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September 2018 Blog Posts (24)

Creative Networking tips for small businesses

Although the idea of networking has been around for a long time, the basic idea is as valid today as ever before. Whether you connect with people in person, over the phone or via cyberspace, you need to engage with leads, prospects and customers to stay fresh in their minds.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 27, 2018 at 9:42am — No Comments

Wisconsin's 32 most powerful Latinos 2018

Since Madison365's founding in 2015, we have published lists of the most influential African Americans and Latinos in Wisconsin. I intended these lists to highlight the beauty of the diversity in our community. I wanted kids here in Wisconsin to see role models of people who are succeeding, to know that…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 27, 2018 at 9:38am — No Comments

How the Economic Boom Is Lifting Latino Communities

It’s no secret that for many Latinos, the most important voting issue is the economy.

For years, our families have been disadvantaged by a lack of available jobs, sluggish wage growth, and the real challenge of trying to pay down debt and save more to get ahead.

Latinos put a high…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 27, 2018 at 9:19am — No Comments

Growth in business and investment between Latin America and the US

If you run a business in the United States, then you may be wondering how best to expand into new territories. Indeed, the United States is a vast and lucrative market, but being able to sell your products and services in countries like the United Kingdom and in Canada makes sense. One territory you may not…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 24, 2018 at 12:35pm — No Comments

5 tips to start a second career

Starting a second career can be both daunting and exciting. Alongside a string of possibilities and the promise of finding your true calling are the challenges and pitfalls of starting over in an entirely new industry sector.

There’s a whole host of reasons why you might be thinking of a career…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 24, 2018 at 10:14am — No Comments

10 ways Hispanic consumers differ from the average American shopper

No two consumer groups are identical in behavior or belief. Whether the differences are due to gender or politics, education or ethnicity, brands know that what might appeal to one crowd of potential shoppers won’t appeal to another.

With an estimated 55 million Hispanic people living in the United…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 24, 2018 at 9:38am — No Comments

Popular career advice that's actually awful for you

Career and job search advice is plentiful today, and much of it is now research-backed. So, it's easy to forget that on occasion, best practices won't apply to your situation and may, in fact, backfire.

For example, wearing a tailored suit and tie to an interview is usually a winning…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 21, 2018 at 7:58am — No Comments

Heart disease kills more than 20,000 Latinas each year

The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease today launched its inaugural Hispanic Heritage Month campaign, made possible by Burlington Stores. With nearly 48 million women living with or at risk for heart disease—almost 1 in 3 Hispanic women—the campaign will raise heart health awareness among…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 21, 2018 at 7:20am — No Comments

Catering to your Hispanic employees: attract, engage and empower

Hispanic workers currently make up 16 percent of the overall U.S. labor market. By 2025, an estimated one out of every two new workers entering the workforce will be Hispanic.

Companies must deploy a focused digital strategy to keep pace and reach this growing demographic in the workplace.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 21, 2018 at 7:05am — No Comments

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 on…

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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 sometimes…

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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 to…

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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 was…

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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

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