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Clever networking tips that will get you that job

Nothing is quite as fulfilling as having your support system on speed dial. People in your circle tremendously impact on your growth and success, whether in business or career.

In today’s business and professional world, networks account for the majority of opportunities that come your way. It is within these networks that referrals for business…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 19, 2018 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Caring for Latinos requires more than knowing Spanish

Even with the quickly changing landscape in the U.S., experts think healthcare systems aren't prepared to adequately treat the Latino population, which has unique healthcare challenges and needs.

Latinos are 50% more likely to die from diabetes or liver disease than whites. They are also 23% more likely to be obese.

Only a few healthcare…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 19, 2018 at 12:57pm — No Comments

The state of Hispanic-owned businesses

Hispanic-owned businesses are on a roll. Since 2011, the five-year average growth rate in the number of Hispanic-owned businesses has been double or triple the national average for all businesses, according to the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative. All told, Hispanic-owned businesses contribute $700 billion annually to the U.S. economy.…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 19, 2018 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Texas Latinas are outpacing white men in earning degrees

Fewer than half of all Latinos who start college in Texas end up earning a bachelor's degree within six years. But federal data shows there are reasons to be hopeful because those students also are making the biggest…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 15, 2018 at 3:18pm — No Comments

The strength of the Hispanic entrepreneur

The buying power of Hispanics in the United States is not a secret. For decades professional marketing and advertising agencies have been more than willing to cater specific products to an Hispanic demographic. Instead of relying solely on other people telling them what to buy, Hispanics have translated that buying power into the growth of millions…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 15, 2018 at 2:10pm — No Comments

4 expert tips to reduce work hours without hurting your career

According to the International Labour Organization, Americans work 137 more hours per year than Japanese workers, 260 more hours per year than British workers and 499 more hours per year than French workers. How is that effecting us?…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 15, 2018 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2018 Nonprofit Networking Forum being held tomorrow

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2018 Nonprofit Networking Forum being held tomorrow 11/14 at West Loop's Fulton Market Company

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Lilyanna Fragoso, National Correspondent, NBC/Telemundo Chicago

Lilyanna Fragoso…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 13, 2018 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Tips to boost your career

The rapid pace of change in jobs means the era of one-and-done learning is over. It no longer matters what you learned in the past — to stay relevant you need to upskill. So if you want to improve your marketability and get ahead in your career, it’s time to think about the valuable skills that could open the door to new opportunities.

The good…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 12, 2018 at 1:25pm — No Comments

How to close the wage gap for Latina employees

November 1 was Latina Equal Pay Day, a day created to increase awareness about the pay inequity for Latinas. When compared to every dollar that White men earn, Asian women earn 85 cents, Black women earn 61 cents, American Indian and Alaska Native women earn 59 cents, and Latinas earn only 53 cents.

Latinas earn a lower salary, on average than…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 12, 2018 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Employees of diverse business owners more likely to receive robust benefits

As unemployment rates remain low across the country, strong employee benefits packages are a key driver of both recruitment and retention. Diverse business owners — specifically those owned by Hispanics and African Americans — appear to be leading the way, as they are the most likely to offer benefits that can increase employee…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 12, 2018 at 1:15pm — No Comments

800 hiring managers reveal their job search tips

Congratulations. You got the interview. You've already done better than all of the other job applicants whose piles of resumes have lead nowhere. But watch out. A hiring manager holds your future in their hands, so the interview is a do-or-die chance to get where you want to go.

NetQuote decided to ask 800 hiring managers what, to them, makes…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2018 at 10:11am — No Comments

This group is getting ahead in America

Hispanic-Americans are doing much better than their parents when it comes to income mobility. They are climbing up the economic ladder just slightly slower than their white peers, but much faster than blacks, according to a study by Stanford, Harvard and Census Bureau researchers.

For instance, among those who grew up lower middle class, 28% of…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2018 at 9:42am — No Comments

Twitter’s push to connect advertisers with Hispanic audience

This month, Twitter is building out an internal team, ad targeting capabilities and Spanish-language sponsorships for advertisers to reach its growing Hispanic audience.

The team for the platform’s Hispanic audience will work with content partners and advertisers on how to add new capabilities to their campaigns and the value for targeting a…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2018 at 9:28am — No Comments

9 ways to motivate others

One of the oldest questions known to humankind is, “Why do people do the things they do?” This question is often followed closely by, “And how do I get them to do what I want them to do?”

When you need something done, and it’s too big of a task to do yourself, you need to enlist other…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 6, 2018 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Voter enthusiasm surges among U.S. Hispanics

Hispanics are more interested in voting this year than in the last U.S. congressional midterm elections in 2014 and their enthusiasm outpaces that of all U.S. adults, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll released on Sunday.

The poll also found likely Hispanic voters nearly twice as…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 6, 2018 at 1:12pm — No Comments

It’s getting harder to be Latino in America

It is harder to be Latino in America than it was before Donald Trump was elected, according to a new survey from the nonpartisan Pew Research Center.

Nearly half of Hispanics say the situation has worsened for people of their ethnicity in the past year — up from about a third just after the 2016…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 6, 2018 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Latinos and Hispanics poised to transform U.S. health system

In recent months, immigration, race and ethnicity have dominated headlines. One reason is because with each passing year, more and more people in the U.S. are classified as either Latino or Hispanic, with Hispanics being the fastest growing populace in the U.S.

And while this population is…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 6, 2018 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Three unexpected tips to achieve success at work

We’re always on the lookout for the slightest opportunity to further our professional careers. After all, sheer hard work and dedication can only get you so far at the workplace, you have to stand out from the crowd if you want to get noticed.…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 29, 2018 at 1:51pm — No Comments

More Hispanic-owned businesses opening in WF

It is Hispanic Heritage month and the city of Wichita Falls is seeing Latin culture grow, especially when it comes to businesses. A leader in the Hispanic community said last year only one new Latino-owned business opened up but this year she has seen six of them open.

“That’s really awesome,"…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 29, 2018 at 1:15pm — No Comments

NSF recognizes forensic chemist among Hispanic leaders in research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently profiled eight Hispanic scientists and engineers who are national leaders in their areas of research.

From helping bring criminals to justice, to developing the latest technology in forensic chemistry, Almirall has led the charge for innovation and…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 29, 2018 at 12:56pm — No Comments

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