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The Challenge faced by human resources when hiring

By |2020-02-19T11:44:26+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: HUMAN RESOURCES|

Specific profiles vs. multipotential profiles. We know that determining what type of profile to hire for a particular position is a challenge that Human Resources departments face. A question raised by recruiters when recruiting staff is: do we focus the search on specific profiles ormultipotential profiles? Of course the answer, in large part, is going to depend [...]

Change within organisations

By |2020-02-17T08:38:34+00:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: CHANGE ACCELERATORS|

Change within organisations is a topic that triggers debate because it demands a profound transformation in people and teams. Every change process requires recognition of strengths and opportunities for improvement, but it can also mean that conflicts may arise. Change, like any human process, contains various factors that can hinder the success of the process and [...]

Architecture in organisations: Accompanying culture with spaces

By |2020-02-17T08:33:10+00:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: CULTURA ORGANIZACIONAL|

I arrive and turn on the computer. While the systems of my laptop start working, I go to the kitchen, get my mug, check supplies, prepare some coffee and breakfast. I sit on my chair, or whichever I find, as there are no assigned seats. Some people mark the one that feels most comfortable for them with a sticker. [...]

Getting a Jump on the Future: conceiving education for the jobs of tomorrow

By |2020-02-17T08:16:55+00:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: EDUCATION|

Riding on your mother’s back while she gathered food for dinner was the schooling of our ancestors. The task of educating, in the infancy of civilization, mainly served to pass down a tribe’s discovered methods of survival from one generation to the next.  And, if we take a moment to think about this, we actually haven’t [...]

Education for the jobs of the future

By |2020-02-14T09:12:37+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: STUDY|

“The best way to predict the future is to create it” – Peter Drucker  The future is inevitable, and this compels us to invest better in education and in the development of skills that prepare us for new professional positions and profiles.   In this sense, teaching fulfils a structural factor and the growth of collaborative work [...]

Recruiting IT Talent: More people, less unicorns

By |2020-02-14T08:42:17+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: IT TALENT|

The IT department in organisations is no longer optional or a novelty. To survive, you need a qualified team at the forefront of new technologies and with a business vision to enhance operations and the future of the organisation. We agree that the demand for IT profiles is greater than the supply available, according to the [...]

IT Recruitment, the key to making it successful

By |2020-02-14T08:39:44+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: IT RECRUITMENT|

In today’s changing labour market, we face a reality described in a 2018 Randstad study, where 1,250,000 jobs in the IT sector have been created in the last 5 years. For recruiters, dealing with the IT recruitment can become a real challenge. What happens when we need to recruit areas of knowledge that we do not manage? Nonetheless, [...]

Transforming organisations into having agile cultures

By |2020-01-21T05:52:24+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: AGILISM|

The current labour market demands the incorporation of agile methodologies to processes. However, their implementation doesn’t adapt to all projects. A company’s organisational culture and level of maturity can influence that implementation. In this sense, transformation processes are not immediate. On the contrary, they take many years and resources, since both traditional and agile elements coexist [...]

Agile Culture in selection processes: Agile Recruiting

By |2020-01-16T10:09:00+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: AGILISM|

Agile methodologies are becoming a driving force for change within organisations. What started with software development has expanded to different areas of the company and, finally, to the Human Resources department. The People Management area is beginning to use digital transformation for its recruitment processes. So let’s talk a bit about what Agile Recruiting is. First of all, [...]

Towards a diverse organisational culture

By |2020-01-14T11:06:42+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE|

“Companies with diverse teams have more possibilities of success than those with homogeneous teams,” explains María Ballesteros, manager at Hays Mexico. It’s about being free, creating a culture that starts with leaders and reaches the entire organisation, where the sense of diversity and inclusion is allowed, as happens in life. When we talk about cultural diversity in [...]