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Weekly Roundups

Mexican Talent Attracts Companies, Investment

By Cinthya Alaniz Salazar | Thu, 09/01/2022 - 15:36

The convergence of nearshoring and domestic demand for specialized talent has made Mexico one of the most competitive talent markets in Latin America. Meanwhile, industry leaders consider the difference between adaptive learning and adaptive training, employee well-being as a norm. 

In international news, Asian countries view Mexico as the “New China” for talent. 

 

This week in Talent news and developments:

 

Mexico

Mexico Has the Most Competed Specialized Talent Market

In Latin America, Mexico is the country where companies face the greatest difficulty in recruiting specialized talent, according to ManPowerGroup Consulting. A challenge that is increasingly complemented by a shift toward remote work.

 

Industry Trends 

Adaptive Learning vs Adaptive Training

Differentiating between adaptive learning and training, often confused concepts, can help to better understand the possibilities of applying new technologies to our training reality, says MBN expert contributor, Tecnatom’s Knowledge Management Manager Francisco Ruiz. 

 

Investing in Employee Well-Being Should Not be Novel but the Norm

Since 2020 work, personal and family dynamics have changed completely and even coexist in the same space. Given all these changes, it is no surprise that mental health and wellness have become increasingly important, both at home and in the workplace. But still, many companies have not given employees the necessary support or resources, writes for MBN Shelley Pursell, Director Marketing for Latam and Iberia, Hubspot.

 

International 

Asia Views Mexico as the New China

Countries in Asia are choosing to build their companies in Mexico over the US given the latter’s lack of specialized engineers and technicians, says Manuel Montoya, President of the Network of Clusters in the Automotive Industry and Director of the Automotive Cluster of Nuevo Leon. As more manufacturing comes to Mexico, the country will need to make decisive investment in supporting infrastructure.

Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Journalist & Industry Analyst