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Authenticity is key to successfully marketing to the Hispanic population

Reaching Hispanics only becomes more and more important for credit unions as this segment of our nation’s population continues to grow.

Consider this: Hispanics accounted for 52% of the nation’s population growth from 2010 to 2019, according to the Pew Research Center, and the number of Hispanics in the U.S. reached 60.6 million in 2019, making…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 25, 2020 at 10:49am — No Comments

4 ways holiday networking is changed by the pandemic

This is certainly a year that is different than any other. Many things have changed, as has job searching. And job searching during the holiday season is certainly different this year. Here are four ways holiday networking and job searching is different and how you can make the best of it to still land your next role during this season and before 2021…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 25, 2020 at 10:41am — No Comments

The most influential Hispanic leaders in technology

Digital Trends compiles a list every year of the most influential Hispanic leaders in the technology industry.

We highlight the work of those men and women holding important positions at companies both enormous and tiny, people doing everything possible to make sure that the Hispanic community is best represented in the technology industry.…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 22, 2020 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Latino businesses proved to be an economic power in the US in 2020

Facing the global crisis of Covid-19, Latino businesses have shown to be a great economic powerhouse for the U.S. According to statistics from the study, The Ongoing Impact of COVID-19 on Latino Owned Businesses, from Stanford Graduate School Of Business, 88% of these companies have the necessary cash flow to…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 22, 2020 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Latinos bear mental health burden 8 months into pandemic

Latinos have been disproportionately affected by the health and economic consequences of the pandemic, including experiencing a disproportionately high percent of Covid-19 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Latinos are three times more likely to become infected with the virus and nearly five times more likely…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 22, 2020 at 7:15pm — No Comments

Investing in Employee Engagement: Promoting a Strong Business and Business Continuity

A business thrives on connection. Whether those connections are with customers, clients, suppliers, or colleagues, the relationships we form in the business arena provide resources and opportunities to promote your business. 

As is commonly acknowledged, employees are some of a company’s most important assets. Employee engagement is a fundamental business principle that supports a strong business and business…

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Added by Mariano Garcia on November 17, 2020 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Why AI can’t move forward without diversity, equity, and inclusion

The need to pursue racial justice is more urgent than ever, especially in the technology industry.

When decision-makers in tech companies simply don’t reflect the diversity of the general population, it profoundly affects how AI/ML products are conceived, developed, and implemented.…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 12, 2020 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Should You Change Careers During a Pandemic?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues without a foreseeable end in sight, many people, particularly those in the biotech field, are wondering if it’s a strategic move to stay put or change careers.

While it may seem counterintuitive to give up a reliable job when hundreds of thousands of people are contracting the virus or losing their jobs due to…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 12, 2020 at 1:37pm — No Comments

How to keep climbing the ladder while you work from home

You’re stuck working from home, but does your career need to be stuck, too? Worried about keeping employees safe, many companies are pushing return-to-office dates deep into next year, so workers face more months toiling from spare bedrooms and kitchen tables.

To keep progressing professionally, reach out for feedback, polish your skills and…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2020 at 8:15am — No Comments

3 Things You Should Consider Before Changing Careers

If you want to experience meaningful career success, you need to be thoughtful and intentional about your next career move. Start with a focus on the three factors below.

Surely 2020 will be one for the record books. This year has presented myriad challenges for employees at every level, and the pandemic economy has left many feeling insecure…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2020 at 8:03am — No Comments

America added 638,000 jobs last month

America's jobs recovery continued in October, as jobs were added for a sixth straight month and the unemployment rate fell further, Bureau of Labor Statistics data showed Friday.

The economy added 638,000 jobs last month, more than economists had expected, even though it was a slowdown from the prior months.

The unemployment rate fell to…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2020 at 7:51am — No Comments

Two Latinas Share Their experiences advocating for fair compensation

October 29th is Latina Equal Pay Day—a day designed to highlight pay disparities between Latina’s and white, non-Hispanic men. Latinas earn 55 cents for every dollar made by their white male counterparts. In order to close this gap, it will take awareness on the part of corporations as well as structural and systemic changes.

Two…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2020 at 7:29am — No Comments

4 virtual Networking tips for college students and recent grads

Remote learning may have changed the way students currently live and operate. But virtual networking is still possible and can be just as effective for landing your first opportunity after college.

Here are four ways you can bolster your online network this school year.

1. Connect with Prospective Employers

Here’s a simple…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2020 at 7:24am — No Comments

Diversity and inclusion lead to high performing teams

In recent months, the words “diversity” and “inclusion” have become the focus for improving the workplace and ensuring equitable treatment of employees.

But those words – when put into practice – also translate into developing a highly productive workforce, said the director of Army Materiel Command’s Office of Diversity and…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2020 at 7:07am — No Comments

Who is hiring? 5 industries to start your job search

Millions of people have lost their jobs in the months since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and entire industries have ground to a halt in the wake of government shutdowns and restrictions. Now is not the time to find a job in the tourism or hospitality industries, for instance. Here are five industries seeing job growth right now.…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 2, 2020 at 10:38am — No Comments

10 Latinx business leaders who are championing diversity

For Hispanic Heritage Month, Business Insider wanted to spotlight Latinx business leaders driving change not only through their work, but within their communities.

The list includes everything from an entrepreneur making personal finance more accessible to Spanish speakers, to nonprofit founders helping young Latinx women achieve career…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 2, 2020 at 10:23am — No Comments

10 ways to enhance Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace

Among 1,000 large businesses, the top quartile in diversity had 36% higher profitability performance than the bottom quartile in 2019, according to management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. In other words: Workplace diversity appears to be good for the bottom line.…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 29, 2020 at 2:13am — No Comments

Big businesses that started as side hustles

It’s a common misconception that your side hustle cannot become a successful business unless you dedicate 100% of your time and money to it. While it’s true that you cannot just expect a side hustle to become something more without any effort on your part, you can turn a side hustle into a full-time business without quitting your day job. How exactly…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 29, 2020 at 1:46am — No Comments

Reignite your job search before the holiday season

The closer we get toward the holidays, the more businesses slow down. It would be reasonable to believe that hiring trends are consistent throughout the year. This is far from reality.

While others relax, you should go on a job-search rampage. Go against and ignore what the herd is doing. Chart your own path. Get aggressive by turbocharging…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 26, 2020 at 9:25am — No Comments

How to get promoted when working from home

If you want to rise through the ranks at work, being based at home as a result of the continuing coronavirus pandemic undoubtedly makes it more of a challenge.

After all, if you are working from your kitchen table or study, you are not going to bump into your boss, see them in person every day in meetings, or have a chance to bend their ear in…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 26, 2020 at 1:23am — No Comments

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