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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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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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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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6 ways to increase the chances of your resume getting read

A resume has one primary purpose: to secure interviews. So how can you create a strong resume that garners attention from hiring personnel and gets your foot in the door?

Beyond the basic tips you’ve likely already heard (customize the resume carefully for every job… keep content sharp and succinct…be meticulous with spelling and format), here…

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Latina chef is youngest to be named 'World's Best Female Chef'

Mexican-American chef Daniela Soto-Innes has become the youngest honoree to be named the World's Best Female Chef by The World's Best 50 Restaurants.

The award, which was announced Wednesday, recognizes the culinary achievements of one woman every year. Past winners include British chef Clare Smyth of London’s Core and Dominique Crenn, who…

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6 facts about Hispanic market that may surprise you

There is no doubt that the Hispanic market is an important one for any brand to tap into. But the only way for brands to reach Hispanic audiences successfully is to understand them, know who they are, where they spend their time, the platforms they visit most frequently and how they consume their content.…

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100-day strategy for launching a D&I initiative

We’re at a great moment in time where companies of all sizes are increasingly taking a proactive approach to integrating Corporate Social Responsibility and Diversity & Inclusion into their day-to-day operations, across every part of the business.

Once considered “nice to have,” these initiatives have become a critical part of a company’s…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 29, 2019 at 10:27am — No Comments

In 2020 Hispanic voters will overtake Blacks

In the next presidential election, Hispanic voters will exceed black voters by six percent.

And that demographic shift isn’t the only news in a Pew report about the 2020 election and who will vote in it.

Reading between the lines shows that immigration is not only the reason for blacks losing second place to whites demographically, but…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 29, 2019 at 9:49am — No Comments

Hispanics lead housing, income surge, poverty at record low

While Latinos remain far behind whites in income, they have seen their third consecutive year of income growth and have a higher workplace participation rate, according to the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals and the Hispanic Wealth Project.

In two studies just released, the groups also provided revealing details about…

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12 memorable ways to introduce yourself at a Networking event

Networking events are great for making connections and expanding your list of contacts. Both your personal and business brand can benefit from these outings by planting the seeds for meaningful professional relationships.

If you want to stand out in the minds of those you meet at a networking event, you’ll need to come prepared to make an…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 25, 2019 at 8:39am — No Comments

How to use purpose in Hispanic Marketing

Purpose Marketing. Meaningful Brands. Social Impact. These are all terms used in the latest shift in brand marketing, reinforcing the research that shows consumers connect to brands that directly support their community, purpose and/or ambitions.

According to research by Accenture, nearly two thirds of the global consumers they surveyed prefer to…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 23, 2019 at 9:40am — No Comments

The rise of Hispanic products in the U.S. market

For decades, Hispanic grocers and Hispanic products in mass market grocers have been dominated by food which comes either directly from Latin America or U.S. based companies that try to emulate those of Latin America, like cheeses, spices, and canned goods.

There has been little innovation in these products since the 1970s and 80s when Hispanic…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 21, 2019 at 5:59pm — No Comments

How to work a room

For many people, any networking event – from conferences to casual meet-ups – can trigger nerves or feelings of discomfort. The stakes can feel even higher for job seekers who hope to make the right connections that lead to new career opportunities. For introverts, such events may seem downright unappetizing, until you learn how to work your strengths.…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 21, 2019 at 10:12am — No Comments

Why the Latino voice can strengthen Corporate America

Leadership is a critical component in every sector of life. Just as important is the faces of those who hold leadership positions in Corporate America.

Hispanics make up a very small percentage of executive leaders in both the C-suite and on corporate boards in the United States. About 70 percent, or nearly 350 Fortune 500 companies, do not have…

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As Hispanic small business owners grow, they must also consider succession planning

To better understand what's driving of one of the fastest-growing segments of the small business sector, Bank of America recently surveyed more than 300 Hispanic entrepreneurs across the nation. We asked about their motivations, aspirations, and concerns and were pleased to find a strong majority anticipate continued growth and increased revenue in…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 21, 2019 at 9:51am — No Comments

When medical schools become less diverse

At Texas Tech University’s medical school, just 4 percent of students are black; 13 percent are Hispanic. And those numbers might soon shrink. Research has shown that’s what happens when schools stop considering race in admissions, and that’s what the school plans to do.…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 18, 2019 at 5:36am — No Comments

Efforts narrow racial disparities in college study abroad

As public discourse increases around issues of equity getting into college, succeeding there and landing a good job after, some researchers are studying racial disparities in often-overlooked areas such as study abroad.

White students are the overwhelming majority of American college students who travel internationally to study at some point…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 18, 2019 at 5:38am — No Comments

How embracing Diversity and Inclusion can transform your business

Diversity and Inclusion has been a trending topic in the HR space for the last few years, as advocates and companies take steps to dismantle institutionalized discrimination in the workplace. Endless research supports the need for diversity in business, and the impact that it can have on team morale, innovation and ultimately, the bottom…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 18, 2019 at 5:37am — No Comments

Hispanic businesses bullish on growth

In New Mexico, 30.7% of businesses are Hispanic owned, while the national average is just 12%, according to a U.S. Census Bureau survey in 2012. With Albuquerque’s unemployment sitting at 4.8% as of February 2019, competition for talent is fierce, with no signs of easing up any time soon. Regardless, the growth-minded approach of Hispanic business…

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Added by HispanicPro on April 15, 2019 at 12:09pm — No Comments

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