Hispanic Professional Network
Many employers use both LinkedIn and Handshake to find and connect with potential job candidates. Now is a great time to make sure your online profiles are current and filled out as completely as possible. Follow these tips for enhancing your profiles:…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 16, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Across the United States, black and Hispanic people suffer disproportionately from poverty, poor health care and chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension and asthma.
Now the data, when it is available, shows that black and Hispanic Americans are dying of the coronavirus disease at rates far higher than white Americans.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 16, 2020 at 1:13pm — No Comments
With large group gatherings, daily activities and even dining in restaurants being put on hold for the foreseeable future, several natural networking environments have evaporated.
The good news is that due to modern technology, meeting in-person isn’t required to develop new relationships or deepen existing ones.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 12, 2020 at 10:50pm — No Comments
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, more companies are stepping up their mental health benefit offerings for employees. Here are several companies, including Starbucks and Target, that have boosted their mental health resources in the wake of the global outbreak.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 12, 2020 at 10:32pm — No Comments
Some industries — from shipping to online learning — are hiring to meet coronavirus-related demand. Here are some of the companies hiring right now.
Instacart says it’s looking to hire 300,000 contract workers over the next three months.
Amazon says it’s looking to hire 100,000 new workers for its fulfillment centers and delivery…
Added by HispanicPro on April 12, 2020 at 10:00pm — No Comments
No matter how much you prepare for your job search, a fair amount of the process will be out of your…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 9, 2020 at 11:18am — No Comments
As companies move to remote work to fight the coronavirus pandemic and an increasing number of workers are being laid off or furloughed, you might be wondering if you should continue to send out resumes or just assume that no one is hiring for the foreseeable future.
It’s true that economists are predicting a recession, but career…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 9, 2020 at 11:15am — No Comments
Millions of Hispanics are facing coronavirus threats, including the lack of economic and health resources and even the lack of information in Spanish.
Regardless of their immigration status, unemployment and furlongs are just the tip of the iceberg that COVID-19 is bringing to the Hispanic community.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 9, 2020 at 10:50am — No Comments
Remote work is in more demand than ever.
With more than 10 million Americans in need of unemployment benefits, the number of job losses will likely continue to rise in the coming weeks as more people are mandated to stay home to slow the…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 6, 2020 at 9:07am — No Comments
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, fresh off having spent more than $500 million on his failed presidential bid, gave $500,000 to a group registering young Latinos to vote.
Bloomberg made the donation to Voto Latino, a group founded by the actress Rosario Dawson and María Teresa Kumar, the group's president.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 6, 2020 at 8:37am — No Comments
People across the world are dealing with the impacts of the coronavirus, when it comes to workers, some groups are being hit harder financially than others.
One of the communities hardest hit by the coronavirus economic fallout has been the Latino and Hispanic communities.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 6, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments
The number-one pressure on small-business owners right now is payroll. Whether you’re a sole proprietor one-person-show or a company with 500 employees, you’ve certainly felt the pressure. Maybe you’ve already stopped paying yourself, have laid off workers or cut hours. Well, you can thank your federal government for the best aid program recently…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 4, 2020 at 11:45am — No Comments
During the coronavirus pandemic, moving forward in any way careerwise seems complicated at best. But while the economic and social implications of COVID-19 have caused employment numbers to take a hit (in just a week, 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment), there’s still a wide variety of companies that are hiring.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on April 2, 2020 at 11:19am — No Comments
Ready for a glimmer of good news amid the general gloom? How about this: Even if you’re one of those outgoing types who’s used to growing your professional network face-to-face, at the kinds of events and gatherings now called off for the duration, you can still maintain your connections—and cultivate new ones—at a safe distance.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on March 30, 2020 at 2:32pm — No Comments
If you are recently unemployed or if you’ve been searching for a while, you don’t need to put your job search on hold. There are employers who are still hiring.
In fact, there are many employers who are in critical need of workers.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on March 30, 2020 at 12:40pm — No Comments
The coronavirus is affecting where people go, how people do things and how they interact with one another. For Hispanics, it’s also affecting traditions.
Hispanics, as a culture, tend to be more affectionate in greetings and demonstrations of affection, especially with family. Now, with the concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19), experts are…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on March 30, 2020 at 12:19pm — No Comments
If you were a job seeker a month ago compared to a job seeker today, you’re looking at a very different landscape. For years, it’s been a candidate-driven market—but the pandemic has created unrivaled economic uncertainty.
While it’s true many companies are in a hiring freeze and others are reducing staff, some industries are ramping up their…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on March 25, 2020 at 2:16pm — No Comments
Millions of people in the US are likely to lose their jobs during the next few months, but the pain won’t be spread out evenly. People of color and younger workers are the most at risk of becoming unemployed.
As swaths of the US economy are shut down to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president James…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on March 25, 2020 at 1:29pm — No Comments
On Wednesday, the White House and leaders of both parties announced $2 trillion in emergency funding to help businesses, individuals, and hospitals weather the crisis caused by the coronavirus. The package is larger than the 2008 bank bailout and the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act combined, according to the Associated Press.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on March 25, 2020 at 12:45pm — No Comments
The coronavirus has changed the job market almost overnight. The global outbreak has seriously impacted the economy and job security. It will have long-lasting, game-changing ramifications.
Here is where the jobs are and where they will be in the future. …Continue
Added by HispanicPro on March 19, 2020 at 2:31pm — No Comments