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October 2016 Blog Posts (27)

6 Career Tips to Live by for Today and Tomorrow

The transition from graduating college to working full-time is not an easy one. Your time is no longer your own to manage. You have to get used to going to bed early and waking up early. You have to learn a lot about business and working with people of all different ages. Welcome to…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 30, 2016 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Hispanics in America

According to a new CBS News poll, the outlook of Hispanic Americans on their lives, their family’s future, and their opportunities in the U.S., is markedly optimistic.

And in what has been a bitterly-divisive election season, a majority of the American public thinks Hispanics have a positive…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 30, 2016 at 9:49pm — No Comments

The Rise of Global Hispanics

A new generation of global Hispanic professionals is rising, ready to navigate the world and steer their futures, armed with the advantage of innovative and transformative higher education experiences.

As the leading universities around the world respond to the challenge of…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 30, 2016 at 9:03pm — No Comments

By 2050, Houston to be 60 percent Hispanic

From a mostly white southern city devastated by the 1980s oil bust, Houston has transformed into a thriving international metropolis that in 2050 is projected to look more like El Paso, a predominantly Hispanic city on the Mexican border. An El Paso, that is, with Texas-sized shares of white, black and Asian…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 27, 2016 at 7:08am — No Comments

Don’t dismiss Networking until you’ve tried doing it this way

You've heard that networking is the best way to land a job, but you still reject the idea. It's much easier to submit your resume online.

Instead of thinking about how much you dislike schmoozing and meeting people you don't know, be open to the idea of learning about companies and uncovering things you have…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 27, 2016 at 6:21am — No Comments

Latinas making strong and extraordinary progress in the U.S



Latinas in the United States are making progress in a number of areas, in fact, "extraordinary progress," according to findings…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 27, 2016 at 6:13am — No Comments

Know the four 'be's of networking

Like many other things, networking is a skill. To keep that skill fresh, here are four simple pieces of advice that follow a common theme: They begin with "be":

* Be consistent. Networking is not something you only do when you need new clients. You must be consistent about attending events. I have a few…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 24, 2016 at 2:05pm — No Comments

U.S. Latinos feel they can’t be themselves at work



Hispanic Heritage Month, which is generally observed from September 15th-October 15th, is a time to celebrate the contributions and unique…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 24, 2016 at 9:01am — No Comments

Revenues at Hispanic-owned companies improve substantially

On Wednesday, Biz2Credit released its annual study that revealed revenues at Hispanic-owned companies improve substantially in a year-to-year comparison. Hispanic entrepreneurs on the website notably grew by 68.7% in the past 12 months and Hispanic-owned companies had average annual revenues of $202,327, up from…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 24, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Examining the growth of Hispanic business owners

An estimated 55 million Hispanics live in the U.S., approximately 17% of the country’s population, according to the Census Bureau. Further, there are more than four million Hispanic-owned businesses throughout the U.S., and their revenues have climbed to more than $660 billion, according to the U.S.…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 24, 2016 at 8:55am — No Comments

Three steps to reinventing your career

In 2012, I was working in the Park Avenue offices of BlackRock, investing in hedge funds. I managed a great, diverse team of people, and every day I got to chat with the most successful investors in the…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 17, 2016 at 2:24pm — No Comments

More Hispanics attending Law School

Law school enrollment has decreased each year since 2010, according to numbers from the American Bar Association (ABA). That was the all-time high with more than 147,000 students at the 204 ABA-approved schools. But, there’s an interesting trend taking…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 17, 2016 at 1:59pm — No Comments

The evolving role of Latinas in the workplace

September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. This is a good opportunity to reflect on the progress Latinas have made in the workplace. Compared to previous generations, today’s Latinas tend to be more educated, empowered, independent and…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 17, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

United but Not One People



Growing up as a fair-skinned, hazel-eyed, freckled girl with ethnic hair, people around me struggled with identifying my race, nationality, and ethnicity. Too many times, I have found myself correcting my peers, colleagues and friends on who or…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 14, 2016 at 12:37pm — No Comments

The worst career advice is the most common



“Follow your passion.”

Perhaps you’ve been told this. It’s similar to that other simplistic slogan: “Do what you love…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 14, 2016 at 11:53am — No Comments

Unbanked Hispanics pay steep fees for alternative financial services

Mayra Navarro’s bank closed her account after a series of overdrafts. She wasn’t eligible to open another bank account because she had been blacklisted by ChexSystems, an agency that tracks consumers’ banking histories. Like many unbanked Hispanics, she turned to prepaid debit cards, check cashing services and…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 14, 2016 at 11:34am — No Comments

Word of mouth stronger among Hispanics



It makes sense for advertisers to target Hispanics, considering the continual growth of the segment.

But there is another…

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

Read feature guest biographies of the 2016 Fall Banking and Finance Networking Forum

Read feature guest biographies of the 2016 Fall Banking and Finance Networking Forum next Wednesday October 19 at the Dana Hotel and Spa Chicago.

Moderator

Nora Renteria, TV Host, Un Nuevo Amanecer, as featured on Telemundo Chicago…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 13, 2016 at 1:33pm — No Comments

11 tips for moving your career in a new direction

If you sit at your desk, stare out the window, and wish for a job that actually makes you happy, then it may be time to move your career in a new direction. This is especially true if you've been at it for a few years and find that nothing ever gets better. While we all occasionally get stuck…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 9, 2016 at 11:51pm — No Comments

Top tips for working with Hispanic clients

If you’re not working with Hispanic clients, you’re missing a huge market, as they remain one of the fastest growing homebuying demographics.

However, if you’re not Hispanic yourself, there are a few things you might want to know before you dive in. Below are some tips from the…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 9, 2016 at 11:38pm — No Comments

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