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Weekly Roundups

EdTech: Optimizing Talent, Challenging the Status Quo

By Cinthya Alaniz Salazar | Wed, 03/30/2022 - 17:07

The digital transformation has changed the skills industry leaders need to secure their company’s scalability and permanence. Edtech is helping organizations upskill and reskill their existing contributors in accordance to their business needs and objectives. In the public sector it is challenging the status quo of in-person studies in Mexico’s education system.

Meanwhile, industry leaders contemplate the entry barriers women face in the workforce, ESG values and objectives and sourcing input from young professionals. Mexico’s Talent Form 2022 will examine in depth the rise of the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and what is on the horizon for them.

 

Here is your weekly Talent roundup!

 

Mexico

The Rise of the Chief Human Resources Officer

Mexico Business News has invited industry leaders from Accenture, Nestlé and Clara to address the rise of the CHRO, the importance of this figure in the continued functionality of company operations and how the role will evolve in 2022 and beyond.

Thincrs: Optimizing Mexico’s Tech Talent

The incessant march of technology demands that companies invest in the optimization of their talent to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving digital ecosystem. Tackling this market urgency is Thincrs, an edtech and recruitment company that just launched its Talent Development-as-a-Service platform.

A New Era for Edutech

Mexico’s educational sector still stigmatizes virtual education due to the misunderstanding that it could never be equal to in-person education. That misunderstanding is now facing greater scrutiny, said Zyanya Bejarano, Vice President of Latin America, Instructure.

 

Industry Trends 

A Long Way to Go on Gender Equality in Mexico

Women in Mexico face disproportionate barriers of entry to the labor market and when they enter it, they contend with wage disparity and unequal access to leadership opportunities. This collectively points to a need for female entrepreneurs who have proven to encourage greater female participation.

“I can hear a rumbling in the distance: I see more and more women and men simply having more conversations about women in the workforce,” said Lissy Giacoman, CEO & Co-Founder, Vincoed.

Why Is ESG So Important?

Investors, banks, potential clients and employees make decisions every day that are more aligned to the success of companies on their sustainability, social responsibility and corporate governance efforts. As consumer confidence shifts away from government and media, businesses have been tasked to take initiative where traditional institutions cannot.

Why Do I Like to Have Lunch with Our Interns?

Interns belong to the digital generation, their vision is fresh and their voice is a valuable insight for leaders and companies. “Conversing with young professionals I have found great opportunities to demonstrate close leadership, experience genuine and honest feedback,” said Arturo de la Rosa, General Manager, Abbvie.

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Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Journalist & Industry Analyst