A hundred students compete in 3rd #KPMGTalentHackaton

February 18, 2019
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This article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English via Google Translate. Click here to read the original article.

KPMG has gathered 100 students in Spain for the third edition of #KPMGTalentHackathon. The conference, held recently at the headquarters of the global network of professional services firms offering audit, tax, financial and business advice services in Madrid, sought to be a learning experience with three clear objectives: identifying talent, add value to the candidates and position the firm.

In spite of being the third occasion in which KPMG celebrates this competition, it is the second edition that the KPMG Talent Hackaton has been focused only on STEM profiles, that is, specialized in engineering (computing, telecommunications or industrial), mathematics, statistics, physicists, students of double degrees with technological or digital component or of masters in cybersecurity or data analytics.

In this way, throughout a full day of teamwork, which were guided by experts in Design Thinking of KPMG and accompanied by mentors and professionals from the different areas of the firm, the participants worked on the resolution of each one. of the challenges posed by the company.

Likewise, during the process, the recruiters of KPMG were evaluating the capacities and competences of the candidates, as well as their possible fit in the different professional areas that the firm offers.

Finally, the day concluded with the celebration of a project fair, where the finalist teams presented their solutions before a panel of partners who valued their work.

According to sources of the company, beyond how many people join the firm after the process, the KPMG Talent Hackaton intends year after year "to contribute to the training and learning of students." "It is part of our corporate responsibility and our commitment to people," they add.

In addition, according to the organizers, the day is "an enriching experience for both students and professionals of KPMG", since it allows the firm "identify talent" and show young people how they work in the organization, what kind of signature is and what you can find if you join KPMG.

This article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English via Google Translate. Click here to read the original article.

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