Technology has come to revolutionize the world of work as we knew it until recently; therefore, companies are increasingly seeking to attract and retain the best digital talent in order to generate a positive impact within the industry.
So stated Mario Tena, Global Chief Operating Officer at Multiplica, who along with Juan Antonio Rugerio, Global Head of Talent Acquisition, spoke at the latest OpenFinance Open Talk about the challenges and opportunities companies face in attracting and retaining the best digital talent.
Main challenges in talent attraction
The panorama concerning the attraction of digital talent today is both interesting and complex at the same time; due to different factors that generate a «talent war» since, as a result of the scarcity of talent, there is an imbalance in terms of salary compensation, which tends to inflate rapidly in the market.
On the other hand, this type of talent has very specific motivators, and they generally look for projects that challenge them in order to make a difference and generate a positive impact.
It is also true that many things have changed culturally, today we are looking for much more flexibility in terms of time and space, with remote and objective-based schemes, and much greater openness to proposals and leadership.
«Work is no longer where you go, but something you do and it accompanies your life.»
Mario Tena, Global Operations Director
How to face these challenges
Experts point out that the best way to meet these challenges is to keep a focus on 3 aspects:
Keys to attracting and retaining the best digital and tech talent
To conclude this interesting talk, our speakers recommended always looking for opportunities and developing talent skills on a constant basis.