Latino-friendly credit unions aim to help people who have traditionally been underserved by the American banking system. This includes immigrants, especially from Latin America, who often avoid banks. But a bank account means having a safe place to keep cash and pay bills (regardless of your citizenship or immigration status).
The percentage of…Continue
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Within the last few months, scandals from luxury brands Gucci, Prada and Burberry have rocked the fashion industry and captured the public’s attention. The general consensus is that these companies have created products that are hurtful and deeply offensive to many. There is a clear and evident need for a deeper understanding of diversity and…Continue
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It’s no secret that the US Hispanic market is increasingly vital to brands. Hispanics now account for 18% of the population, are the second-fastest growing ethnic group, and control more than $1.7 trillion in annual purchasing power.
However, while businesses may recognize the importance of reaching US Hispanics, many remain unsure of exactly…Continue
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Your professional reputation is like your DNA, Russell Reynolds Associates consultant Eric Sigurdson is fond of saying: You can’t change it.
That good name comes into play when potential employers start reaching out to your references. “There is a pattern of your behaviors and performance that everyone around you sees, observes, and evaluates,”…Continue
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Contrary to how they’re often portrayed in the media, today’s young Hispanic population is dynamic, multicultural, heterogeneous and often multilingual, setting them apart from every other group, minority or otherwise. Mostly born in the U.S. or at least raised here, their Spanish and English proficiency crosses the spectrum.…Continue
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Blacks and Latinos make up more than 30 percent of the U.S. population, but only 10.3 percent of medical school graduates, a number that hasn't changed much in 50 years. It's a stark reminder that even though the U.S. population is becoming more diverse, medicine isn’t.
Now, universities and community organizations around the country are…Continue
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Baby Boomers have driven the economy for decades. The youngest of the generation are just now turning 55 (a long-time “dream” age for early retirement), while much of the generation have already reached retirement age. In fact, there are approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers retiring every day.…Continue
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There comes a time in most of our lives when we find ourselves asking: am I truly happy in my career?
It's a valid question. And one way to make your working week better than your weekend is by turning your passion into your day job.…Continue
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In ground breaking research that has significant implications for U.S. policymakers and financial institutions, Peterson Institution for International Economics (PIIE) researchers found that “The Hispanic community in the United States has contributed significantly to US economic growth in recent decades and will continue to do so over the next 10 to…Continue
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Searching for a new job can be daunting. With all the options available for nurses out there, even just the idea of getting a new nursing job can be overwhelming. If you are interested in finding a new job for whatever reason, it’s important to follow that instinct. So take a deep breath, and use the tips below to tackle the task.
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Diane Sánchez, the new president and CEO of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, has the polish you’d expect of someone who’s worked in executive suites as long as she has.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, the 64-year-old Sánchez spent much of her career in management at telecommunications…Continue
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Comprising nearly 18% if the population, Hispanics and Latinos are one of the largest and fastest growing demographic groups in the United States. Americans who identify as Hispanic or Latino trace their ancestry to Spanish-speaking Latin American countries like Cuba, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. Though they represent an integral part of…Continue
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Thinking of a great way to excel in your career is like taking the first step as a child, for you to have been able to think you want to excel in your career then definitely it can be achieved if you put your mind and soul into it. Your career is the path you have to take in other to achieve success in your life and at the same time get a fulfilled…Continue
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The National Science Foundation is doling out $45 million to 31 “Hispanic-serving institutions” this year in hopes of increasing the number of Hispanic students in STEM fields.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity,…Continue
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In 2013, the company where Ramos worked, American Greetings, closed its LA office. It was a turning point for her as she considered her next steps.
“I thought, ‘Oh, my gosh. What am I going to do?’” she said. Ramos quickly realized that she could rely on her creativity, on which she’d capitalized since she was a young girl.
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The University of Illinois at Chicago is getting $12 million from the National Institute of Health to continue taking part in a national study of health issues facing Hispanics.
UIC says in a news release that the money will allow it to continue to serve as the Chicago field office for a study that began in 2008 with the collection of health…Continue
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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 position you as a leader.…Continue
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If one thing is clear as we start 2019, it's that America is changing. According to a Claritas report (registration required), in the United States today, there are 131 million multicultural Americans, making up 37.5% of the U.S. population, with Hispanics accounting for the largest portion at 19.6%.
Minority groups now represent the majority…Continue
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Have you ever felt stressed at the thought of attending networking events, conferences and even holiday parties? Many people feel insecure, uncomfortable, often nauseated and dizzy before events—almost like stage fright.
Understanding networking fundamentals can ensure you become a better networker. What exactly is networking? To network is to…Continue
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Do you need a new job, like, yesterday? Whatever your reasons for needing (or wanting) a new employer as quickly as possible, if you’re looking to kick your job search into overdrive there are a number of things you can do to speed things along.
While you may not have control over the timing on the employer’s side, by taking these steps you can…Continue
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