Best Projects 2020 features all the nominated entries submitted ‘Submit your Project’ category. All the entries consist of innovative projects run by existing enterprises in the form of businesses, NGOs or informal programs.
Published on September 30, 2020 um 09:08
Type of Enterprise
Year the ngo or company was founded
Explain your project in details:
Our main objective is to turn into a well-known company across the Latin-american region, helping people to get them job offers and teaching them with workshops on how to improve in an interview or making their resume more atractive for headhunters. Our approach right now is making universitary students be more conscious about their need for being more employable in such a competitive world.
Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development
Recently we celebrated the first aniversary, and since then we have built a decent reputation across social media, in Facebook we have over 4000 followers and we maintain daily activity. In order to evaluate success, we use the method of OKR (Objective Key Results), a well-know method used by companies like Google or Intel; it helps us in drafting medium-term objectives (6 month span) and making sub-objectives in order to reach them, and get feedback from all of our team in a weekly basis.
Sustainability and future plans
Our business model consists of selling workshops about how to improve in job interviews and personalized mentoring. For the moment and meanwhile we get more followers, we are economicaly sustainable by selling group study sessions for students of the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. Also, we are backed up by StartUPC, an organization that approves us business model and gives us weekly mentoring. In the future, we plan on getting enought Networking to expand ourselves to other countries.
Your profile as an entrepreneur
The owner of this business has 24 years old, graduated of Engineering from the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. He has always thought that students always struggle to find a job that fits their needs, and that many of them have disadvantages in comparison to other people who have experiencie or network. Thanks to proactivity, he was capable of developing a business that solves this problem, and has the backup from the Startup Accelerator of the UPC, StartUPC.
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