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How jobseekers can overcome being ‘overqualified’

It’s ironic isn’t it? You work hard your whole life, climbing the corporate ladder. You gather valuable skills and knowledge along the way. You become a better you every single day you step out of that office. Then when you unexpectedly find yourself looking for work, the “overqualified” hammer falls…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 17, 2018 at 8:06am — No Comments

Latinx consumers love tech

Technology is transforming Latinx consumer behaviour, from shopping to communication and media consumption, according to a new study from Nielsen.

In Descubrimiento Digital: The Online Lives of Latinx Consumers, the research firm noted that the majority (60%) of Latinx (a gender-neutral term…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 17, 2018 at 7:55am — No Comments

Reaching Hispanic consumers: 4 ways to get your company on track

Most of corporate America feels the Hispanic market is not a top priority or a profitable consumer, even though national statistics and research show the exact opposite.

This is due to a misperception of the market and a lack of understanding about this growing and influential consumer.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 17, 2018 at 7:49am — No Comments

5 eye-opening statistics about minorities in tech

The evidence is clear: A more diverse workforce leads to higher revenues and more creative teams. But despite funnelling millions of dollars into well-intentioned diversity initiatives, white men remain overrepresented in the industry compared to the private sector as a whole.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 13, 2018 at 9:52am — No Comments

Why ‘Follow Your Passion’ isn’t the best career advice

It’s an often quoted phrase, “follow your passion,” and it’s becoming even more prevalent career advice for both career changers and job seekers who aren’t sure what they should be doing. The idea being that if you follow your passion you’ll ultimately find a line of work that is fulfilling for you.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 13, 2018 at 9:34am — No Comments

Miss America has a Latina problem

When Miss Massachusetts, Gabriela Taveras, took the stage on Sunday night at the 2019 Miss America pageant, she made a point to introduce herself in a full Spanish accent. Although she said her name with the utmost confidence on stage, Taveras was defying suggestions she had been given by supporters…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 13, 2018 at 8:34am — No Comments

4 tips on negotiating a pay raise

Everyone wants to get paid what they are worth for the job they are doing. A survey released by Payscale earlier this year says 67% of managers believe their employees are paid fairly, but only 21% of employees feel their pay is accurate.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 10, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments

Why Hispanics are the future of the auto industry

The future of the auto industry is largely in Hispanic hands. The number of cars purchased by U.S. Hispanics is projected to double in the period between 2010 and 2020. Not only that, a large portion of the future growth of the auto industry is expected to come as the result of more Hispanics buying…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 10, 2018 at 9:04am — No Comments

Time to add Hispanic Marketing to your shopping cart

Hispanic consumers in the total U.S. are spending, thriving and more powerful than ever. Grounded in data, a newly released Nielsen study called “Fact or Fiction – The Current State of Hispanic Market” conclusively shows that the narrative around the massive decline of Hispanic consumer purchasing power…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 10, 2018 at 8:55am — No Comments

Choosing between a mentor and a career coach

When you consider making an investment, it's wise to have as much information as possible about ways your investment options might benefit you in the long run. The same is true when investing in your career.

Many workers consider education and training courses but overlook other professional…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 6, 2018 at 9:31am — No Comments

Americans are more educated than ever before

The United States Census Bureau is reporting two major developments involving education.

For the first time in history, 90 percent of Americans over 25 years of age have finished high school. In addition, more than one-third of Americans over the age of 25 have a college degree or higher.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 6, 2018 at 8:22am — No Comments

The online lives of Latinx consumers

Technology is transforming Latinx consumer behavior from shopping to communication and media consumption, according to :Descubrimiento Digital: The Online Lives of Latinx Consumers,” recently released by Nielsen.

The 2018 report shows how Latinx consumers have leveraged digital platforms…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 6, 2018 at 7:56am — No Comments

Can you afford to change your career?

Who wouldn’t want a meaningful career and better balance between work and home? For many of us, it’s finances that keep us from making a career change. Sure, our current job has lost its spark, but it’s stable. Dependable. Reliable. Steady. We worry and wonder: What would a career change do to our bank…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 4, 2018 at 7:21am — No Comments

U.S. Hispanics Spend 32 Hours a Week Listening to Music

Seventy percent of U.S. Hispanics follow artists on social media, a 43% higher number than that of the total population, according to “Descubrimiento Digital, the Online Lives of Latinx Consumers,” a new report from The Nielsen Company.

“Forty-four percent of U.S. Hispanics agree that they feel…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 4, 2018 at 7:07am — No Comments

NSF announces first research awards under Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program) today issued its first research awards for 31 projects totaling approximately $45 million.

Hispanics constitute 16 percent of the U.S. workforce,…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 4, 2018 at 7:01am — No Comments

These are the few jobs that robots won’t take from us

Much has been written about the upcoming “robot apocalypse” as it relates to the jobs market. Technological advances in robotics and artificial intelligence are rushing along at a breakneck pace. Already human workers in fields from construction to finance are being replaced by their mechanized or digital…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 30, 2018 at 12:27pm — No Comments

How Do You Find a Career Mentor?

Whether you’re a recent graduate about to embark on your career or a seasoned professional navigating the difficult waters of professional development and career pathing, a mentor can be an invaluable resource for career advice, support, connections, and encouragement.

A mentor, by nature of what…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 30, 2018 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Rate of home ownership among millennials of color is strikingly low

While millennials made up 36 percent of homebuyers in 2017, they have yet to catch up with other generations as far as home ownership is concerned. A recent study found they have lower homeownership rates than the nation’s two previous generations, and millennials of color have rates nearly 15…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 30, 2018 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Jennifer Lopez's best career advice

Jenny from the block has certainly come a long way! In her decades-long career, Jennifer Lopez has tackled TV, movies, music, design, the beauty business and more. The multi-hyphenate performer and mom to 10-year-old twins Max and Emme has also picked up plenty of accolades along the…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 27, 2018 at 8:17am — No Comments

From intern to President

There’s no better reward for an internship well done than an invitation to join a company full-time. For many interns, completing a program with a job offer in hand is a dream. But for Berta de Pablos-Barbier, president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S., it was a reality.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 27, 2018 at 8:06am — No Comments

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