Nearshoring, ESG, Inclusivity: The Week in Talent
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Nearshoring, ESG, Inclusivity: The Week in Talent

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Anmol Motwani By Anmol Motwani | Journalist & Industry Analyst - Wed, 07/26/2023 - 17:36

A report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) shows that the gender gap still persists in Latin America, as women are still underrepresented in many workforces. For that reason, fostering inclusive representation of women and the LGBTQ+ community remains a paramount developmental priority.

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Over 30% of Mexicans Have not Received Raises in Two Years

A recent study by PageGroup found that over 30% of Mexican employees have not received a salary increase in the past two years. The study also found that one in two candidates admitted feeling the effects of the cost of living crisis on their career decisions, emphasizing the significance of economic stability in job choices.

Mexico’s Next President Could Shape Nearshoring Future   

The next president of Mexico has a unique opportunity to shape the future of nearshoring in the country. By making the right decisions, the next president can help to make Mexico a leading destination for nearshoring and create jobs and economic growth for the country.

Industry Development 

Redefining Office Space After the Pandemic 

Many employees in Mexico are embracing hybrid working, in which they split their working time between home and office. This has led to a demand for more flexible office spaces that can accommodate both remote and in-person work.

Electromobility and Employment: Opportunities Challenges 

Electromobility is growing rapidly and is expected to create significant employment opportunities in Mexico. However, there are some challenges that need to be addressed to realize these opportunities, such as the need for skilled workers and investment in infrastructure.

Embracing ESG: A Talent Magnet 

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors are increasingly important to employees, and companies that embrace ESG are more likely to attract and retain top talent. There are a number of ways that companies can embrace ESG, such as setting ambitious environmental targets, investing in social programs and adopting good corporate governance practices. 

Executive Perspective 

Attracting Passive Candidates in a Competitive Talent Market 

Passive candidates are those who are not actively looking for a job but may be open to switching if presented with the right opportunity. Sebastian Dominguez, Vice President,, suggests tips on how to reach them, including building a continuous pipeline, strengthening your employer brand, enhancing candidate engagement and investing in smart sourcing solutions.

The Importance of Happiness and its Impact on Managing Employment 

Happiness is becoming increasingly important in the workplace, as employers realize that happy employees are more productive, engaged and loyal. “There are a number of things that employers can do to promote happiness in the workplace, such as providing flexible work arrangements, offering opportunities for professional development and creating a positive work culture,” says Rosy Barrón, Country Manager, Pandapé. 

Sexual, Gender Diversity Drives Retention: Globant Mexico

Globant Mexico recently hosted the "Pride Talk" event to discuss the importance of sexual and gender diversity in the workplace. The event aimed to foster conversations about diversity and inclusion, and attracted HR professionals from various organizations across the country.


Gender Disparity Persists in Latin America: IDB 

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has released a new report that shows that gender disparity persists in Latin America. The report found that women in the region are still underrepresented in the workforce and earn less than men.

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