Increasing college enrollment rates among American-born Hispanics and a surge in Latina entrepreneurship aren’t enough to eliminate wage disparities that prevent Latino families from improving their economic well-being, according to a new report.
“Latinos are better educated than ever before. In many ways, we are moving forward,” said Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., at…Continue
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If you desire to move forward in your career, you’ll need to brush up on your networking skills. The thought of interacting with people you may not know very well and selling what you have to offer may be nerve-wracking, but it’s a necessary evil if you want to make meaningful career moves. How do you network without making a bad impression? The Cheat Sheet consulted Vicki…Continue
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Latinos age 65 and older are twice as likely as whites to live in poverty, and Latinos 80 and older are the fastest growing segment of retirees in California, according to a new report from the University of California Berkeley. So the AARP has just released a new tool to help – an online health care cost calculator in Spanish. Adriana Mendoza, director of outreach programs for…Continue
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The U.S. Latino community reliably drives trends, and those trendsetters prefer mobile and online banking services that are more enhanced and more convenient. According to a survey gauging mobile banking behaviors, Latinos frequently choose online and mobile banking to meet banking need, and they increasingly use new payment services.
The Checking Experience Index…Continue
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Read discussion panelist biographies of the 2015 Fall Banking and Finance Networking Forum being held tomorrow evening at the Dana Hotel and Spa Chicago.
Ambar Gilmore, News Reporter, Azteca - Chicago
Despite the last name, Ms. Gilmore is a Latina. Ambar moved from California to Chicago 13 years ago. She is a…Continue
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Whenever you get around to making up your bucket list of things you really want to do before you die, searching for a job isn't going to make it into consideration. While a great many people enjoy their jobs and find it meaningful, virtually no one likes looking for work. It is almost always simply a pain in the you-know-where!
The reality is that there are several pain…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on October 22, 2015 at 3:42pm — No Comments
As the online retail wars continue to rage this year with brick and mortar retailers continuing to bolster their online shopping offerings to compete with the 800 pound gorilla, Amazon, we decided to take an in-depth look of how online shopping habits have changed from this year to last across Hispanic, African-American, Asian, and non-Hispanic white consumers.
Added by HispanicPro on October 22, 2015 at 3:38pm — No Comments
When you hear people talk about Hispanic TV, you probably think instinctively of Univision or Telemundo, the two big Spanish-language broadcast networks. But the truth is Hispanics watch a much broader range of television, especially second- and third-generation Hispanics, who were born in this country and have very different cultural experiences than their elders. A new study…Continue
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If you're actively looking for a job, you've probably read at least a few career articles with advice for your job search. But depending on what stage of your career you're in, the tips you read may not all be relevant to you. Someone who's seven years into his or her career won't need to include extracurricular activities on a résumé, just as a college student likely won't…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on October 19, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments
Only 51 percent of adults in Latin America and the Caribbean have a bank account, according to the World Bank. The rest of the population, or the unbanked, pay cash each time they go to the supermarket or pharmacy. Paying their cell phone or utility bill often means standing on a long line, making the process tedious and time consuming.
But that has been changing with…Continue
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Among the major demographics experiencing gender and racial wage gaps, Latina women are the hardest hit in both Massachusetts and the nation. To earn the same amount as a white men did in 2014, Latinas as a whole would have to work approximately ten months more, only catching up by October 8, 2015, reports the American Association of University Women.
That was the day…Continue
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More than 600 nominations were received during the sixth annual campaign of this program that recognizes the admirable work of Latina women in the Midwest.
CHICAGO— In the last six years Verizon has recognized the important role that Latina professional women play in society within the Midwest. Through the Nueva…Continue
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Marketers trying to reach Hispanic Millennials should not discount the influence of the older generation, says Monica Gil, Nielsen’s senior vice president and general manager, multicultural growth and strategy.
Hispanics over age 50 are a growing group in an increasingly younger multicultural society, according to Nielsen’s Hispanic Consumer Report. The report examines…Continue
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The strength of America’s education system is undoubtedly connected to the academic success of Latinos. With the shift in demographics taking place in our nation’s schools, securing an adequate and equal education for all students, including Latinos, should be a priority not just for the federal government but for every person in this country.
Last year, the White House…Continue
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Mr Lopata is a networking strategist who has worked with major businesses and organisations for the past 17 years. He says amateur networkers often fall down before they have even arrived at an event. Networking events…Continue
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Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to recognize the nation's ever-so important growing demographic by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of these leaders for their worldwide achievements.
One way to do so is through the Global Diaspora Week which perfectly coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, thus creating a great opportunity to highlight diverse…Continue
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A new bilingual website sensitive to Hispanic/Latino cultural needs increased those individuals’ knowledge about living kidney donation and transplantation beyond education provided by transplant hospitals, reports a new study from Northwestern Medicine and the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois.
Informate.org was launched to help Hispanics/Latinos with kidney…Continue
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One of my first tasks in the new job search is confronting the fear of networking. We know how important it is in the job search process, critical really. Still, I tend to be introverted so the idea of talking with strangers with the intention of asking for a job doesn't sit well with me. Networking is even more important in my search because I am new to Chicagoland and don't…Continue
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As a country, we take the time to honor those in the hispanic community who are worth emulating. Ranging from entertainment and politics to entrepreneurship and sports, we take a…Continue
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With the recent arrival of Hispanic Heritage Month, a spotlight on Hispanic celebrities is to be expected. The Sofia Vergara’s and J. Lo’s of the world are going to be on everyone's lips from now until October. However, there are other Latin stars who are making all the difference in this very digital world nowadays. Below are some of the most influential Latinos on social…Continue
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