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How to Best Foster Talent Post-COVID-19?

By Alessa Flores | Thu, 06/25/2020 - 17:24

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the working environment in Mexico and the world. After the disruption caused by the health crisis, organizations have focused their efforts on preparing for a new business reality. KPMG released a report at the beginning of last week, where it explains what are the five elements to plan talent development toward a new post-COVID-19 world. The consultancy firm explains that "reconfiguring the workforce and assessing the short, medium and long-term impacts is necessary to plan the sustainability of the business while caring for the people." 

Now let’s jump into the Week in Talent!

CICEG and IECA Ally to Boost Talent Development in Guanajuato

The Chamber of the Footwear Industry of Guanajuato (CICEG) has signed a collaboration agreement with the State Training Institute (IECA) to promote the sector and train local talent with modern machinery. This agreement is intended to develop human talent in specialized areas to revive the economy.


Expansión Presents the Second Edition of "The 41 + 1 LGBT Executives" in Mexico

This time, Expansión not only focused on whether they were managers or entrepreneurs, but also on their impact on the business ecosystem in Mexico, in collaboration with Korn Ferry. The candidates also had to demonstrate their commitment to the LGBT+ community, with proven actions over past year. These were qualitatively evaluated by an editorial committee made up of the Expansión team and its allies, ADIL and Love4All. Among the honored executives are Alberto Coppel, CEO of Pueblo Bonito Golf & Spa Resorts; Valeria Chapa, Vice President & General Counsel Corporate and Legal Operations at Orbia; Germán Ortiz, Leader Partner of Clients and Industries at Deloitte Consulting México; Edurne Balmori, Director General at METCO and Álvaro Velasco, CEO and Founder of SkyAlert.


First Virtual Recruitment Fair

Tecnológico de Monterrey offered the first Virtual Recruitment Fair where students and graduates could contact with different companies to develop professionally. Companies such as CEMEX, DHL, Henkel, Jumex, Siemens, Bimbo and Banorte, will present vacancies for graduates from the Mexico City, State of Mexico and Santa Fe campuses. In total, six recruitment fairs were organized nationwide, attracting more than 9,000 students who have completed or are about to finish their studies at Tecnológico de Monterrey.

The data used in this article was sourced from:  
KMPG, Expansion, Fashion Network
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Alessa Flores Alessa Flores Senior Journalist and Industry Analyst