Author Archives for Maite Garcia Retegui


Knowmad, the professional profile most demanded by companies

January 23, 2019 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts According to the latest Infoempleo Adecco Report, recently published, almost 14% of last year’s job openings sought to fill positions that were non-existent 15 years ago, and were primarily oriented to fields related to new technologies.                                           These data confirm the projections made some time ago by experts, entities and institutions about the future of... View Article
Decision making

How does decision making work?

January 16, 2019 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts If there’s something that characterises human beings is that their whole life roams through a constant process of decision making, not only regarding basic needs or situations with short-term impact –what to eat, what to wear, etc.- but also more complex ones –which political party to vote for, where to invest savings, either to accept... View Article
Personal brand

The way to create your personal brand

January 9, 2019 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts Anybody determined enough can set in motion a powerful tool to develop a career successfully: a personal brand synonymous with a professional who has the knowledge, attitudes and skills required to stand out from the crowd in the labour market. This is possible because marketing is not only effective for the promotion of products and... View Article
Emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence in work environments

January 2, 2019 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts Emotional intelligence is among the skills gaining momentum regarding talent search on the part of companies, as various studies, reports and forecasts about the future of the labour market concur. According to Anthony Howard, CEO of Awaken Group and leadership expert, this increasing focus on knowledge, control and management of own emotions is closely related... View Article

SCRUM or how to bet on innovation within companies

December 26, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts In 1986, Japanese professors Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka published an article about innovation called The New New Product Development Game. In that article, they focused on development and release processes of cutting-edge products such as photocopiers, cameras or car engines. These projects were intended to reach customers as soon as possible in order to... View Article
Talent retention

The key to talent retention: improving employee experience

December 12, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts With professionals being increasingly given to change workplace, one of the biggest challenges companies are facing is talent retention. For this reason, an essential concept that must be managed in the HR field is employee experience. Jacob Morgan, an expert in the sector, claims in his book The Employee Experience Advantage that it’s all about... View Article

Trends in staff selection

November 21, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts One of the main challenges faced by any company’s HR department, regardless their size, is to choose the adequate person for each job position. Traditionally, a staff selection process was based on interviews and a knowledge test of some sort. In recent years, however, some innovations are being introduced in order to fine tune the... View Article
Creative thinking

The way to enhance creative thinking in the workplace

November 14, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts In recent history, instances of creativity being the driving force behind the enormous success of certain companies are not few. In some cases, they started humbly, but over time they became giant multinational corporations with great influence and impact on global economy. Outstanding examples of this like Apple, Facebook or Google are already part of... View Article
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