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Valencia, November 24, 2022.
With this programme, the UPV promotes the incorporation into the labor market of young people who stand out both for their academic record and for their transversal skills. Today the 6th edition of the talent recruitment program 'Quédate' has concluded with great success, after two years without being held due to the pandemic
Twenty-five prominent companies have attended the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) today to attract the most outstanding youth talent from the UPV during the final day of the 'Quédate' programme. This is a pioneering initiative in Spanish public universities organized by the Office of the Vice President of Employment and Permanent Training of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), in which 100 talented young people -previously selected from almost 500 students and graduates- have participated in various dynamics to demonstrate their abilities to the representatives of the participating companies. Through Through this programme, the UPV intends to reward students and graduates who have stood out both for their academic record and for their transversal skills; and on the other hand, provide companies committed to youth employment, the most outstanding talent. For María Dolores Salvador, Vice-rector for Employment and Permanent Training of the UPV: "The final day has been very exciting. The 100 young people who have most They have been able to surprise human resources managers with their reasoning, critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving ability, as well as demonstrating their ability to work as a team, empathy, and leadership." The young people have been part of a dynamic, directed by the consultancy Cegos, in which they have had to solve a challenge. Meanwhile, the 'scouts' of the companies have been detecting the qualities of each of the participants. After the team dynamics, the individual defense of the solutions has offered the headhunters the definitive opportunity to refine their selection. Large companies and the University prevent brain drain The winning group was made up of: Ana Belda, Macarena Cantero, María Colomar, Javier Ezpeleta, Nerea García, Armen Karapetyan, Jorge Moreno, Borja Tomás Pallas, José David Poncelas and Ivana Beatriz Spinoso. Esther Ródenas, one of the participants and student of the master's degree in data analysis engineering, process improvement and decision-maker at the UPV and with a double degree in business administration and management and technology engineering and telecommunications services, he affirms "I would like to meet a company to which I can apply when I finish the master's degree". The event in this sixth edition has counted with the participation of 25 prestigious companies: Accenture, Airbus, Analog Devices, BP, Banco Santander, Celestica, DHL, Edwards Lifesciences, Fermax, Ford, Forvia Faurecia, GMV, Grefusa, Huawei, HP, MAHLE, Minsait (an Indra Company), NTT Data, Power Electronics, PwC, S2 Grupo, Sanlúcar, Siemens, Stadler, Torrecid. In addition to having the support of Cegos for the dynamic that will take place on November 24. For Enrique Roig, Ford Spain's training and development manager, "our company has participated in all the editions of 'Quédate' with the with the aim of detecting talent and incorporating it into the company. In fact, we have hired several young people, including, for example, a young engineer who is currently the European head of innovation for Ford of Europe. It is a program completely aligned with our commitment to talent and youth employment".
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