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December 2017 Blog Posts (43)

Meet American Girl's 2018 girl of the year: Aspiring astronaut Luciana Vega

American Girl's 2018 girl of the year is Luciana Vega, an 11-year-old "aspiring astronaut who dreams of being the first person to go to Mars," the wildly popular doll makers said in a statement unveiling the new character.

"Luciana is our first character that's really immersed in STEM," Rebecca Dekuiper, a designer at American Girl, said in a video about…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 28, 2017 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Addressing the Challenges of Diversity in the CPA Profession

The dearth of minority CPAs has been a source of concern within the accounting profession for many decades (see Bert N. Mitchell, “The Black Minority in the CPA Profession,” Journal of Accountancy, vol. 128, no. 4, pp. 31–48, 1969, and “The Status of the Black CPA: An Update,” Journal of Accountancy, vol. 141, no. 5, pp. 52–58, 1976). Even though the CPA certificate…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 28, 2017 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Latinos help themselves escape recession

When the Great Recession began 10 years ago this month, experts say Latino workers in Arizona were in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Heavily represented in construction and agriculture, two industries that were particularly hard hit, and generally younger than the overall state population, unemployment among Hispanics in Arizona soared from 4.8 percent in…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 28, 2017 at 12:10pm — No Comments

William Almonte - How To Start A Staffing And Recruitment Agency Nowadays?

 In today’s time to start an agency of one’s own is pretty easy. All that is required is patience, perseverance and also need to be abreast with the legal procedures and other such technical knowledge. The process of starting a staffing and recruiting agency nowadays can be broken down into the following:…

William Almonte - How To Start A Staffing And Recruitment Agency Nowadays?

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Added by William Almonte on December 28, 2017 at 9:26am — No Comments

William Almonte - Why A High Street Recruiter Shouldn't Do Aviation Recruitment

Before knowing why the high street recruiters shouldn’t do aviation recruitment you must know the differences between high street recruiters and recruitment consultants. Basically high street recruitment agencies and recruitment consultancies are the two common types of business in recruitment industries. Recruitment consultancy is more specialized than high street recruitment agency. Consultants understand the market and focus on the important things. They provide suitable service to…

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Added by William Almonte on December 26, 2017 at 11:31pm — No Comments

The best and worst jobs for 2018

As 2017 comes to a close, Americans have big hopes for the new year. Matt Ferguson, CEO of job site CareerBuilder, says workers can expect positive job growth in 2018 and beyond.

"We expect the unemployment rate to remain in the low 4 percent range and may even drop into the high 3 percent range in 2018," he told CNBC.

But not every industry is going to…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 26, 2017 at 11:07am — No Comments

How to Negotiate a New Job Offer

Negotiating a new offer may feel uncomfortable, but a little discomfort is worth it. This is your best chance to increase your salary and improve the conditions of your new job. Once you have accepted a job, you lose your leveraging power.

The best negotiators know what they want and are armed with information about what is negotiable and to what degree.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 26, 2017 at 9:55am — No Comments

Looking For A New Job In 2018? Focus On These Two Important Strategies In Your Job Search.

At the end of the year, a lot of us use some of the holiday down time to evaluate where we are in our careers and how much we want to stay with our current jobs or change to something different in the upcoming year. It is a healthy thing to do even if you end up doing nothing different and staying with whatever role or company you are with now.

There is a…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 26, 2017 at 9:48am — No Comments

The 'Despacito' effect

It was a cultural moment in a year of swift changes. Much like the #MeToo movement brought attention to the sexual harassment of women, “Despacito” and later “Mi Gente” brought into clear view Latino artists' rising influence in the American and music scene.

With staggering numbers, both the Spanglish “Despacito” by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 26, 2017 at 12:11am — No Comments

William Almonte - What Are The Challenges New Homes Based Recruiters Face And How To Deal With Them

Recruiting is a great yet challenging career prospectus for any fresher or experienced people who are willing to take it as a profession. Now, like every profession, it too has a different sphere of functioning and operating. So has recruitment, it has various sections and distinct ways to operate. So you can very well take this as your full-time profession or be looking to set up an individual business as a recruiter.…

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Added by William Almonte on December 22, 2017 at 2:28am — No Comments

6 ways to get your career back on track in 2018

Whether you hit a career slump this year or, worse yet, got demoted, there's no reason to think you can't quickly turn things around. With a new year right around the corner, now's the perfect time to map out a strategy for revitalizing your career. Here are six solutions that'll help you get back on track.

1. Take initiative

If your career…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 21, 2017 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Latin America's Big Stories You Might Have Missed in 2017

The year has been a deluge of headlines, and there were probably hundreds, if not thousands, of stories from the hemisphere that flew under the radar. From cyborgs in Brazil to water shortages in Bolivia, we take a look at some of the stories we read in the last 12 months that we’re still thinking about at the end of the year—and ones we expect to be hearing more about…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 21, 2017 at 1:48pm — No Comments

There are more Hispanics in the United States than we thought

If you go by the number of people who check the “Hispanic” box in US Census Bureau forms, people of Latin American descent make up 18% of the population. But, among the adult population, there are another 5 million, who don’t consider themselves Hispanic but descend from Latin America, according estimates from Pew Research Center.

Among the estimated 42.7 million…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 21, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

William Almonte - How To Choose The Best Recruitment Consultants For Your Needs?

Recruiting agencies help a company to recruit employees better by reducing the applicant lists, time and money.  All the recruiting consultants perform these functions but not all gain equal success in their work. So a company must choose the best agency for their benefit.  As William Almonte says, finding the best candidates and hiring them completes through following steps. Mostly all…

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Added by William Almonte on December 21, 2017 at 1:40am — No Comments

William Almonte - Why Work With Recruitment Agencies

Recruitment agencies work with companies and directly help them to fill their vacancies by providing them with candidates suitable for the job. They are quite essential for companies for jobseeking purposes.  As William Almonte says,” recruitment agencies save time”. Recruitment agencies play a couple of roles in recruiting employees. They find required candidates either by posting the job…

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Added by William Almonte on December 20, 2017 at 12:21am — No Comments

William Almonte - Five Secrets Of Employee Recruitment Service For Best Hire

The recruiters search the best candidates suitable for the job by focusing on their talents and skills. Recruiters actually use various methods to recruit find and keep talent. For small businesses knowing secrets used in recruiting methods by recruiters are very successful and effective. As William Almonte says, “ you should judge yourself by the precious work…

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Added by William Almonte on December 19, 2017 at 8:49am — No Comments

William Almonte - 5 PointsTto Keep In Mind While Choosing A Recruiter

As of late, the market is getting enhanced alongside the relationship of an enlistment office. A few major organizations or some multinational enterprises are thinking to select foundations as the advancement of their business. This is on the grounds that it needs the persuaded bit regarding hypothesis and meanwhile acquiring gigantic measurements just for advantage. Pretty much, enrollment organizations are getting the opportunity to be one basic segment of the organizations which are…

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Added by William Almonte on December 18, 2017 at 4:26am — No Comments

Setting your financial goals for 2018

It is almost the end of 2017 and as usual, many of us will begin to reflect and set resolutions for 2018. Some of these might look like: eat healthier, travel to Japan, learn a new language, clear the PTPTN debt, etc.

It’s easy to come up with a list of dreams and goals, but executing them is often the hardest part. When it comes to setting your financial…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 18, 2017 at 3:22am — No Comments

7 easy steps to help you get a job next year

Here’s some workplace news to brighten your holidays: According to a recent Indeed.com survey, 61% of employers plan to hire more people in 2018 than in 2017 and 40% are worried about finding enough good people to fill those openings.

It’s not just tech and health care firms who are poised to hire. Indeed.com says a diverse group of industries plan to be on the…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 18, 2017 at 3:16am — No Comments

Hispanic consumers are more profitable grocery shoppers

For many consumers, grocery shopping and meal preparation isn’t very exciting. But the research from Acosta and Univision paints a different picture for Hispanic shoppers, who often approach buying groceries as an enjoyable activity for couples and families rather than a solitary chore. Food shopping and meal preparation provide the chance to explore new ingredients and…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 18, 2017 at 3:10am — No Comments

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