LinkedIn, the largest professional social network in the world, with a presence in more than 200 countries and more than 630 million users, of which more than 13 million are Mexicans, conducted a survey among more than 5,000 people in 35 countries in which it identified The four main challenges of companies in their fight for the best professional profiles:
1. Interpersonal skills; “Technical skills will be less and less important in the face of the arrival of artificial intelligence,” says Borja Castelar, Head of North Latam – Mexico and Caribbean Director of LinkedIn Talen Solutions. Stresses that today the soft skills or soft skills most demanded by companies are creativity, persuasion, collaboration, adaptability and time management.
2. Labor flexibility; Flexible schedules and the possibility of a home office will increasingly be a differentiating factor to attract the best talent, says Borja.
3. I reject harassment. After the rise of movements like #Metoo, says the LinkedIn executive, companies must establish a culture of respect, with policies of zero tolerance for harassment practices, offering training courses on equity and tolerance, and promoting gender diversity and Origins in the teams.
4. Salary transparency Although in countries like Mexico this is a taboo, Borja states that there are many more benefits than the harms of making salaries public and be clear in salary and promotion policies.
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