Currently there is a growing demand for people with skills and knowledge to work in the technology industryThis is due to the fact that technology plays a fundamental role in the brand development to improve your productivity, optimize processes and take your business to other scenarios.
This panorama has generated several opportunities for those who join the digital transformation, which will bring a boosting the growth of the economy, competitiveness and employment employment of the country.
However, there is currently a large gap between supply and demand for workers with programming and development skills.
Within the framework of this panorama, the startup ‘Web Make It Real’ has launched a bet to train people for free and they will pay for their educational process when they already have a job within the ‘tech’ industry.
What is this initiative about?
In accordance with German Escobar, CEO of Make It Real, this program was born three years ago seeking to promote a shared agreement revenue model. “This means believe, bet and invest in the student by providing training without initial cost more than 400 hours and then helping them get jobs at the biggest tech companies”.
In this way, most can start for free and they will not have to assume any cost until I get a job; then they should contribute a percentage of your income for a certain time, to pay for the trainings which have teachers from the ‘tech’ industry.
Escobar maintains that 100% of the graduates they start working in the technology sector 6 months later after having finished the classes, since this institution accompanies them in their interview processes.
“Our TOP is characterized by being a program that can have multiple cohorts in parallel, but with maximum 15 people for each group and two technical mentors in charge plus a soft skills mentor. This is essential to ensure the growth of the student not only in the technical but also in the workplace. through sessions where we improve resumes “, Escobar explained.
Likewise, for those who wish to participate and they need financial help, Make It Real thanks to the support of Ikea Entrepreneurship and Nesst, will provide help to minorities (LGBTQ +, reduced mobility, women or belonging to strata 1, 2 and 3) of more than 2.7 million pesos.
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How to sign up?
Currently, it is open the call To apply you must enter the official website of Make If Real, the date limit to receive applications is until January 14. On this occasion, it is expected to have more than 100 Colombians who are interested To participate.