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Latina immigrants raise $30 million venture fund in silicon valley

Babel Ventures, a Silicon Valley firm founded by two young immigrant Latina entrepreneurs, just announced $30 million raised to help start-ups. These funds aim to empower entrepreneurs, many who struggle to receive funding, with the needed capitol to continue contributing to our economy through their…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 17, 2017 at 9:17am — No Comments

3 tips to become well-spoken

Want to become well-spoken? Here are three tips.

1. Make others feel well-heard

We focus too much on what we should say next, formulating witty responses in our heads instead of giving full presence to the person talking. The art of listening is as important as the art of…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 17, 2017 at 9:06am — No Comments

A New Look at How Latinos Are Powering the U.S. Economy

A new report puts a price tag on the Latino population in the United States, and it is over two trillion dollars. This economic power, says the report, would rank as the 7th largest in the world if the Latino GDP (Gross Domestic Product) were its own country.

Headed by University of…

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Want to increase recruitment and retention of Latinas? Avoid these three mistakes

Jenny was a 24-year-old Air Force pilot who used to work in the accounting section of an interior design organization. One day, she realized another team was going through some difficult times. She kindly offered to help.

Surprisingly, she received this response in an email from her boss:…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 14, 2017 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Tips for career success

Every career person should have a goal that drives them. If your goal is to hit the summit of your career, here are some tips that can propel you to your desired height.

Do what you love

The usual counsel is that you love what you do. But that is getting out of fashion. These…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 14, 2017 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Brands that ignore the Hispanic market won't survive

Despite the fact that Hispanics currently make up over one-sixth of the population of the United States and hold considerable purchasing power - over $1.5 trillion per year - the entire Hispanic market remains underserved by most brands. As important as it is to market to this cohort, it's going to become…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 14, 2017 at 1:25pm — No Comments

What Will You Wear This Fall?

While it's always fun to see what's new each fashion season, it's important to put some thought into each new purchase you make to avoid wasting money buying things you won't wear. That's particularly true this year, with the everyone's budgets so tight.…

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Added by MICHAEL E DRAYTON on July 31, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

William Almonte - Working With Recruiters And Personnel Counselors

Professional field is the way of gaining new ideas and values. What actually has been seen by us on the television or in the cinemas is not the way it works. In this field, the most important thing that a man or a person has to remember is to get hired by the management of the company. But the hiring process is really long and takes a lot of time. This if done in the right way then might not one have to wait. To get hired by the top management of the company one must follow some…
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Added by William Almonte on August 9, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

Hispanics near $1T in aggregate household income

While Hispanics have median household income that’s about 20% lower than the overall median average, their sheer size means that they’re approaching $1 trillion in aggregate household income this year. That’s according to a new report from Geoscape, which looks at multicultural trends in the…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 13, 2017 at 12:42am — No Comments

The guide to un-awkward Networking

It takes a certain kind of person enjoys networking — and I mean that in the best way. Being good at it requires lacking enough self-consciousness to get out there and talk to people, but having enough self-awareness to make the experience a positive one…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 7, 2017 at 10:41am — No Comments

7 tips to salvage your career

Is your career not going the way you’d expected? Maybe you were hoping for a promotion, but didn’t receive it. Or maybe you’ve been going on interviews to land that higher-level dream job, but it’s just not happening.

Instead of getting frustrated, now is the time to get analytical and…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 7, 2017 at 10:19am — No Comments

U.S. Hispanic population growth has leveled off

The annual growth rate of the U.S. Hispanic population remained flat between 2016 and 2017, but Hispanics continue to account for more of the nation’s overall population growth than any other race or ethnicity, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of preliminary population estimates from the Census…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 7, 2017 at 10:02am — No Comments

Why startups should head straight to networking events

Startups are brave. Startups also need a lot of support in varying forms. Most are looking for both investment funding as well as skilled individuals to assist them. There is no better place for a startup company than a conference or networking event. These events provide startups with the opportunity to…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 3, 2017 at 10:03am — No Comments

Efforts to increase federal Hispanic workforce have stalled

The effort to ensure increased recruitment and retention of Latino federal employees has largely stalled since the Clinton administration, and leaders of Latino federal workers said Tuesday that President Donald Trump should revive and fund the effort through executive order.

President Bill Clinton…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 3, 2017 at 9:56am — No Comments

Latinos are becoming extinct in Hollywood

Latinos, the largest minority in the nation, and the largest racial or ethnic group in California and Los Angeles, are virtually disappearing from the big screen, a new report on Hollywood diversity shows.

The film and television business, which is in the midst of taking more than $1.5 billion in…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 3, 2017 at 9:51am — No Comments

5 simple steps to find the best job for your personality

You’re unusually lucky if you know exactly what you want to do in life — or feel like your current job is perfect for you. Most people need a little guidance to hit their sweet spot, whether the question is how to translate a new degree into a great position, how to quit a…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 31, 2017 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Five keys for making a career change

While going through school and anticipating your future, you may have had a notion of a career that went a little something like this: (1) pick a field to work in and (2) continue to work your way up in that field until you’re ready to retire. Maybe you watched your parents and grandparents…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 31, 2017 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Hispanic Millennials’ buying power

Millennials. Currently, this group makes up the largest generation living in the United States. With approximately 79.8 million millennials, as reported by Pew Research Center, obtaining, maintaining and retaining consumers from this particular consumer segment is the golden ticket for…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 31, 2017 at 12:24pm — No Comments

William Almonte - How The Recruiters Close The Deals With A candidate?

The market is being competitive every day and people are finding ways to make their career more successful. If you are also interested in making your career more successful, then the recruiters can help you to get the best career opportunity. But the recruiters need to play an important role to find a good quality candidate who can help the company to grow up. The recruiters are the face of the employee hiring companies and this why they should know how to judge the candidates and impress…

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Added by William Almonte on July 27, 2017 at 5:10am — No Comments

Latinas more likely to die at the hands of jealous lovers

Latinas with abusive, jealous novios, ex-novios (boyfriends) or husbands be warned — you have a higher than likely chance of dying at the hands of that guy who says he loves you with his fists or verbal punches.

So reports a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 27, 2017 at 7:40am — No Comments

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