Gen Z and the Lure of the Office Wednesday, 14 September 2022 from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Session Type
Learning Experience

Contrary to popular belief, younger generations have indicated a preference to be in the office. 69% of 18-34-year-olds want to be either in the office full-time, or have a hybrid approach. Data demonstrates that the office is considered valuable to the majority of workers especially those early in their careers. Gone are the days of ping pong tables and nor do Gen Z want to work from the beach. How can the office and office experience become a recruitment tool for future generations? Moderated by Unispace, this debate will include cross sector and cross discipline viewpoints from a variety of companies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Despite the view that Gen Z want to work remotely, they have more a desire than anyone to work from the workplace.

  • The future workplace needs to be shaped based on incoming talent, not C-Suite's personal views.

  • There is no one-size-fits-all view of the purpose of the office - even across one generation.


Portrait photo of Stuart Finnie Stuart Finnie
Head of Design, Unispace
Portrait photo of Lisa Venhaus Lisa Venhaus
Coordinator Property Management Western Europe, Mapletree
Portrait photo of Cas Verdonk Cas Verdonk
Real Estate Coordinator, Rivian
Portrait photo of Rowan de Bruin Rowan de Bruin
Head of Global Workplace Advisory, Mapiq B.V.


Demographics, Leadership & Management, Organizational Composition, Talent

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