The jobs of the future are already here and Fundación Telefónica can help you find them


The digitization Its rapid implementation in recent years has made knowledge of new technologies essential for finding employment in all sectors and in all professional categories. It’s not just that new skills control, but also new professions which are transforming the work ecosystem by giving rise to new professional profiles which, a few years ago, were not even glimpsed.

But this, of course, is not available to everyone. That is why the Fundación Telefónica seeks to equip society with these skills and bring them closer to the new employability, so that no one is left behind.

In this way, it promotes, develops and teaches digital training programs on the new profiles demanded by the labor market, reducing the educational gap and access to the new opportunities offered by digitalization. So in 2021 more than 1.2 million people, in the 10 countries where it is presenthas benefited from these programs and continues in 2022 to support this commitment by developing new content and themes.

Discover the Conecta Empleo program of the Fundación Telefónica

The digital training program Connect employment offers more than 20 tutored lessons and self-training so that everyone can train and become a web developer, cybersecurity expert, digital marketing or data architect.

Likewise, Professionals 4.0, promoted with the support of the CEOE, promotes, through transversal knowledge and specific skills, the digitization of the key productive sectors of our country. The seventh edition of Construction Nanograde 4.0 is currently being developed with the support of the Construction Labor Foundation, with which its workers are equipped with digital skills; the Nanogrado de Transporte 4.0, with ASTIC and CONFEBUS and, recently launched, Nanogrado Hortofrutícola 4.0 in collaboration with CEOE and FEPEX, the application of new technologies in this sector is encouraged.

One of the best coding campuses in the world

Belonging to an international network in 26 countries with more than 15,000 students and considered one of the most innovative universities in the world by the TOP 10 world universities of the WURI ranking, Fundación Telefónica has promoted Campus 42 in Spain with the aim of providing job opportunities in technologies such as Cybersecurity, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain or IoT, among others.

Its employability percentage is 100% thanks to its close contact with the most innovative technological companies and its teaching method. Based on peer learning, gamification and self-learning, 42’s methodology pushes students from day one to understand the world of programming from experience. It currently has 2,000 students spread across its campuses in Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Malaga and Urduliz and the only requirement to enter is to be of legal age. It is open to any student profile: from young people who want to bet on innovative training to unemployed people who want to make a 180º turn in their professional career.

It is a barrier-free campus, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, without teachers, without books and without classrooms, where the reality of each day during their learning will make them acquire, in addition to the “hard skills” of programming, “soft skills”, more and more necessary in a world as changing as the one in which we currently live.

Career guidance adapted to everyone

Fundación Telefónica is part of the Telefónica’s Global Innovation and Digital Talent Hub, which aspires to become a magnet for cutting-edge technologies and highly qualified professionals. To do this, in addition to the various training programs described, it offers two free interactive tools for those who do not know what to study or what digital skills to acquire to improve their professional projection.

AI based Virtual Career Advisor de la Fundación Telefónica offers, through its conversational interface, the digital careers that best suit the type of consultant profile, including the entity’s training programs. And, thanks to Big Data, the entity’s employment map monitors and analyzes at all times the most demanded digital professions and skills in our country, displaying them by province, which allows the user to visualize labor market trends.

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