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The power of Diversity

It is no secret that the tech industry has reshaped how society lives – from ordering weekly groceries online, recording fitness goals, revolutionizing healthcare and everything in between. Technology is intrinsic to almost every single thing people do.

With this in mind, the industry creating these ground-breaking solutions must represent the…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 27, 2018 at 11:01am — No Comments

A one-page resume may be hurting your job search

Job-seekers are used to hearing the same advice, on repeat: Always send a thank-you. Don't lie on your resume. Oh, and that resume -- make sure it's no longer than one page.

Except … that last one might not be so true anymore. As more and more hiring is done online, the one-page rule seems to be going out the window, according to hiring managers…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 27, 2018 at 10:40am — No Comments

Five easily forgotten job search tips

There are many moving parts to a job search: research, networking, writing, applying, following up. The list goes on and on. It’s easy to get overwhelmed. Here are five easy, yet important tasks that are easily forgotten:

Consider job search your job. Set a daily schedule. Wake up at the same time you would when you were…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 24, 2018 at 8:39am — No Comments

This Latina investor shares startup advice

Nathalie Molina Niño was 20 years old when she started her first company and since then has worked to champion investment models that will show high returns for women, especially in the long run.

“I don't care about what looks cosmetically good on a headline or an annual report,” shares Molina Niño. “I look for businesses that deliver real,…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 24, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments

Minority entrepreneurship on the rise

Minorities are more interested in starting their own business compared to the rest of the population, according to a new Northwestern Mutual survey.

More than 65% of the survey’s 8,000 American respondents consider themselves aspiring entrepreneurs, but entrepreneurs of color want to start businesses at a rate of 20% more than their…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 24, 2018 at 8:10am — No Comments

Key facts about young Latinos

Youth is a defining characteristic of the U.S. Latino population. About six-in-ten Latinos (61%) in the U.S. were 35 or younger in 2016. The number of young Latinos –35 million – increased 20% from a decade earlier, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing youth populations in the country.

With a median age of 28, Latinos are also the…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 20, 2018 at 7:55am — No Comments

Telemundo to Launch First English-Language Newscast on YouTube

NBCUniversal’s Hispanic broadcaster Telemundo is developing its first English-language newscast in collaboration with YouTube in a bid to tap the burgeoning U.S. Hispanic youth demographic.

Borne out of a YouTube grant aimed at awarding journalism projects that “elevate quality journalism, evolve business models to drive sustainable growth, and empower…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 20, 2018 at 7:46am — No Comments

Companies need to catch up to Houston’s Hispanic demographic

Companies in Houston need to bring more Hispanic executives into C-suites and board rooms, or risk losing out on a growing market and large source of talent, Hispanic business leaders say.

Hundreds of people in Houston's Latino business community gathered Thursday night for the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's "State of Hispanics" event.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 20, 2018 at 7:37am — No Comments

Vlog watching is especially popular among minorities

Vlogging (video blogging) is a form of content creation where a person records their lives to educate, entertain, or share their opinions with others. The topics that vloggers discuss range from silly to serious, from beauty to tech, and Americans appear to be enchanted by the video genre. In a recent study, YouGov Omnibus discovers that over half…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 16, 2018 at 11:35pm — No Comments

This Latina is one of Forbes' highest paid women in music

Women are taking over the music industry! This year, one Latina musician is dominating the list along with Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and more fierce women. This Latina shook her way up the charts with hit after hit. Sold out stage shows and multiple hosting and production credits. Can you guess who she is?…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 16, 2018 at 11:26pm — No Comments

What job hunters should expect in 2019

If you're starting to think about looking for a new job, there are new protocols and "rules" to learn before dropping your resume on every online job board. Although the job market is in your favor, employers still dictate the process.

Here's what you need to know to land a new job in the new year.

Learn how ATS…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 16, 2018 at 11:04pm — No Comments

5 Tips for Networking this Holiday Season

Ah, December. A magical month when people are filled with optimism and good will. Take advantage of the holiday cheer and the constant stream of parties in the last few weeks of the year to step up your networking efforts. If you are looking for a new position or want to grow in your current one,…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 13, 2018 at 9:08am — No Comments

25 Tips to Network With Top CEOs

You network with other business leaders to exchange ideas and get advice, like mistakes to avoid or how to manage your time more effectively.

Networking is how you meet professionals, clients and investors who can help your business grow. Networking is crucial for your business to thrive.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 13, 2018 at 9:07am — No Comments

Hispanic spending power soars

While the rate of Latino population growth in the U.S. has slowed since the Great Recession, experts say it’s still increasing at an impressive rate.

Of the 2.2 million people added to the nation’s population between 2016 and 2017, Hispanic accounted for slightly more than half of that growth. Today, the U.S. has 59 million Hispanic residents, a…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 13, 2018 at 8:50am — No Comments

Career-boosting books to give

Most of us spend an average of 2,080 hours at work each year, our noses pressed firmly to the proverbial grindstone. And that doesn’t count the occasional all-nighter we have to pull when a deadline is about to be missed, or the constant texts, e-mails and message alerts.

For the lucky ones, it’s in the name of doing something they love, saving…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 10, 2018 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Best companies to work for in 2019

The workplace isn't what it used to be. There was a time when you could settle into a plum job and stay there till retirement, everything steady and secure.

That's not the case anymore; the long-term "company man" is pretty much a thing of the past. But Glassdoor reports there are still some damn fine workplaces to land, and some may even…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 10, 2018 at 12:27pm — No Comments

The Latinx-White Wealth Gap

Wealth—a family’s financial net worth—measures how well people are prepared for the future. It allows them to purchase a home, start a business, enjoy a secure retirement, and put their children through school. Wealth also provides security in the face of emergencies, for example, allowing people to pay for unexpected health…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 10, 2018 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Casa Central announces members of its inaugural Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board

Chicago, Illinois - Casa Central, one of the largest Hispanic serving social service agencies in the midwest, today announced the members of its new Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board (ELAB). The board is comprised of 22 distinguished young professionals from various industries across the Chicago area. Members of ELAB will…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 6, 2018 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Networking during the holidays

While we often see the holidays portrayed as “the busiest time of the year,” it’s also a time when people like to catch up with others they haven’t seen or connected with in a while. In this two-part series, you’ll explore some tips for building your personal and professional networks during…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 6, 2018 at 11:34am — No Comments

Tech industry cannot overlook pay gap Hispanic women face today

According to the Institute for Women's Policy Research, Hispanic women experience a greater pay gap than any other racial group.

In 2017, Latinas earned 54 cents for every dollar earned by white men, which means it would take more than 22 months for a Latina to earn what a typical white man could make in a year.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 6, 2018 at 11:16am — No Comments

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