September 2019 Blog Posts (15)

Cities Struggle to Prepare Latinos for the future workforce

Despite Cities' efforts to train their residents for workforce changes as automation threatens millions of jobs, they are struggling to equip their most vulnerable populations: African Americans and Latinos.

According to the report, between 9% and 47% of jobs will be lost to automation in the upcoming decades, but these job losses will most…


Added by HispanicPro on September 16, 2019 at 12:21am — No Comments

Most new working-age hires in the U.S. are people of color

The surge of minority women getting jobs has helped push the U.S. workforce across a historic threshold. For the first time, most new hires of prime working age (25 to 54) are people of color, according to a Washington Post analysis of data the Labor Department began collecting in the 1970s. Minority hires overtook white hires last year.…


Added by HispanicPro on September 15, 2019 at 11:50pm — No Comments

3 ways Hispanics are impacting Houston's economy

The Hispanic community is significantly impacting the Houston economy through their spending, ownership and business ventures, according to data from the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

1. Hispanic spending

Hispanics in Houston are spending over $54 billion a year and are anticipated to make up over 25 percent of…


Added by HispanicPro on September 15, 2019 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Hispanic health and beauty brands go mainstream

Hispanic food is having a moment. From pupusas to gansitos, foods that have been traditionally geared towards Latino consumers have gained acceptance across a broader audience.

But it’s not just the savory flavors of spicy beans, roasted chilies, and crunchy tortillas appealing to the appetites of U.S. consumers. Hispanic health and beauty…


Added by HispanicPro on September 12, 2019 at 5:43am — No Comments

Latino students underrepresented at most public colleges

Latino students are underrepresented in college enrollment and degree attainment at public institutions in most states, according to a report released Wednesday by the Education Trust. 

The study found that, when compared with states' proportions of Latino residents, Latino students are underrepresented at both community and technical colleges…


Added by HispanicPro on September 12, 2019 at 5:26am — No Comments

Hispanic pride in the food industry

Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated in the United States from September 15 to October 15, is the perfect occasion to highlight the life and work of Hispanic executive Álvaro Luque, who is succeeding in the U.S. food industry.

With ingenious marketing campaigns, Luque is positioning Mexican avocados as one of the best ambassadors of Hispanic…


Added by HispanicPro on September 11, 2019 at 7:06am — No Comments

How to begin a career in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is one of the most important careers out there at the moment. The field is quite expansive, but it is definitely important as more businesses are seeing the losses their companies can incur because of a data breach.

This is one reason why the need for experts in cyber security continues to rise. The following guide will help you…


Added by HispanicPro on September 8, 2019 at 10:32pm — No Comments

All-female robotics team wins major awards while slashing stereotypes of women and Latinos in STEM

An all-female team of American college students is taking the robotics competition circuit by storm.

The Arizona State University team, Desert WAVE (Women in Autonomous Vehicle Engineering), was formed last August and they say they are one of just two all-female robotics teams competing in the world.…


Added by HispanicPro on September 8, 2019 at 9:48pm — No Comments

The Latinx community blends the digital and physical world

U.S. Hispanics' unique ability to blend the physical and digital shopping experience, provides an opportunity for marketers in a variety of industries to reach them. And, because Latinx consumers are young, economically powerful and growing in population, these consumers represent a tremendous opportunity for growth.…


Added by HispanicPro on September 8, 2019 at 9:22pm — No Comments

3 things you need to know about a September job search

There’s no perfect time to look for a job, but there are many seasonal trends and tips that can work in your favor across industries and within the job market. Every month will present a unique set of challenges and opportunities.

If you’re planning to launch or continue a job search in September, here’s what you need to know to maximize your…


Added by HispanicPro on September 4, 2019 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Can equality be achieved in America’s future workforce

The U.S. labor market is posting healthy numbers–for now. Yet Americans’ economic prospects vary significantly, depending on who they are and where they live, and these differences will sharpen as the pace of automation picks up in the decade ahead.…


Added by HispanicPro on September 4, 2019 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Diversity is about more than gender and race

Co-working giant WeWork came under fire recently when it filed to go public with a board of directors that doesn’t include a single woman.

This is alarming, for sure. But only focusing on the dearth of women misses a broader point about building effective, diverse boards.

Diversity isn’t just about gender, or even race; it requires…


Added by HispanicPro on September 4, 2019 at 10:45pm — No Comments

A career-hurting habit that could tank your earnings

There are various things you can do to further your career and boost your income. For example, you can learn new skills, volunteer for challenging tasks no one wants or simply have a positive attitude in the workplace.

On the other hand, certain actions on your part could cause your wages to remain stagnant – things like having a bad attitude,…


Added by HispanicPro on September 3, 2019 at 12:48am — No Comments

Tips for good networking

One of the key qualities of most successful business people is an ability to network well. Many business owners and practitioners say that they do not like to network because they do not find it effective but this is probably because they have unrealistic expectations or do not know how to do it properly.…


Added by HispanicPro on September 3, 2019 at 12:30am — No Comments

Understanding the Cultural Diversity of US Hispanics

Driven by gains in education and greater access to financial resources, the estimated buying power of US Hispanics is poised for growth. But Hispanic consumers and their shopping habits are often misunderstood or overlooked by marketers.

US Hispanics are digitally driven shoppers.…


Added by HispanicPro on September 2, 2019 at 11:45pm — No Comments

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