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3 simple Networking tips to position yourself as a leader

Nowadays, being recognized as a leader in your field takes more than social media followers, titles, and credentials after your name. It takes strategy as a well as a commitment to build mutually beneficial relationships not only for you but for others as well. Here are three simple networking tips to…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 21, 2018 at 10:08pm — No Comments

Hispanic heart disease deaths highest in mostly-Latino communities

Hispanics in the U.S. have lower rates of death from heart disease overall than non-Hispanic whites, except in communities where Hispanics make up most of the population, a recent study finds.

Overall, counties with higher Hispanic populations also face more economic disadvantages, a lack of access…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 21, 2018 at 9:49pm — No Comments

The Impact of Latino Millennials on South Florida's Economy

It’s no surprise that Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States. This translates to a major voting bloc and a strong economy. Now, Latino millennials are playing a significant role in their own way.

Florida is home to the third largest Hispanic population in the United…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 21, 2018 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Latinas and Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Latinas and the leading cause of cancer deaths in Latinas living in the U.S. Latinos are the fastest-growing minority in the U.S., however there are limited studies about breast cancer in…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 19, 2018 at 11:38am — No Comments

The influence of Hispanic business owners in Missouri

While Missouri may not be the first state that comes to mind as home to a thriving Hispanic/Latino population, data shows that the demographic is growing rapidly and in turn directly impacting the economics of the region.

Over a span of five years, the number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 18, 2018 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Facebook takes down ads mentioning African-Americans and Hispanics

Dozens of advertisements removed from Facebook for being political ahead of the November midterm elections did not appear to express any political view, a USA TODAY analysis showed. The Facebook ads from businesses, universities, nonprofits and other organizations did seem to have something in common:…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 18, 2018 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Hispanic spending booming in Arizona to $47B

Arizona businesses are poised to benefit in a huge way from Hispanic consumers this year, and even more four years from now, according to a report released Friday.

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Datos: The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market, reported Hispanic buying power in…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 15, 2018 at 1:56pm — No Comments

U.S. lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks

A makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers in an isolated part of Northern New Mexico is a typical representation of sites linked to U.S. Latino history: It’s shabby, largely unknown and at risk of disappearing.

Across the U.S, many sites historically connected to key moments…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 15, 2018 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Networking for introverts: 7 tips to make it easier

Networking can be a challenge for introverts. Its connotations with needless self-promotion can present a daunting hurdle for those who prefer quieter social interaction.

But if you aspire to higher leadership, networking can’t be avoided – it is crucially important for career progress. So,…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 15, 2018 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Career tips for first-generation grad students

Finding your career path after graduate school can be daunting when you come from a family in which your parents did not graduate from college and are not in professional roles.…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 11, 2018 at 3:18pm — No Comments

How the Economic Boom Is Lifting Latino Communities

It’s no secret that for many Latinos, the most important voting issue is the economy.

For years, our families have been disadvantaged by a lack of available jobs, sluggish wage growth, and the real challenge of trying to pay down debt and save more to get ahead.

Latinos put a high…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 11, 2018 at 3:10pm — No Comments

6 tips for women entering the workforce

As the CEO and co-founder of a leading financial technology company, I have some advice for young women graduates looking for or settling into their first jobs. The world needs balance and diversity in its leaders. Here are tips I’ve gleaned from both my career and from watching other women in the…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 9, 2018 at 2:55pm — No Comments

SBA doubles efforts in outreach to Hispanic entrepreneurs

SBA Administrator Linda McMahon is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs as they start, grow and manage small businesses across America. In fact, this administration’s deregulation and tax reform policies have made tremendous strides in assisting new and existing entrepreneurs in communities across…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 9, 2018 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Hispanics gaining momentum on TV

The television and film industries have begun to recognize the value and appeal of Hispanic television, but executives speaking at the Hispanic TV Summit say that there needs to be a greater Hispanic presence both in front of and behind the camera.…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 9, 2018 at 9:39am — No Comments

How to gracefully decline a job offer

You applied, you interviewed, you got the job — and now you want to turn it down. How do you do it? Do you have to give a reason? What if you might want to work with that employer in the future? How do you avoid burning any bridges? Here’s everything you need to know about how to decline a job offer…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 5, 2018 at 11:52am — No Comments

Why women, blacks and Hispanics are leaving tech

Toxic workplaces — where harassment, stereotyping and bullying occur — are driving away women and people of color, undercutting technology companies' efforts to increase diversity and costing an estimated $16 billion a year.

That's the conclusion of a first-of-its-kind study from the Kapor Center…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 5, 2018 at 11:41am — No Comments

How to attract top Hispanic millennials

The population of the United States and its workforce will become substantially more Hispanic in the coming decades. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Hispanics represented 17.4% of the population in 2014 and that the Hispanic demographic will make a huge jump to 28.6% by…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 5, 2018 at 11:28am — No Comments

The Little Village Chamber of Commerce receives the USHCC "Chamber of the Year" Award

(Chicago)- The Little Village Chamber of Commerce in Chicago received the United States Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) “Chamber of the Year,” Award during the 2018 USHCC National Convention in Philadelphia, PA. The USHCC Chamber of the Year Award was created to honor and recognize chambers that have achieved major accomplishments…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 4, 2018 at 12:06pm — No Comments

The 6 best podcasts for your life and career

The podcast world is filled with some amazing, impressive entrepreneurs, business leaders, life coaches, and more . I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite podcasters, so you can get as motivated and moved as I am whenever I listen to them!…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 1, 2018 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Overcoming overqualification

When job hunting, you would typically apply for positions that are a step beyond the role you’re currently in, with more responsibilities, more complex tasks, or more leadership potential. In the interview, you would present yourself with as much experience as possible, showing the hiring manager that…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 1, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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