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Growing Hispanic workforce in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee area's Hispanic workforce is expanding, but their presence is lagging in high-wage positions, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum.

The research organization, which has offices in Milwaukee and Madison, published "Upward Mobility: Assessing the characteristics of greater Milwaukee's growing Hispanic…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 23, 2019 at 8:26am — No Comments

WhatsApp Beats Out Instagram and Twitter Among US Hispanic Users

We estimate that more than half of the US Hispanic population will use messaging app WhatsApp at least monthly this year. The platform’s US Hispanic user base of 32 million is growing because of its data cost savings, messaging encryption capabilities and popularity in Latin American countries.

WhatsApp is more popular among US Hispanics than…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 23, 2019 at 8:05am — No Comments

JPMorgan Chase Chicago Technology Diversity & Inclusion Networking Reception - Chase Tower's 57th Floor on Tuesday, June 4th, 5-8pm

 

Are you a highly skilled, experienced Software Engineer or Technologist looking for your next career move?  If so, please consider applying for our upcoming networking reception:

JPMorgan Chase Chicago Technology Diversity & Inclusion Networking Reception - Be A Part Of The Story

Tuesday, June 4th, 5-8pm @ Chase Tower, 10 S.…

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Added by Adam Cortese on May 22, 2019 at 10:56am — No Comments

How to follow up during a job search

You meet someone at an event or through an introduction by someone you know and you want to stay in touch. Perhaps you had a great conversation and would welcome their advice about your career path or you are interested in positions at their company.

Maybe you feel the contact personally can’t help you out but has a broad network that you may…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 20, 2019 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Changing face of America will test housing market

The face of America is changing, and the housing market is changing along with it. If the mortgage market doesn’t keep up, the nation’s economy will bear the consequences.

The mortgage market has a long history of underserving communities of color, yet by 2045, people of color will make up more than half of our population. If the mortgage…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 20, 2019 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Companies hinder their insight by excluding Hispanics from the boardroom

An organization’s board of directors can tell you a lot about its priorities.

Maybe the composition of an organization’s board is determined by the insights, expertise and influence of its members. Or maybe that board is made up of individuals who are leaders in their respective fields, which helps to elevate the perception of an organization’s…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 20, 2019 at 2:50pm — No Comments

42 % of U.S. adults want a small business

Forty-two percent (42%) of American adults either have owned a small business or want to do so.

A Job Creators Network/ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 22% have already run their own business and another 20% would like to do so in the future.

Black and Hispanic Americans who have never run their own business are more…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 17, 2019 at 8:40am — No Comments

Hispanic-Americans are customers with high lifetime value

Forget everything you thought you knew about Hispanic-American consumers -- because the U.S. Hispanic population is exploding, and it’s shattering old stereotypes as it grows.

The 64 million Hispanics who live in the United States today represent 19.5% of the U.S. population. And Hispanics are the second fastest-growing population segment, with…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 16, 2019 at 11:28pm — No Comments

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises leads Hispanic media upfront

Telemundo Continues to Set New Standards and Redefine Hispanic Media with Innovative Premium Original Content, Expanded News Coverage and World-Class Sporting Events Across All Platforms, Designed for The Evolving Preferences and Media Consumption Habits of Latinos.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 16, 2019 at 11:15pm — No Comments

Corporate board diversity is good for business. But it's not the norm — and that's why a law is needed.

Should publicly owned companies in Illinois be required by law to include minorities on their boards of directors?

The best and most current thinking on corporate health emphasizes that diversity among organizational leadership results in more nimble, creative problem-solving in our rapidly changing world.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 13, 2019 at 11:47am — No Comments

Nine methods for improving workplace Diversity

Modern workforces are becoming increasingly diverse, as leaders strive to include more people with varied experiences, backgrounds and cultures into the workplace environment. It’s no secret that such an array of workers can generate a host of ideas and solutions, opening up the opportunity for more dynamic growth and creativity in projects, as well as…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 13, 2019 at 9:38am — No Comments

Focusing more on Hispanic consumers

It is estimated that by 2021 more than 50 percent of the U.S. population growth will be attributed to Hispanics based on a report from Geoscape American Marketscape DataStream. Today, youthful diversity is becoming the counterweight to white, aging consumers, and it is forcing brands to redefine themselves -- to discover new market opportunities and…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 13, 2019 at 9:28am — No Comments

7 weird things to do at Networking events

For some, networking can be a nightmare. Not everyone is Guy Smiley with gleaming teeth and a handshake already started before they walk in the door.

Most people feel a little out of their comfort zone in social situations, but networking is where it counts. In many ways, networking should be considered as an approach to life. I've personally…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 13, 2019 at 8:21am — No Comments

The business case for diversity in the workplace is now overwhelming

In this era of globalization, diversity in the business environment is about more than gender, race and ethnicity. It now includes employees with diverse religious and political beliefs, education, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientation, cultures and even disabilities. Companies are discovering that, by supporting and promoting a diverse and…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 9, 2019 at 6:47am — No Comments

Driving Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

Diversity in and outside the workplace allows companies to be more open-minded and have a more complete outlook on their business strategy. One study found that when diverse teams make a business decision, they outperform individual decision makers up to 87% of the time.

Let’s evaluate the value of diversity, why companies should embrace a…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 9, 2019 at 6:40am — No Comments

3 steps to crush your next Networking event

The mere mention of the word “networking event” can make some people break out into a cold sweat.

Being in a room with total strangers and having to strike up new conversations can cause anxiety in even the most confident of professionals. Luckily, networking isn’t all that complicated or hard.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 9, 2019 at 6:27am — No Comments

Travel jobs offer strong opportunities

Travel industry jobs lead to higher wages and a permanent foothold for financial success, outpacing compensation in both manufacturing and healthcare, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s Made in America: Travel’s Contribution to Workforce Development.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 9, 2019 at 6:15am — No Comments

Making A Career Switch? 5 Perfect Jobs To Pivot Into

If you are ready for a mid-career pivot, you are likely hoping for a job that will value your outsider experience, pays well and doesn’t have huge barriers to entry. There are certain industries where coming from a different career track won’t be an issue and in some cases can be a plus.

The key is to figure out what experience you already have…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 5, 2019 at 3:46am — No Comments

The 2 U.S. Cities Where Hispanic Entrepreneurs Are Thriving the Most

If you're a Hispanic entrepreneur living in Laredo, Texas, chances are your business is thriving.

The southern Texas city, which is on the north bank of the Rio Grande, has a population of just over 260,000, but it is a prominent hub for Hispanic entrepreneurs.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 5, 2019 at 2:55am — No Comments

More than half of millennials think they'll be millionaires

More than half of millennials, or those born between 1981 and 1996, think that they will be millionaires at…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 5, 2019 at 1:29am — No Comments

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