The Partnership for a New American Economy and the Latino Donor Collaborative’s new report, “Better Business: How Hispanic Entrepreneurs Are Beating Expectations and Bolstering the U.S. Economy,” shows how the number of Hispanic entrepreneurs in America has grown exponentially over the past two decades, powering the economy during the recent recession. Hispanic immigrants in…Continue
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U.S. Hispanics are more prone to smartphone distracted driving than the general population, according to AT&T* It Can Wait research. 83% of Hispanics admit to using their smartphones behind the wheel. That compares with 71% of Americans as a whole.
Half of U.S. Hispanics admit they use their smartphones to social network while driving. More than a quarter (28%) snap…Continue
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However, like all good relationships, they need due care and attention. So where to start?
Trim the tree
The main reason people struggle to generate fruitful connections is they…
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The online national poll of 2,001 registered voters, which was conducted last month by Washington, D.C.-based polling firm Morning Consult, pitched questions aimed at assessing awareness and interest in…Continue
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"I had my goals clear when I came to this country," said Cruz, who moved to North Jersey from the Dominican Republic five years ago and works as an area manager at a parking company. "I always had my dream to buy my own house."
Last year, that dream became a reality for Cruz when he purchased a two-family home in Garfield, where he now lives with his wife, daughter and…Continue
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It is only natural to be fearful when searching for a job, especially if you are a new graduate. But fear will take you nowhere. As in all aspects of life, fear is not a good element in making a decision.
Even those who need to change jobs are petrified by fear: fear of leaving a comfortable job, fear of starting over and fear of being rejected. Most of these…Continue
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Experts said in a community like Tucson, where Hispanics are a significant part of the population, that low number is concerning.
KOLD News 13 spoke with one local who's been battling mental health issues for decades. He said the decision to get help…Continue
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Only about 1% of all Latino-owned businesses created between 2007 and 2012 in the U.S. received venture capital or angel investments, according to a report by the Stanford Graduate School of Business that surveyed roughly 1,800 businesses.
One big reason: Very few…Continue
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Hands thrust out, many asking direct questions about your content. Others are more subtle, and just pass you their cards or say they loved your speech.
You’ve likely attended a speech like this, eager to get a…Continue
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In a country built by immigrants, numbers represent the strength and ability to move forward both culturally and economically. Such is the case for Latinos, a growing force in the United States currently representing 18 percent of the overall population — a number expected to grow to 30 percent by 2060.
The economic impact Latinos have in the country as a group is…Continue
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Research released last week by UC Riverside found that businesses owned by Hispanics are being created at a significantly faster pace than all businesses in the United States, California and the inland Southern…Continue
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If you were to ask most people who are successful in business or as entrepreneurs one thing they couldn’t have skipped on their way to the top, they’re likely to say networking. It’s through networking that you build those connections that will prove to be invaluable to you throughout your life. Whether you’re networking yourself or a product, it’s not something that’s…Continue
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But Hispanics also watch English-language programming, something that’s sometimes forgotten among advertisers targeting Hispanics.
While the English-language broadcast and cable…Continue
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We're all familiar with prominent Latinos who have broken barriers to become national and international household names - from Rita Moreno and Gloria Estefan to JLo and Pitbull. Or think Sonia Sotomayor or Pulitzer prize-winner Junot Díaz.
Here's a small list of Latinos who are breaking barriers in their professions and leaving their mark as they shake things up. They…Continue
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My definition of networking is actively making professional relationships, developing and maintaining those relationships, and leveraging them for the benefit of all parties.
But before you can develop a relationship, you first have to meet the other person and…Continue
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Researchers examined heart ultrasounds for more than 1,800 Hispanic/latino adults in four U.S. cities and found about half of them had cardiac dysfunction that put them at increased…Continue
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The numbers are startling. Black third graders are half as likely as whites to be included in programs for the gifted, and the deficit is nearly as large for Hispanics, according to work by two Vanderbilt…Continue
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Ahead, find a few Latina-run online mags that are centering the race, gender, class, immigration and LGBTQIA+ stories you care about with language and visuals just for you. Oh, you’re…Continue
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In the next 15 years, the Hispanic population in the United States is expected to grow by 20 million people, a rate of growth that is three times the national average. In Nashville, the Hispanic population in 2010 was 106,257 people, and is expected to grow to 326,609 people in a similar time period.
This makes the U.S. Hispanic population the fastest growing segment of…Continue
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For a long time the word “networking” scared me. I thought it meant showing up to conferences and shaking hands with strangers. Here’s what I did to get past the scary word and out in the world making new connections.
1. Start with your friends: Start with the connections you are comfortable with. Meet up with a close past coworker for coffee one morning to check in on…Continue
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