5 Mexico HR Trends to Watch for in 2019

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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.

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‘Tis the Season for Hiring: 7 Advantages of Recruiting in December

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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 prime time when it comes to recruiting, and here’s why.

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A Quick Overview of Mexico Employment Benefits

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.

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Hiring: How to Attract the Right Person for the Job in a Tight Talent Market

In today’s market, talent is not a boundless resource. In fact, the talent market is arguably tighter than ever, and it is up to employers to come up with new ways to attract, recruit, and retain talented individuals for a given position.

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