Our recent survey found that financial services professionals have generally been more likely to demonstrate an interest in developing their skills and advancing their careers. But in 2020, less than 25% of BCM organizations had reported significant progress in defining the skills needed to drive future growth, according to a PwC survey.
In this labor market, employers need competitive benefits to retain, attract, and develop top talent. They also need to make the connection between education and career pathways to fill talent pipelines for the jobs of tomorrow.
Fortunately, investing more in education and career growth is a win-win. Employees get what they want out of their careers — and they’re more likely to stay and grow at your company.
To better inform your talent strategy, let’s take a look at recent survey data on financial services employees and their perceptions on education and career growth.¹
Methodology: Guild sent a survey to 1,323 individuals across industries using an online research panel aggregator in March, 2022, resulting in 819 qualified respondents. Of this sample, we looked at a segment of 236 working adults in the financial industry (n=81) or interested in entering the financial industry (n=180).