Featured Blog Posts – March 2015 Archive (28)

Networking tips for working professionals

Networking plays an integral role in professional growth.

Men and women who can nurture relationships within their fields are more likely to be in tune with what’s going on in their professions, and a network of fellow professionals can help men and women advance their careers.

But networking often falls by the wayside for today’s busy professionals, many of whom…


Added by HispanicPro on March 9, 2015 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Five Networking Tips for Career Success

The sport of networking is a full-time game.

Keep in mind, networking can happen anywhere. Networking occurs in restaurants and bars, in continuing education classes, at parties, on a bus, train or airplane, in an online chat room, at a sporting event, kids soccer games, volunteer activities or fundraisers. The way I see it, every moment you’re not asleep can be a…


Added by HispanicPro on March 5, 2015 at 11:17am — No Comments

Hispanic entrepreneurs surging in central Florida

Richard Coronado says the whispers still exist.

The Plainfield, N.J.-born entrepreneur, who owns a technology business in Orlando, says despite years of experience, his accent convinces people he may not have the intelligence to run a business.

That can be an obstacle when trying to attract multimillion dollar contracts from the defense industry. But Coronado,…


Added by HispanicPro on March 5, 2015 at 11:09am — No Comments

One Third Of The Population Will Be Hispanic By 2050

By 2020, Hispanics are projected to make up more than 20 percent of the population. By 2050, it is estimated that Hispanics will make up 30% of the population. Despite lower average household income levels, Hispanics strength in numbers equates to billions of dollars in disposable income.

By 2015, researchers say Hispanic buying power will continue to grow and…


Added by HispanicPro on March 5, 2015 at 10:33am — No Comments

Kurt Summers, Chicago City Treasurer, to deliver opening remarks for the Banking & Finance Networking Forum next Wednesday

Kurt Summers, Chicago City Treasurer

Kurt A. Summers is a son of Chicago and a pragmatic problem solver who is passionate about serving the people of the city.

As Chicago’s newest City Treasurer, Summers is the steward of the city’s $7 billion dollar investment portfolio and is responsible for maintaining…


Added by HispanicPro on March 4, 2015 at 4:55pm — No Comments

5 little-known secrets about job searching

You might think you’re an experienced job seeker who understands how hiring processes work. But behind the scenes, hiring often works differently than job seekers assume it does. Here are five hiring secrets you probably don’t know that can give you an advantage over your competition.

1. Application deadlines often don’t mean anything. Job seekers often take application…


Added by HispanicPro on March 2, 2015 at 12:42pm — No Comments

How more Latinos in Finance can boost the economy

Silvia Tergas was recruited out of college to work for Macy’s, moving from up from sales to the financial division. Though she really enjoyed helping colleagues answer questions about their 401Ks and other financial matters, she never pictured herself working in the world of investments.

“I didn’t see myself reflected in the profession. I saw it as very…


Added by HispanicPro on March 2, 2015 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Hispanics could account for 40% of U.S. job growth by 2020

The U.S. Hispanic population will account for 40% of employment growth over the next five years and more than 75% from 2020 to 2034, according to a new study.

That’s around 11 million jobs out of 14 million new positions across the economy.

Job growth among the Hispanic population is particularly notable given that the growth of the non-Hispanic working age…


Added by HispanicPro on March 2, 2015 at 11:45am — No Comments

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