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20 tips on Networking for introverts

Introverts are those who tend to spend a lot of time focused inward rather than seeking out constant input from others. This personality trait is very well suited for certain types of business opportunities. However, networking with others doesn’t always come naturally.

If you’re an introverted entrepreneur or are thinking about jumping into…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 15, 2019 at 11:31am — No Comments

Latinos are nation's growth engine

The Latinx population’s purchasing power is expected to top $1.9 trillion by 2023, which is higher than the gross domestic product of countries such as Australia, Spain and Mexico, according to Nielsen.

The growth comes at a time when Latinx consumers, who are part of the nation’s youngest minority group with a median age of 28 — compared to 38…

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Including diversity and inclusion in compensation discussions

While diversity and inclusion are important issues to consider when recruiting new board members, they’re becoming important metrics when gauging CEO performance and determining compensation.

A study from Corporate Board Member and Compensation Advisory Partners found that 52% of directors believe diversity and inclusion metrics should be a…

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5 Latinas share how they got their start in Public Relations

While Latinxs are oftentimes encourage to go into more traditional careers, the women below redirected their careers from potential STEM careers and careers in government once they were exposed not only to what a career in communication could entail, but they could also marry it with their passion to help elevate diverse stories.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 12, 2019 at 5:58am — No Comments

Building a diverse workforce requires more than a traditional approach

Over the last several years employers have become more aware of the need for greater diversity and inclusion in the workplace. But the means of getting there are still unclear. Too often, employers tend to stick to traditional programs and promotion guidelines that may not work for today’s employees.…

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Job search tips to help you find the right opportunity

While there may be more job openings than qualified applicants, that doesn’t mean finding the right opportunity is easy. In fact, searching for a job is hard work! And, like any task, it requires some “best practices” to get good results. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your job search.

Broaden your scope.

Instead of…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 12, 2019 at 5:38am — No Comments

Attend College for Free

Have you ever dreamed of going to college, but could not afford the tuition?  Maybe you know someone who has held this dream in their heart!  Check this out!

Deadline is Thursday, August 15, 2019! This is an unbelievable opportunity for someone who has always dreamed of a college education, but could not afford it!…

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Learn to Speak English Free at Olive-Harvey College

Learn to Speak English Free at Olive-Harvey College

Would you like to speak English fluently?

Are you having difficulty performing general daily tasks, like grocery shopping, pumping gas at the gas station, ordering food at a carryout restaurant, or applying for a job? 

Come to Olive-Harvey…

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Added by Rochelle O'Neal on August 11, 2019 at 11:55am — No Comments

Make the most of Networking events with these 13 tips

As a professional, it’s important to keep current on the trends and information in your field. Attending networking events, industry seminars and product presentations are all great ways to enhance your real-world knowledge. However, simply attending these events isn’t enough: You need a plan to put that knowledge into action.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 8, 2019 at 11:46am — No Comments

How Latinos can help in the fight against climate change

In California, climate change is a personal issue. We seem to be experiencing its earliest effects much more dramatically than the rest of the country.

But Latinos are truly on the front lines. Construction, farming and manufacturing all draw heavily on Latino workers, and they are at greater risk when they must work in extreme weather…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 8, 2019 at 11:24am — No Comments

An ambitious plan to help Hispanics get ready for college is making early inroads

Miguel Hernandez spoke neither Spanish nor English when he arrived in California from a small Mexican mountain village four years ago.

Like many indigenous residents of remote towns in the state of Oaxaca, Hernandez grew up speaking a Zapotecan dialect rather than Spanish. That meant he had to overcome even more obstacles than other Mexican…

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Read biographies of discussion panelists for the 2019 STEM Networking Forum

Read biographies of discussion panelists for the 2019 STEM Networking Forum being held Thursday, August 08 at the rooftop lounge of the Lakeshore Sports & Fitness Club Millennium Park. 

Carmen Valverde-Paniagua, Technology Consultant Manager, Accenture

Carmen is a Technology Consultant in Accenture’s Technology Advisory…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 7, 2019 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Tips for creating a successful side hustle

In an effort to boost their income level Opens a New Window. as well as pursue their passions, research shows millions of Americans are turning to "side hustles." Opens a New Window.

A study of 2,000 full-time employees showed 27 percent of them turned their hobby into a side business, while 55 percent of them said they dreamed of finding a…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 4, 2019 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Latino Majority Struggles to Grow Economically In California

The Latino community in California has grown tremendously, becoming the state’s largest ethnic group just five years ago. But despite this growth, the state’s Hispanic population isn’t faring as well as their fellow Californians economically.

A report from the California Latino Economic Institute (CLEI) (pdf) sheds light on this subject,…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 4, 2019 at 11:26pm — No Comments

Addressing healthcare Diversity among Hispanic/Latino people in the US

Both subtle and significant differences in food habits, cultural mores and lifestyles exist among Cubans, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Central and South Americans.

These subsets of Hispanic populations reside in the United States but tend to be lumped under the larger umbrella of Hispanics who are often referred to as Latinos, the largest and…

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College of Engineering recognized for Diversity and Inclusion

The American Society for Engineering Education, or ASEE, has listed the Michigan State University College of Engineering among the nation’s leaders in inclusive excellence. The designation earns MSU a Bronze Award– the highest level of recognition presented by the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 31, 2019 at 9:03pm — No Comments

U.S. Hispanic population reached new high in 2018

The U.S. Hispanic population reached a record 59.9 million in 2018, up 1.2 million over the previous year and up from 47.8 million in 2008, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau population estimates. Over the past decade, however, population growth among Hispanics has slowed as the annual number of births to Hispanic women has declined and…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 31, 2019 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Hispanics have lower death rates than whites or blacks

Hispanic adults in the United States have higher life expectancy compared to non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks, two groups for which a trend of decreasing death rates has plateaued.

That's according to data released Tuesday by the National Center for Health Statistics in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 31, 2019 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Diversity initiatives your employees actually want

It’s no secret that diversity is good for business. Organizations recognize the value of diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices, procedures and programs and have implemented a number of these into the workplace. When implementing, it is important to recognize which of these D&I policies employees actually want, which may increase their…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 28, 2019 at 9:47pm — No Comments

The perfect cover letter

Found your dream job? Don’t be so confident that you’ll get hired: It’s very likely that there are several other qualified candidates competing for that same position.

That’s where the cover letter comes in. Including a cover letter to complement your resume can be an effective way to impress hiring managers: It displays your strong writing…

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