LONDON, April 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The IVECO commercial vehicles manufacturing facility in Valladolid, Spain has achieved Gold status in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program becoming the second CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/MI: CNHI) site, after the Madrid plant, to do so.
Belén joined Generation Spain in 2015. After graduation she got a job as a Digital Marketing Planner with CartoDB, a technology company that helps organizations around the world to map and analyze location data.
The crisis destroyed my job
“I was doing well. With a university degree and 3 years of professional experience, I was enjoying my job as a marketing planner. Then the crisis struck Spain: My employer went bankrupt, I lost my job, and I couldn’t find another one that matched my qualifications. It was so frustrating.”
Borja is a 28 year-old male, with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and a Master’s degree in Ecology.
After university, Borja alternated volunteering with an NGO in Costa Rica and part-time tutoring for middle and high school students in Madrid. Through these experiences, he discovered his passion for teaching and enrolled to earn a second Master’s degree in Education. He continued looking for full-time teaching jobs without success. Before applying to Generation Spain, Borja had been unemployed for a year.
Laura joined the inaugural class of Generation's Barcelona, Spain program in September 2014.
The youth unemployment crisis
“We have to overcome the crisis of youth unemployment in Spain. A lot of young people don’t know where to look for work when they finish their studies. But people need a push — because sometimes we attribute all our challenges to the crisis, and that makes it hard for us to move forward.”
Guillermo joined Generation in Madrid in 2014. After graduation he got a job as a Digital Consultant.
My job was to look for a job
Like many fresh university graduates in Spain, Guillermo experienced the country’s high rate of youth unemployment first-hand. “My job was to look for a job. I assumed someone was hiring people somehow, but I had no idea how to get a job. I sent my resume to many employers, but got nowhere. It wasn’t easy.”