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This is what tech companies are looking for when hiring workers

Representatives from Google, IBM and Lenovo believe that applicants for a position in their organizations should be entrepreneurial and creative. (photo: laSexta)

augmented reality and virtual, artificial intelligence, metaverse, Internet 3.0Wi-Fi 7, hybrid work and satellite connection are just some of the new ways that users will have to carry out diverse activities with the help of the technology. these new platformsFor their part, they will not be able to evolve over time without people dedicated to their development and with skills geared towards that goal.

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That is why TechMarkup spoke with representatives of technology companies on which are the profiles what are they looking for and what skills are the essentials.

Developers dedicated to cloud security

In the case of IBMGabriel Catropa, partner and technical manager (CTO) of the company, indicated that the profile that this company is looking for is that of a person focused on the development of cloud security because today, many of the developers in the labor market are focused on the development of Applications .

FILE PHOTO: A man stands near an IBM logo at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ​​Spain, February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez//File Photo
FILE PHOTO: A man stands near an IBM logo at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ​​Spain, February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez//File Photo
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“In proportion, a person who has a specialization in applications development Y security development it is almost 2 or 3%. So out of every 10 people who are specifically developers, only one is dedicated to security. It is disproportionate”, The company representative told TechMarkup in an exclusive interview.

In addition, this scenario has motivated IBM commits to making a large investment of resources up to the year 2030 to form approximately 30 million people globally to become dedicated cybersecurity developers.

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For the company, a person who wishes to occupy a position as developer must also have a profile oriented to the researchbecause you also have to know how to operate a artificial intelligence, which requires more technical knowledge.

Innovation and creativity

With respect to lenovosay look for a profile oriented to the innovation, creativity and positivism. This was expressed by Santiago Holguín, general manager of Lenovo Colombia to TechMarkup.

“We want (the workers) to be able to take charge of their projects, choose the best paths for their development and arrive with passion and conviction towards the objectives,” said Holguín.

The company representative also added that the soft skills are also required for the development of optimal work space that is favorable for all. “We want to build a space suitable for conflict resolution and the generation of ideas”.

persevering entrepreneurs

Director of Google Colombia, Giovanni Stellatold TechMarkup that are currently looking for people with desire and ambition to take new challenges constantly. According to him, the recommendation he seeks to give applicants is that they be entrepreneurs.

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FILE PHOTO: The logo for Google LLC is seen at the Google Store Chelsea in Manhattan, New York City, US, November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: The logo for Google LLC is seen at the Google Store Chelsea in Manhattan, New York City, US, November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo

“Have a clear purpose and look for a company, be it Google or not, whose purpose is very much in line with your purpose. This combination will make the impact on the company much more natural and clear, “he told TechMarkup in an exclusive interview.

He added that the people who work in Googlealthough it is a large and well-known company, they are not very different from any other and each one has a history. In the case of Stellacommented that he applied several times for a position before being hired by the company.

“I had applied 10 times before entering Google. I arrived 15 years ago when it was something else. I started in Milano, Italy, because I’m Italian and I got to the final interview but they didn’t hire me. I kept looking and ended up at Dublin, Ireland, in the call center and I began to find my way. Many of us have stories like that, ”she assured.

What are applicants looking for in a company?

On the other hand, during the Future Talent Summit, Diego Olcese, founder of crehana, assured that workers have a tendency to stay in places where they are invest in their careers and young people prefer a hybrid work.

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Also, it was indicated that companies that put their workers at the center of their attention usually have a 3% worker turnover compared to 17% in Mexico, the country with the highest rate in this indicator in Latin America.

Workers today seek to belong to organizations oriented towards inclusion and diversity. This generates greater commitment, productivity and lower turnover, expenses and even more attraction of talent.

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