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Tips to take your resume to the next level

Don't let those unemployment numbers discourage you. There are jobs available. You just have to know where to look and how to make yourself look good to those companies.

That's where a strong résumé will really come in handy.…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 4, 2020 at 11:29am — No Comments

Latinas among those hit hardest by COVID-19 job losses

The devastation of the pandemic has cut deep and wide across the economy. Some of the worst job losses so far are among Latinas.

That’s because some of the hardest hit sectors of the economy are dominated by women, and particularly Latinas. Hospitality, retail and health care have all seen big job losses that have left Latinas vulnerable, says…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 4, 2020 at 11:18am — No Comments

Nearly 8 in 10 small businesses now fully or partially open

Small businesses that were temporarily closed due to the coronvirus pandemic at some point, 43 percent have reopened. Those still closed are split over if they will open in the next two weeks.

On the question of how long will it take to return to normal, the majority say six months or more.…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 4, 2020 at 11:10am — No Comments

Companies Leading The work-from-home Revolution

For the last several months, we’ve been told by local, state and government officials to stay at home and nonessential businesses must close down operations. You’ve probably noticed an emerging trend on social media of people seeking to return to some sort of normalcy.…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 1, 2020 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Worst of Coronavirus shutdowns may be over

Truck loads are growing again. Air travel and hotel bookings are up slightly. Mortgage applications are rising. And more people are applying to open new businesses.

These are among some early signs the U.S. economy is, ever so slowly, creeping back to life.…

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Added by HispanicPro on June 1, 2020 at 12:08am — No Comments

9 steps to build your personal brand

Whether searching for a job, marketing your business, or trying to sell your expertise, a personal brand will help you get there faster. But cultivating a personal brand is more than just being popular: It’s being known for what you can deliver.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 31, 2020 at 11:53pm — No Comments

Learning how to code for free to switch careers

Millions of people have lost their jobs and finding a new one can be difficult, but there's a way you can re-skill to get a career in the tech industry.

Codecademy is offering 100,000 free scholarships for their online courses that can teach you new skills which are used in a variety of in demand tech jobs.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 31, 2020 at 11:28pm — No Comments

For students of color, higher education is s different course

Even though students of color make up roughly 45% of the undergraduate student population, they are less likely to ask for help despite higher levels of depression and anxiety. This is exacerbated by student debt, racism on campus and lack of support.

A study published in the American Psychiatric Association online journal, found that college…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 28, 2020 at 10:04am — No Comments

Job search during social-distancing

“Looking for a job is a full-time job.” If you were already looking for a job before COVID-19,, you probably feel like the whole process has come to a complete halt. Recruiters and job seekers are both being more cautious as we adjust to this new normal.

During this time of social distancing, business must continue. Work needs to be completed.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 28, 2020 at 2:38am — No Comments

Diversity and Inclusion guidelines for the pandemic

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, American businesses were dealing with a diversity problem, struggling to hire and retain talent from underrepresented groups.

Agencies and brands, hurt by the downturn in spending across the economy, are in danger of losing the gains they’ve made.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 28, 2020 at 2:28am — No Comments

Latinos are opening more small businesses than anyone else in the US

Latino-owned businesses employ more than 3 million people, according to the 2019 State of Latino Entrepreneurship report by the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI), a Stanford University research initiative centered around Latinos in business. All told, Latino-owned businesses account for about 4% of U.S. business revenues and 5.5% of…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 26, 2020 at 11:28am — No Comments

Latinos are fastest growing population in US military

The military has historically been one of the most diverse institutions in the United States. A Pew report found that 43% of active-duty military personnel represented racial and ethnic minorities in 2017.

As the military has become more diverse, it’s even more important for the officer corps to reflect the nation’s shifting population, said…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 26, 2020 at 1:09am — No Comments

Mercado Libre vale más que General Motors y Deutsche Bank

La capitalización bursátil de Mercado Libre marcó un nuevo récord de valor de mercado. Al precio de 823 dólares por acción, tal lo que valía cada papel esta tarde en la bolsa de Nueva York, la firma creada por Marcos Galperín registraba un valor de mercado de 40.932 millones de dólares.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 23, 2020 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Will young Latinos turn out to vote?

A record 32 million Latinos are projected to be eligible to vote in the 2020 US presidential election, making them the largest share of minority voters for the first time in history.

And they tend to be young. Nearly every 30 seconds, a young Latino in the US turns 18, or voting age. The challenge for candidates this fall will be turning them…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 21, 2020 at 3:18am — No Comments

These companies are hiring rapidly during the crisis

Millions of American workers have been laid off or furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic, with a record 20.5 million US jobs lost in April. But some companies are still hiring thousands of new employees to keep up with shifting consumer demands and spending habits.

Here's a list of some key employers hiring -- rapidly -- during the crisis.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 21, 2020 at 3:09am — No Comments

3 job search tricks from Millennials

Millennials are often frowned upon for jumping from job-to-job and not having staying power as it relates to sticking with any one employer for too long.

Regardless of…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 21, 2020 at 2:59am — No Comments

Teaching and learning after COVID-19

How will the COVID-19 pandemic alter the future of teaching and learning? Answering that question requires that we first acknowledge some difficult truths.

At this point, we don't know the extent to which COVID-19 will cause some proportion of colleges and universities to close down or merge. The most vulnerable of tuition-dependent institutions,…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 18, 2020 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Why diversity and inclusion is more important than ever right now

In times of isolation we need to prioritize diversity more than ever. Brands need to stand up to support people in bad times, as well as good.

When times get hard, it’s usually those on the margins of society who suffer most. While we are all affected by the lockdown, some are having to deal with so much more.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 18, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Conducting a job search during a global pandemic

Americans displaced by the coronavirus crisis continue to file for unemployment benefits in historic numbers sending millions of people looking for new jobs. With many organizations under hiring freezes, these are tough times to be seeking a new position.

The first thing to recognize if you find yourself laid off is that you are not alone.…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 14, 2020 at 5:40pm — No Comments

5 ways Diversity and Inclusion help companies before, during and after the pandemic

When faced with difficult situations, companies look for ways to minimize costs. Typical cost-cutting measures include downsizing staff, cutting contracts with vendors and curtailing all activities that are not essential to survival.

The COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be one of the most challenging periods that our country has ever faced, as…

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Added by HispanicPro on May 14, 2020 at 4:58pm — No Comments

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