JobAndTalent, the world’s leading workforce-as-a-service provider, has recently announced its partnership with Medac, an official vocational training institute, aiming to use education as a pillar to create a better, more egalitarian, and just society. This initiative will help “to bridge the gap between quality training provided by Medac centers (in-person or online) and the job opportunities made available by JobAndTalent, the company’s LinkedIn post mentioned.
Malaga-based Medac provides vocational training services in Spain, Italy, and Portugal. The startup aimed to innovate in the educational model, offering training focused on employability with 85% of practical classes and adapted to the labor market’s demands. With its method, the platform allows the personal development of students so that they can contribute real value to society. It was acquired by private equity company KKR in 2021.
As part of the agreement, Medac students will have exclusive access to job opportunities on the JobAndTalent app. At the same time, those already using the platform will get a discount on Medac training programs, facilitating their access to continuous education.
Speaking on the collaboration, Vice President of Growth, JobAndTalent, Sonsoles Navarro, said:
Our partnership with Medac is fully aligned with our core mission of reinventing the future of work for everyone’s benefit. With all that we do, we focus on empowering our workers to shape their careers as they see fit, and we strongly believe in the value that Medac brings with their adaptive programs that prepare students to excel in today’s labor market.
Founded in 2009 by Juan Urdiales and Felipe Nav, JobAndTalent aims to make the labour market much more fluid and accessible by tearing down all job search and hiring barriers. Its job matching technology enables one to recommend the right job offers to candidates in real-time and suitable candidates to businesses, making this process faster and more efficient.
Headquartered in Madrid, the company rose by more than 90% to €1.9 billion ($2.1 billion US) in 2022. It operates in 11 countries across Europe and the Americas. The firm has raised over $850 million in funding from investors such as Atomico, Kinnevik, and Softbank.