Latin America is a rapidly growing market, one that is slowly adopting the standardization that the global market requires, while still remaining a vast and highly complex region that calls for flexible and customized approaches.
In order to understand Talent Acquisition in LATAM, it is essential to first know the region itself. It’s easy to think of Latin America as one single unit, but in reality it is a group of more than 20 countries, working in 3 different languages, with all the nuances that entails.
It may sound daunting to organizations with headquarters in other regions to think about how to put together a region-wide Talent Acquisition structure in Latin America. But not doing so could lead to costly solutions, such as a heavy reliance on third-party local contractors. Getting to know each country’s traditional business practices is key, and will make it easier to start thinking about redefining Talent Acquisition for the region.
In a recent webinar, “How RPO Works in Latin America,” we shared with listeners how Latin America works, and whether RPO is a good fit for your organization. Key takeaways include:
However familiar, or unfamiliar, your organization is with RPO, understanding Latin America’s dynamics is the first step toward transforming your Recruitment processes.
Post contributed by Christian Scandella, Senior Vice President, Latin America. Connect with him on LinkedIn.