Employers that operate in several countries, with a mobile workforce, need to apply global background screening standards for both their direct and contracted or outsourced employees. MultiLatin's David Robillard explains the importance of localizing that process and the criteria to getting it right.
Globant has been in Colombia for eight years, and now have 1,500 employees in Bogotá, and another 1,000 in Medellin. In total, the company has about 9,700 employees, meaning that over 25% of Globant’s workforce is in Colombia.
Partnering with a large IT services company can help nearshore providers expand into new markets and new verticals, while creating additional capacity for the IT services company and opening up access to talent.
Increased automation in the ITO and BPO space is heightening the need for cybersecurity, while countries need to tighten their focus on digital skills in order to remain competitive, according to AT Kearney’s 2019 index.