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July 2016 Blog Posts (25)

4 Essential Career Advice Tips for Millennials

The world that your parents grew up in is no more. Gone are the days of graduating from college and working one job for 40 years until you can collect your pension.

Things don’t work like that anymore. In 2016, the modern job world is fast-paced and rapidly changing. Potential employers care more about efficiency and skill than the years of experience under your…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 28, 2016 at 10:55am — No Comments

Hispanic millennials saying ‘Adios’ to Spanglish

Hispanic millennials are turning their backs on Spanglish, a slang that mixes English-language norms into Spanish and instead opting for proper American English. “The typical trend is that the first generation prefers to speak Spanish, the second generation is bilingual, and the third generation is generally monolingual,” Jody Agius Vallejo, an associate professor of…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 28, 2016 at 10:17am — No Comments

Hispanics In The Boardroom: Glass Ceiling Or Foggy Windshield?

We all know about glass ceilings as the deceiving transparency of moving into the upper ranks of a corporation by members of under-represented groups. We don’t often think of that barrier as a detriment to an enterprise’s long-term success and value. We tend to think of it as a matter of fairness and equity towards those who have struggled to gain access and develop…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 28, 2016 at 10:10am — No Comments

William Almonte Patch - What Will It Take to Make Your Company a Contingent Staffing Leader?

We've heard this truism so regularly we've ended up numb to its essential truth. Also, for some, if not most associations they are meaningless words. In any case, if your organization needs to win the raising and spreading worldwide fight for ability, you'll have to guarantee they mean more than that.

To win, you'll require another talent administration…

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Added by William Almonte on July 25, 2016 at 10:25pm — No Comments

7 tips for overcoming networking fatigue

Often business professionals fear risking their relationships or looking bad when referring someone they don’t know or have never done business with.

In some cases, they don’t already know and trust the source they are referring.

While fear of risk is the most common reason for networking and connection fatigue, today we will address strategies to overcome…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 25, 2016 at 9:38am — No Comments

Five Latinas making inroads into the lucrative business of beauty

The beauty industry rakes in some USD 460 billion globally per year and over USD 48 billion in the U.S. annually and now at least five Latinas are seeking their slice of the humongous pie. Here are five with beauty and make-up lines:

1: Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

With over 15 years of international experience in luxury goods, retail and…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 25, 2016 at 9:27am — No Comments

Hispanics use media very differently

In order to reach the group you’re targeting, you need to know where to put your ads.

And if you’re trying to reach Hispanics in the same places that you reach other segments of the population, well, it’s not going to work.

It turns out Hispanics’ use media very differently than the general population, according to the latest comparable metrics report from…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 25, 2016 at 8:11am — No Comments

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2016 Latina Trailblazers Networking Forum next Thursday

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2016 Latina Trailblazers Networking Forum being held next Thursday, July 28 at CUVEE Chicago. 

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Trina Fresco, Vice President, U. S. Community Alliances, Events & Engagement, Nielsen

Trina Fresco is the Vice President of U.S. Community…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 21, 2016 at 10:28am — No Comments

What to do when you're turned down for a promotion

If you applied for a promotion and got turned down, you're probably feeling pretty rejected. Being passed over for a job never feels great, but it can be a particularly bitter pill when you're turned down by people who you see every day and who know your work well. But a "no" or a "not this time" doesn't need to be the end of your aspirations. Here are five things you can do in…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 19, 2016 at 6:54am — No Comments

Six Latinas who are raking in the bucks

When it comes to top earners in the entertainment field, at least six Latinas are holding more than their own. Here they are in order of highest earners:

1: Gloria Estefan

This Cuban-born singer turned singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman is worth a whopping USD 500 million and sits on the top of the…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 19, 2016 at 6:39am — No Comments

Pay gap makes retirement difficult for U.S. Latinas



Retirement can seem like an impossible dream for many U.S. Hispanic women, who earn on average a little more than half of what white men are paid, according to an activist here.

"Latinas living in poverty after retirement are a symptom of a larger problem, that of unfair wages and unfair labor practices that keep women of color over-represented in low-income jobs,"…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 19, 2016 at 6:32am — No Comments

4 Essential Career Advice Tips for Millennials

The world that your parents grew up in is no more. Gone are the days of graduating from college and working one job for 40 years until you can collect your pension.

Things don’t work like that anymore.

In 2016, the modern job world is fast-paced and rapidly changing. Potential employers care more about efficiency and skill than the years of experience under your…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 14, 2016 at 12:04pm — No Comments

More Hispanics concerned with global warming

Growing concern about global warming could determine who Hispanics vote for in the presidential election, a poll released Thursday shows.

Nearly 80 percent of Hispanics consider global warming to be a somewhat serious or very serious problem, up almost 7 percent from a year ago, the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative poll…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 14, 2016 at 11:35am — No Comments

Hispanics, blacks most likely to want to start their own businesses

White Americans tend to say that they would rather not own a business and dislike taking risks, in stark contrast to non-white Americans.

Since 2007 the fastest growth in small business ownership has been among ethnic minorities, specifically women from ethnic minorities. The number of businesses owned by white women has increased by just over 10%, but for Hispanic women…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 14, 2016 at 11:25am — No Comments

William Almonte | Why Employees Quit – Tips on How to Retain Good Employees

There are always some issues of employee unrest in an organization, irrespective of its size. Companies who are small or big sometimes suffer for satisfying their employees and as a result they leave. These employees face various amount of struggle within the organization and as a result they leave their job. Sometimes when these employees leave the job, the company suffers a huge amount of loss. The company…

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Added by William Almonte on July 11, 2016 at 3:04pm — No Comments

To recruit millennials, sell them on your company

Considering that 90 percent of millennials do not expect to stay at any particular job for more than three years, they are creating quite a head-scratching situation for human resource professionals and those who work in recruiting. To attract the best and brightest of this group—and to prevent turnover as much as possible—it helps to have a better understanding of this wave of…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 11, 2016 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Millennial Latinas: 'Stop being obedient'



I credit my passion for community building to how I grew up. I’ve been able to take the soft skills that my Ecuadorian family taught me — being welcoming to all, valuing empathy, embracing personal stories — and turn them into my own competitive advantage when it comes to producing content online for the various communities I manage.

My approach to online…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 11, 2016 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Hispanic businesses thriving under lackluster economy

Americans have been feeling pessimistic toward the U.S. economy thanks in part to a decrease in median household income since President Obama took office. In the first quarter of this year, the economy grew at just 0.5% annualized pace.

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President Javier Palomarez said on the FOX Business Network’s Cavuto: Coast-to-Coast despite the…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 11, 2016 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Tech giants promise to diversify their workforce

Intel, SAP, Lyft, Spotify and VMware are just some of the 30 Silicon Valley based companies that have signed a "Tech Inclusion Pledge" as a promise that they will promote diversity in their workplaces going forward.

Two years ago, the civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson pointed out the lack of diversity in the tech companies operating out of Silicon Valley. He went so…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 8, 2016 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Networking tips for extroverts

We all know networking is one of the essential ways to getting almost anywhere in life. Networking just involves talking to people (the right people) and getting your name out there. Ideally, getting people talking about you.

There are typically two types of people out there: the introverts and the extroverts. Introverts, being more self-secluded and more of observers,…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 8, 2016 at 12:09pm — No Comments

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