Requiring paid sick leave will deprive many Hispanics of accomplishing the American dream of (owning) businesses.
The proposed Bernalillo County Paid Sick Leave Ordinance will create a disproportionate hardship on Hispanics who own small businesses and the Hispanic and poor populations that they serve. The ordinance that the County Commission…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 27, 2019 at 7:58am — No Comments
According to a team led by Raj Chetty, a Harvard economist and director of Opportunity Insights, we’re losing Einsteins every day. His lab’s recently released data show that we’re missing out on breakthrough innovations that, statistically speaking, should be occurring all over the country.
Chetty’s work found that children born in low-income and…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 24, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments
The U.S. Hispanic population has grown by 83% since 2000, making it the second-fastest growth segment according to a Claritas Report, The Hispanic American Market Report. That means that almost one in five Americans are Hispanic.
While growth occurred in some of the expected major Hispanic markets like Los Angeles, New York, Houston, Miami,…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 24, 2019 at 11:24am — No Comments
In the last 20 years, the Hispanic population in Central Indiana has grown by almost 500 percent, and some say jobs are the reason for it. A stable job market and quality of life may have contributed to the quiet settling of a Hispanic community in Indianapolis in recent decades.
And as the Hispanic/Latino population in the city has grown, so…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 24, 2019 at 9:22am — No Comments
Regardless of whether you’re a recent college graduate or a more experienced millennial professional, nothing will benefit your job search more than maximizing the relationships you’ve already built.
According to LinkedIn data, 70% of professionals get hired at companies where they have a personal connection. Yet 51% of millennials feel…Continue
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Following a year of increased educational efforts through hands-on workshops, a team of three women fromSpanish Coalition for Housing (SCH) were honored for their outstanding contributions in Education at the …Continue
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As the baby-boom generation retires and new opportunities open, Hispanics in Milwaukee should be among the biggest beneficiaries of the demand to fill high- paying jobs.
After all, they have accounted for all of the Milwaukee metro area’s population growth since 2000 — an increase of nearly 75,000 that offsets the loss of 68,000 white…Continue
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Read biographies of feature guests for the 2019 Law & Government Networking Forum being held tomorrow June 20 at SX Sky Bar Chicago!
Tsi-tsi-ki Felix, Host of National TV News Show, Politica Ya | Lead News Anchor, Univision Washington D.C.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 19, 2019 at 11:46am — No Comments
To recruit workers, tell your story. Business leaders need to communicate why their companies are great places for women to work. This can include talking about family-friendly policies and their commitment to elevating women. They should also hold up women in their company, particularly those in senior roles, as examples of the type of people they…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 17, 2019 at 8:59am — No Comments
Statistically, U.S. Latinas can expect a long life. At 84 years, Latina life expectancy is second only to Asian American women (85.8 years) and it's tied with Asian American men.
But experts point out that a longer life can bring health and financial challenges, and Latinas tend to be poorer and rely heavily on…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 16, 2019 at 11:48pm — No Comments
It’s no secret Texas has become one of the fastest growing states in the nation, and Comal County has become of the fastest growing counties.
If the projections of Texas demographers are accurate, the Texas of tomorrow will look very different than the Texas of today both in structure and in its…Continue
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Diversity without inclusion is often bad news for everyone. The ability to reach arbitrary employment percentage quotas is not the same as building an inclusive workforce, especially when there's no change to the underlying culture of exclusion and mistrust.
A high churn rate due to a disempowered workforce can be expensive and damage a brand’s…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 12, 2019 at 10:57pm — No Comments
The number of unemployed Hispanics fell from 1,198,000 to 1,196,000 - the fewest Hispanics unemployed since August of 2007 (1,190,000).
The number of Hispanics employed rose to 27,493,000 from 27,348,000, but remained off from its record high of 27,701,000 in December 2018. The number of Hispanics participating in the workplace increased in May…Continue
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Job openings outnumber job seekers by a record gap, the Wall Street Journal reports today. There were a seasonally adjusted 7.45 million unfilled jobs at the end of April compared to 6.2 million Americans looking for work.
With workers so much in demand, there exists a never-seen-before-in-our-lifetimes opportunity to increase social mobility.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 12, 2019 at 9:21pm — No Comments
Experts say part of the reason so few Latinx students finish college is that they are ending up at overcrowded, underfunded community colleges as well as less-selective universities like IU Northwest.
With Latinx expected to make up 28.6 percent of the U.S. population by 2060, and well-paying jobs dwindling for workers who don’t hold bachelor’s…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 10, 2019 at 2:26pm — No Comments
We’re living in the golden age of technology. Everything is constantly evolving, and getting better, and there’s an insane demand for jobs in tech. It’s not an easy field to break into, but it can be rewarding -- especially financially. There are, of course, some tech jobs that pay more than others; particularly, at the entry-level stage.
Added by HispanicPro on June 10, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments
"Diversity and inclusion" (D&I) has become quite the buzz phrase. As the media covers more cases of gender or minority bias and sexual harassment in the workplace, organizations are putting a firmer focus on how they can get in front of the issues by establishing programs that address D&I.
A recent report by Willis Towers Watson…Continue
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Networking. For some it’s a pleasure, for others it’s a chore, but for the vast majority it’s a total waste of time.
That’s because far too many of us ignore the most important part — the follow-up.
In fact, according to relationship strategist Zvi Band, those initial networking events are a pointless exercise if you don’t see them as…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 3, 2019 at 3:48am — No Comments
Whether you’re just entering the workforce or are currently between jobs, it can be frustrating and stressful to be looking for a job. And the longer that the job search has dragged on, the worse it feels. The initial hope you had may turn to anger and then resignation. You may find your motivation flagging.
Here are a few things you can do to…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 3, 2019 at 3:30am — No Comments
“Latinx” is the gender-neutral term that covers one of the largest and fastest growing minorities in the United States—17 percent of the country, more than 58 million Americans. Foreign and native-born, and a sizable part of the country’s working class, their political empowerment is making changes in a growing number of states.
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