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Attracting Gen Z Shoppers and Associates

Feb 27, 2023
Forum 224-226
People Development

In a post-pandemic world, workers expect more from their employers than ever before, from workplace flexibility, alignment with personal values, and a clear path to career development. In a panel discussion with college students interested in food industry careers, discover what it takes to recruit and retain a dependable workforce and how to communicate your competitive advantage to attract the next generation.


  • Discover how to entice high-potential students to work for your organization
  • Hear what Gen Z wants from prospective employers
  • Find out how to attract the next generation of shoppers to your shop your store online or in person
Kristin Popp, EVP - Woodman's Food Markets
Gianna Furlan, Student - St. Joe's University
Katelyn Wandel, Student - Western Michigan University
Jillian Dowdle, Student - Niagara University
Liz Cartier, Student - St. Joe's University
Sofia Montgomery
Cal Poly
women grocers of america (wga)
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