November 2018 Blog Posts (24)

Why diverse talent is being found and hired, but not sticking around

Poor retention and a lack of leadership are driving people of color away from the marketing industry—or failing to keep them—almost as fast as they can be recruited.

"We are very gung-ho about finding and encouraging these young people and getting them super excited, and then we kind of throw them to the wolves to figure it out," says Tiffany…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 29, 2018 at 1:58pm — No Comments

How Hispanics can prevent diabetes and heart disease

Hispanic Americans represent 17.6 percent of the present U.S. population, or about 56.6 million people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, people of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central-American or other Spanish culture or origin are projected to comprise 28.6 percent of the U.S. population by the year 2060, or about 119 million…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 29, 2018 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Increasing Latino college completion key for California's economy

For California to maintain its standing as the fifth-largest economy in the world, the state has to produce at least 1.65 million college graduates by 2030. But it won't reach this goal without Latino educational success, and many of the state's schools are not preparing young Hispanics for higher education.…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 26, 2018 at 2:05pm — No Comments

4 powerful takeaways for businesses on the Hispanic market

Technology has fundamentally changed the consumer experience and the marketing rulebook.

According to the Nielsen report, 60 percent of U.S. Hispanics were born or grew on the Internet era vs. 40 percent of non-Hispanics. U.S. Hispanics over-index by 9 percent for smartphone ownership and 99 percent of their households have a wireless phone…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 26, 2018 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Latinos underestimate their own contributions in U.S.

Latinos are launching more new businesses, achieving higher levels of education, and reaching the C-suite of Fortune 500 companies in greater numbers than ever, but more than three-quarters of Latinos recently surveyed were surprised by at least one of these and other similar well-documented facts, as reported in We Are All Human's recently…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 21, 2018 at 11:24am — No Comments

Latinos a powerful force turbocharging small-business growth

There's a powerful force turbocharging small-business growth in the United States that often goes overlooked. It's the Latino contingent that has outstripped all other demographic groups in the sector. The nearly 4.4 million Latino-owned businesses in the United States contribute more than $700 billion to the American economy every year, according to a…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 21, 2018 at 11:16am — No Comments

Sanchez named to Gov Pritzker’s Healthcare Committee

José R. Sánchez, President and CEO of Norwegian American Hospital, was recently appointed part of the Governor Elect‘s Healthcare Committee. As a member of J.B. Pritzker’s transition team, Mr. Sánchez will play a key…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 21, 2018 at 11:03am — No Comments

Clever networking tips that will get you that job

Nothing is quite as fulfilling as having your support system on speed dial. People in your circle tremendously impact on your growth and success, whether in business or career.

In today’s business and professional world, networks account for the majority of opportunities that come your way. It is within these networks that referrals for business…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 19, 2018 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Caring for Latinos requires more than knowing Spanish

Even with the quickly changing landscape in the U.S., experts think healthcare systems aren't prepared to adequately treat the Latino population, which has unique healthcare challenges and needs.

Latinos are 50% more likely to die from diabetes or liver disease than whites. They are also 23% more likely to be obese.

Only a few healthcare…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 19, 2018 at 12:57pm — No Comments

The state of Hispanic-owned businesses

Hispanic-owned businesses are on a roll. Since 2011, the five-year average growth rate in the number of Hispanic-owned businesses has been double or triple the national average for all businesses, according to the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative. All told, Hispanic-owned businesses contribute $700 billion annually to the U.S. economy.…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 19, 2018 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Texas Latinas are outpacing white men in earning degrees

Fewer than half of all Latinos who start college in Texas end up earning a bachelor's degree within six years. But federal data shows there are reasons to be hopeful because those students also are making the biggest…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 15, 2018 at 3:18pm — No Comments

The strength of the Hispanic entrepreneur

The buying power of Hispanics in the United States is not a secret. For decades professional marketing and advertising agencies have been more than willing to cater specific products to an Hispanic demographic. Instead of relying solely on other people telling them what to buy, Hispanics have translated that buying power into the growth of millions…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 15, 2018 at 2:10pm — No Comments

4 expert tips to reduce work hours without hurting your career

According to the International Labour Organization, Americans work 137 more hours per year than Japanese workers, 260 more hours per year than British workers and 499 more hours per year than French workers. How is that effecting us?…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 15, 2018 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2018 Nonprofit Networking Forum being held tomorrow

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2018 Nonprofit Networking Forum being held tomorrow 11/14 at West Loop's Fulton Market Company

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Lilyanna Fragoso, National Correspondent, NBC/Telemundo Chicago

Lilyanna Fragoso…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 13, 2018 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Tips to boost your career

The rapid pace of change in jobs means the era of one-and-done learning is over. It no longer matters what you learned in the past — to stay relevant you need to upskill. So if you want to improve your marketability and get ahead in your career, it’s time to think about the valuable skills that could open the door to new opportunities.

The good…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 12, 2018 at 1:25pm — No Comments

How to close the wage gap for Latina employees

November 1 was Latina Equal Pay Day, a day created to increase awareness about the pay inequity for Latinas. When compared to every dollar that White men earn, Asian women earn 85 cents, Black women earn 61 cents, American Indian and Alaska Native women earn 59 cents, and Latinas earn only 53 cents.

Latinas earn a lower salary, on average than…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 12, 2018 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Employees of diverse business owners more likely to receive robust benefits

As unemployment rates remain low across the country, strong employee benefits packages are a key driver of both recruitment and retention. Diverse business owners — specifically those owned by Hispanics and African Americans — appear to be leading the way, as they are the most likely to offer benefits that can increase employee…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 12, 2018 at 1:15pm — No Comments

800 hiring managers reveal their job search tips

Congratulations. You got the interview. You've already done better than all of the other job applicants whose piles of resumes have lead nowhere. But watch out. A hiring manager holds your future in their hands, so the interview is a do-or-die chance to get where you want to go.

NetQuote decided to ask 800 hiring managers what, to them, makes…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2018 at 10:11am — No Comments

This group is getting ahead in America

Hispanic-Americans are doing much better than their parents when it comes to income mobility. They are climbing up the economic ladder just slightly slower than their white peers, but much faster than blacks, according to a study by Stanford, Harvard and Census Bureau researchers.

For instance, among those who grew up lower middle class, 28% of…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2018 at 9:42am — No Comments

Twitter’s push to connect advertisers with Hispanic audience

This month, Twitter is building out an internal team, ad targeting capabilities and Spanish-language sponsorships for advertisers to reach its growing Hispanic audience.

The team for the platform’s Hispanic audience will work with content partners and advertisers on how to add new capabilities to their campaigns and the value for targeting a…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2018 at 9:28am — No Comments

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