Work Experience

Work Experience

8 out of 10 Mexicans believed that professional success ensures knowing their labour market; Although bosses are looking for other qualities, among them, be proactive and know to save resources. That was what you found a survey of Kelly Services. The human resources solutions firm asked employees from 30 countries what has had greater impact on his professional career. In the case of Mexico, of a universe of more than 5,000 respondents, a majority said that the experience is a determining factor, while only 18% said the academic formation, and 1% remained undecided before the questioning. Three quarters, of a total of 97,000 respondents (74%) noted that to look for a job, the best guide to know the capacity of a person is his work experience. Performance occupies the second place in the interview (14%), followed by the references work (6%) and education (6%) factor. The results, which are part of the international survey on job, showed other interesting facts.

For example, 92% of the participants considered extremely important to upgrade labour skills and knowledge to advance in the professional field. The interest in improving the educational part and in the skills of administrative work stands out in three generations that are part of the productive force, the (18-29 years), and X (30-47 years) and baby boomers (48-65 years). The Mexican worker is increasingly clear that the training and development of skills do not end when integrated into the labour force, but it must continue throughout the career, says Sergio Gomez-Luengo, CEO of Kelly Services Mexico. Become aware of how demanding is the electrician job market and prepare is a first step. But a common mistake in employees is not knowing where it will direct its labor movements and, based on this, search for your workouts. Reaching the upper echelons – a leadership, for example – is not a question of luck, there is that establish goals and time, and then find the tools to get to that point, says Katia Villafuerte, Director of the BA in organizational psychology of the Tecnologico de Monterrey, campus Santa Fe.

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