When considering the hiring process, we often assume that companies are in search of someone who fits perfectly with the company’s culture. In other words, ideal candidates reflect the company’s mission and core values, while being able to adapt to the existing order of things through their attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.
In the words of Greek philosopher Heraclitus: “There is nothing permanent except change.” 2019 is going to be a year full of changes and challenges for the Mexican workforce; nevertheless, the overall picture is promising. According to the Annual Remuneration Poll (TRS), the salary increase for executives in 2019 will be of 5.4%; while for managers, sales and professionals, it will be 5.3%. However, this increase is not a guarantee of better competitiveness.
With Christmas and New Years just around the corner, it’s easy to want to hit the pause button on your job search. It’s common for people to take a break from the job hunt during this time, and that’s exactly why you shouldn’t.
More often than not, we assume that December is meant to be significantly slower when it comes to recruiting. It can be seen as a time when the workload eases up, and the focus shifts from the hiring process to the office holiday party. Surprisingly, and contrary to what we might initially surmise, December is actually
Understanding the standard benefits to which you are entitled as a worker in Mexico can be difficult. In the same way, foreign companies with operations in Mexico or that are thinking about expanding into Mexico can face uncertainty when complying with the law. For instance, employers do not pay for certain benefits that are common in the U.S., such as unemployment, paid sick leave, or short and long-term disability. These are instead covered by the IMSS, Mexico’s equivalent of Social Security.