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Read biographies of featured guests for "Personal Branding in the Age of COVID-19" Webinar

Read biographies of featured guests for "Personal Branding in the Age of COVID-19" Webinar to be held on Wednesday, August 10.

Jazmin Garcia, Business Resource Manager, ChibizHub at World Business Chicago

Jazmin Garcia is a queer,…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 12, 2020 at 12:31am — No Comments

Latinos rely more on social media as a coronavirus lifeline

Latinos are using social media, mobile apps and other digital platforms at higher rates than the general U.S. population amid social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report released Thursday by Nielsen.

For Latinos, bridging the social distancing gap means finding new ways to preserve their…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 9, 2020 at 10:50pm — No Comments

Being a Latina is a superpower

Women are beautiful creatures with an incredible ability to heal and transform. It is only a couple of the superpowers our gender shares that transcend cultures.

Being a Latina is a superpower in itself for many reasons. We are known for our spirited soul and high powered energy. Some people describe us as passionate or having a zest for life…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 9, 2020 at 9:24pm — No Comments

How to be a better mentor

Great mentors along the way can put a high-potential person’s career on a rocket ship to their full potential. Poor mentors can slow a high-potential’s progress and stunt their growth. That’s why senior leaders select and assign mentors who are among the most talented people in the organization.

They are very knowledgeable about the business,…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 6, 2020 at 10:41am — No Comments

6 smart pivots inspired by the pandemic

A lot of pandemic-related news is dark. Well, most of it. But there are bright spots, particularly when it comes to founders whose smart ideas and gutsy pivots have defied the Covid-19 curse. Remember the mantra "change is good"? These entrepreneurs are living it. They're making moves that not only boost revenues today but also set them up to prosper…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 6, 2020 at 9:22am — No Comments

Adding more color to corporate boards

In response to calls for more diversity among corporate leaders in America, Assemblymembers Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Eloise Gomez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) have co-sponsored AB 979.

The legislation requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one member on their board of…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 6, 2020 at 8:59am — No Comments

Why personal branding is vital in the post-coronavirus era

Developing a personal brand is vital now as people will continue to use the Internet to organise events, work, shop, conduct meetings and even recruit people remotely even after the pandemic. This means it is more likely people will hear about you online before they meet you in person.

Recruiters, potential clients,…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 2, 2020 at 11:28pm — No Comments

Small-business risk grows personal

For more than a third of U.S. small-business owners, keeping their ventures alive during the coronavirus pandemic is coming at a high personal cost.

More than half of respondents say they won't survive long past the new year without additional support.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 2, 2020 at 11:14pm — No Comments

7 job search rules you should break now

When you’re looking for a job, finding ways to stand out and make a great impression can be everything. But, sometimes, the very “rules” that are supposed to help you do that can hold you back. READ MORE AT FAST…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 2, 2020 at 10:58pm — No Comments

10 reasons to start a business during a recession

As counterintuitive as it may at first seem, starting a business during a recession can have its advantages. Here are ten reasons why an economic downturn could be the perfect time for you to launch your new business venture.…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 30, 2020 at 12:58am — No Comments

How to land a job at a virtual career fair

Before you log into that virtual career fair portal, follow this advice from CareerBuilder to stand out in a market overrun with candidates because of the pandemic.

There are many basic tips prospective job seekers can keep in mind to increase their chances of employment heading into a virtual career fair. Whether it's an in-person event or a…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 30, 2020 at 12:43am — No Comments

Finding a job right now is hard but not impossible

Are you searching for a job? Is a loved one looking for work? There’s no denying that the coronavirus crisis and its economic fallout have made the job market pretty bleak. But it’s not impossible to find a new role.…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 29, 2020 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Read biographies of featured guests for "Why Diversity and Inclusion Matters in Tech" Webinar

Read biographies of featured guests for "Why Diversity and Inclusion Matters in Tech" webinar to be held Thursday, July 30. 

Ilenia Herrera Lutz, Talent Acquisition Lead, Accenture

Ilenia Herrera Lutz is an Associate Manager within Accenture’s Talent Acquisition…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 29, 2020 at 11:32am — No Comments

5 ways to boldly create diversity and inclusion in the workplace



Look around your business. Scan the faces of the people that work within your walls. Think about vendors that you support or come in contact with daily. Do they all look alike, sound alike, or have the same preferences? …

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Added by HispanicPro on July 27, 2020 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Authenticity in your personal brand matters if you want to succeed

We often hear of people wanting to improve their personal brand in business, however, the actual concept of personal branding and what it really means can be confusing to many of us.

So what is personal branding all about and does being authentic really matter? …

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Added by HispanicPro on July 26, 2020 at 1:05am — No Comments

How to jump start your job search

Like millions of other Americans and people throughout the world, you may have found yourself in between jobs due the effects of Covid-19. It’s a challenging spot to be in. …

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Added by HispanicPro on July 26, 2020 at 12:49am — No Comments

Mayor Lightfoot, CTA and CPS Announce Student Recipients of “CTA Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund”

CTA, RPM Contractor Walsh-Fluor and Chicago Scholars in 2020 Launched RPM Scholarship Program to Help Youth Pursue Education and Careers in Construction

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. and CPS CEO Dr. Janice Jackson announced today that three recent…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 23, 2020 at 4:47pm — No Comments

IT careers: How to persist as job searching gets tough

Job searching in these uncertain times requires focusing on the future – and trying out some special strategies for success.

If you’re job hunting these days, it may be tempting to let the rollercoaster news cycle and uncertain job market knock your tech career off course. But organizations around the globe continue to work on their plans for…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 23, 2020 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Marina Gonzales named as President and CEO of the nation's oldest Hispanic Chamber

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) Board of Directors announced Marina Gonzales as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the 91-year-old organization. A native of South Texas, Gonzales, who most recently served as President and CEO of Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA) brings a diverse background in public policy,…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 21, 2020 at 11:18pm — No Comments

Facebook to invest $800M for data center in DeKalb

Facebook announced Tuesday that it will be investing $800 million for a new data center that will be built in DeKalb, Illinois.

The facility will be Facebook's 12th data center in the U.S. The 907,000 square-foot facility will be supported by 100 percent renewable energy and will use 80% less water than an average data center.…

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Added by HispanicPro on July 20, 2020 at 2:34am — No Comments

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