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America’s new digital divide

Can’t access a desktop computer? There’s an app for that. Thanks to the rise of smartphones, underserved populations are more digitally connected than ever. Since 2009, internet connection has shot up 20 percentage points among Latinos and 10 percentage points among…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 22, 2017 at 1:29pm — No Comments

AT&T joins over 150 CEOs to commit to Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

AT&T and more than 150 CEOs agreed to join the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. They will sign the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™.

CEOs are pledging…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 22, 2017 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Check Yourself and Get Up!

What is your motivation?

What is the motivation?

Are you motivated?

Motivation is the desire to achieve what you believe is worthwhile. How can you demonstrate the desire if you are not pursuing what you think is worthwhile? Many people go through life with the lack of…

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Added by MICHAEL E DRAYTON on June 22, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

6 steps to a successful job search

Ideally, a job search is something you start on your own terms. You feel ready for a fresh challenge, or a career change or to move from one company to another.

But the harsh reality is that you won’t always start looking because you want…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 22, 2017 at 12:46pm — No Comments

3 tips to boost your career during the summer slowdown

As the weather gets warmer, the office gets quieter and the world moves at a more relaxed tempo. But that doesn’t mean you have to slow down your career advancement. Here's how to keep up the pace through Labor Day.

Expand your skill set. Take advantage of summer courses offered by community…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 19, 2017 at 8:41am — No Comments

More Latinos happy with school system

An increasing number of Latino families are happy with their children’s schools, though institutional racism and unequal funding are still significant concerns, according to a new national poll.

The Leadership Conference Education Fund’s second annual New Education Majority Poll found…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 19, 2017 at 8:32am — No Comments

Latinos still wary of big banks

After being hit hard during the recession, Latinos say they worry that the same reckless behaviors that precipitated the economic crisis could make a comeback.

Latinos were one of the primary victims of the predatory lending practices that led to the housing crisis.That included being offered…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 19, 2017 at 8:25am — No Comments

Do You Need A Coach?

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Added by MICHAEL E DRAYTON on June 16, 2017 at 11:27am — No Comments

5 self-made Hispanic immigrant millionaires

Hispanics make up 17.6 percent of the total population of the United States. By 2060, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, that figure will jump to 28.6 percent.

As of 2012, the most recent figure, there were 3.3 million Hispanic-owned businesses, a modest rise from 2007. But the odds of…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 15, 2017 at 9:29am — No Comments

12 tips that can help you land a flexible career

Whether you’re a new mom looking to re-enter the workforce or you just want a job that lets you work remotely, flexible careers can lead to better productivity and happiness — so why not break out of the traditional mold?

“If you've been away from the workforce for a while, it's common to worry…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 14, 2017 at 7:21pm — No Comments

$3M grant to develop future Hispanic STEM faculty

Improving pathways to the professoriate for Hispanics in environmental sciences and engineering (ESE) and related fields is the goal of a new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation that The University of Texas at El Paso will share with the City College of New York (CUNY-CCNY).

The…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 14, 2017 at 12:05pm — No Comments

The Power of Community Benefit to Fight Against Diabetes

Norwegian American Hospital Foundation is set to host its Third Annual Power of Community Benefit, which will take place on June 22, 2017 at the Union League Club of Chicago beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The event raises money to address chronic health disparities in Humboldt Park, West Town, and…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 11, 2017 at 9:03pm — No Comments

The Best Career Advice You Could Ever Receive

The best career advice I ever received came at an absolute career low point.

I was working for a total jerk. A classic "take credit for others’ work, sit in your cube and delegate, arrive late, take long lunches, egotistical" — you get the picture. I was working hard, making an impact, and…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 11, 2017 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Marketing to Hispanics: Why It's Not Just About Speaking Spanish

In a recent study Yahoo conducted with Ipsos on Hispanic millennials focused on the third generation, over half of the respondents said it’s about time that advertisers recognized that Hispanics shop, too.

It’s a new year, and another reminder that the Hispanic consumer is exponentially…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 11, 2017 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Read biographies of feature guests for the Marketing, Media and PR Networking Forum

Read biographies of feature guests for the Marketing, Media and PR Networking Forum being held Thursday, June 08 at SHAY Chicago.

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Sandra Torres, News Reporter, CBS 2…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 6, 2017 at 3:21pm — No Comments

3 questions you should ask yourself before quitting your job

Maybe you’re starting to feel like it’s time to consider making a change and pursuing opportunities elsewhere. You’re probably not alone.

In a shaky, uncertain economy, it may also be a good time to remember that the grass often seems greener on the other side. So how do you know when it’s time to…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 5, 2017 at 7:44am — No Comments

How to understand the growing impact of the Hispanic marketplace

Since the early-2000s when cell phones evolved from mobile dialing devices to “smart” phones for checking email, playing games, work and watching entertainment, it became very clear through research that the Hispanic population in the U.S. was a demographic consisting of eager and early…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 5, 2017 at 7:23am — No Comments

Top 10 travel websites most visited by US Hispanics

Which sites do Hispanic users use for their travel planning? How important is each platform, depending on the content offered? On which sites do they decide to make their purchases?

It seems that US Hispanics are very interested in travel, with 74% of all users checking out travel-related sites…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 4, 2017 at 11:54pm — No Comments

Brands use Twitter to reach Hispanic auto buyers

Despite all the buzz about Instagram and Snapchat, 49% of U.S. Hispanic auto buyers are on Twitter, and smart automakers are figuring out ways to best use the social platform.

Bilingual Hispanics are the most mobile-centric buyers and fastest to purchase, according to research from…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 1, 2017 at 11:17am — No Comments

Top networking tips for working moms

It can seem like there just aren’t enough hours in the day, and not enough of you to go around. But if there is one thing all business-owners should be doing regularly and actively, it’s networking. We all know how, thanks to the likes of Facebook linking up to others is a 21st century essential.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 29, 2017 at 10:07pm — No Comments

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