Business analyses can offer compelling arguments in terms of reduced workforce costs and access to new markets. Projections are exactly that, optimistic estimates based on historical data. It is simply hard to quantify the future. Corporate leadership is challenged by balancing short and long-term gains or risks in a volatile economic environment. As you evaluate expansion into Mexico, here are five things to consider.Continue reading
Being a leader is a skill that anyone can learn—that is, a learned or acquired ability. It takes desire. It takes extended practice. Above all, it takes action.
Whether you are a teacher, parent, mentor, coach, manager, director, politician, or CEO, anytime you are in a position to influence the thinking, behavior, or development of people to accomplish a goal in their personal or professional lives, you are taking on the role of a leader. You have a responsibility, even a moral obligation to see to it that you are developing that skill.Continue reading
It’s a universal truth that no one likes to be broken up with. Breakups can be difficult, messy, and awkward. In the world of business, resigning from a job, especially one you have been doing for a long time, can in many ways resemble a breakup. So, just like a breakup, a resignation should be handled respectfully, with tact, and above all, you should do what you can to minimize the damage. It’s always best to leave on amicable terms, no matter why you’re resigning, and here are a few reasons why.Continue reading
For many years, employers in Mexico have grappled with a persistent challenge: how to fill vacancies with the most qualified candidates.
Much like the country itself, the job market in Mexico is diverse. It’s not always easy to find work, or the right employee, but rest assured, Mexico’s developing economy still allows for seasoned executives to thrive and young professionals to develop their skills and kickstart their careers.
It is fair to state that there isn’t a single Latin work culture. The region known as Latin America can be subdivided into the primary language spoken, political and geographic features, as well as demographics and national cultures. One key thread is the importance of family heritage and national origin (“Latino/Hispanic Culture in the U.S. InterExchange,” n.d.). Chamorro-Premuzic and Sanger (2016) examined decision making and communication styles in several regions.Continue reading