Featured Blog Posts – April 2018 Archive (26)

Casa Central names new VP of External Affairs & Chief Marketing Officer

Casa Central announces the addition of its new VP of External Affairs & Chief Marketing Officer, Jose M Muñoz, to the agency’s leadership team. In his new role, Muñoz will be helping lead Casa Central’s sustainability and growth strategy. Muñoz brings a wealth of knowledge and insight, having spent the last 20 years designing and leading several local, state and…


Added by HispanicPro on April 30, 2018 at 11:20am — No Comments

Uber reports meager progress on diversity

In its second annual diversity report, Uber, which has been sued by employees alleging racial and gender discrimination, showed small increases in the number of women and minorities in tech and leadership positions.

“We have made meaningful progress over the last year, but we still have a lot of work to do to increase representation of women and underrepresented…


Added by HispanicPro on April 30, 2018 at 10:54am — No Comments

Fort Worth is bigger than Dallas for Hispanic business owners

In case you needed another reason to rank Fort Worth higher than Dallas, here's one: a new study by personal finance website WalletHub named Fort Worth as one of the Top 20 Best Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs.

Pulling in at 18, Fort Worth ranked above Dallas (31), El Paso (19) and Austin (20). Cowtown came in behind other Texas cities such as Laredo (1),…


Added by HispanicPro on April 30, 2018 at 10:48am — No Comments

10 Networking tips to help you make a great first impression at an event

Having the right professional contacts can help you expand your business and open the door to new opportunities. One of the best ways to meet those contacts is by attending networking events. Whether you're at an industry-specific conference or a general entrepreneur meetup, you're sure to connect with people who can help you grow.…


Added by HispanicPro on April 26, 2018 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Today's Inspired Latina Volume IV Launches May 24

Twenty-eight new authors share their poignant stories of inspiration and hope in "Today's Inspired Latina Volume IV" which will have its book launch from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at The Meadows Club in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.…


Added by HispanicPro on April 26, 2018 at 12:49pm — No Comments

KC suburb ranked among nation’s best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs

Strong purchasing power for Hispanics in one Johnson County community helped land the suburb on a new ranking of the best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs.

Purchasing power is a particular strength within Overland Park, WalletHub found, noting the community was the fifth-best among 182 cities in terms of median annual income of Hispanics (adjusted for cost of…


Added by HispanicPro on April 26, 2018 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Engagement and content sharing high among Hispanic millennials

A recent study released by marketing trade organization the Culture Marketing Council details many of the unique online engagement trends salient among U.S.…


Added by HispanicPro on April 23, 2018 at 12:53pm — No Comments

4 tips for finding Happiness in your career

There’s no doubt about it: Job searches are stressful. There are cover letters to craft, resumes to send and networking events to attend — and that’s before you even land an interview.

Dev Aujla says the job hunting routine hasn’t changed much in the last 50 years. But in that time, careers have changed.…


Added by HispanicPro on April 23, 2018 at 10:47am — No Comments

For Hispanic World Cup viewers - it's about heritage

In 2011, Fox and the Spanish-language network Telemundo won the rights to broadcast the 2018 and 2022 World Cup in the U.S. for a record $1 billion dollars. Fox agreed to pay roughly $400 million and Telemundo will pay roughly $600 million.

Flash forward, and the U.S. failed to make the World Cup. Was the investment worth it?…


Added by HispanicPro on April 23, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments

TV's battle for Hispanic ad dollars is getting more intense

Spanish-language TV has been a complicated space for many U.S. advertisers: There's too little understanding of the Hispanic consumer, and the language barrier prevents many chief marketing officers from appreciating the cultural relevance of programming they way they easily recognize the buzz around an English-language show like "This Is Us."

That dynamic and…


Added by HispanicPro on April 19, 2018 at 10:56am — No Comments

10 tips to ensure a successful internship

After searching for months, you finally landed your internship! Congratulations. But what will you do in the first few weeks to make sure you're successful?

You may think that working hard is enough to earn respect. That's certainly part of the equation. However, your success relies on many factors and doing your job well is just one.

Before you begin your…


Added by HispanicPro on April 19, 2018 at 10:42am — No Comments

Why it's important to master Networking skills

Business networking has two main objectives. The first is to strengthen relationships with your existing contacts, and the second is to meet new contacts. After all anyone in business knows that people do business with people, not with companies. This is why networking is so important.

In fact networking can help with almost every aspect of your business. This…


Added by HispanicPro on April 19, 2018 at 10:33am — No Comments

Focus on Diversity at community colleges

For many two-year institutions, it didn't take a racist incident, protest or controversial guest speaker to jump-start efforts to promote more diverse and inclusive campus environments.

Many community colleges are heralded for having diverse student populations. But that perception hasn't made them complacent, especially as many go beyond their campuses and see…


Added by HispanicPro on April 16, 2018 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Hand-shaking tips for making the right impression

Take a moment to think about your handshake. When was the last time you shook someone’s hand? Why did you do it? Were you standing or sitting? Did the other person have a strong handshake? What impression did they make on you? Now, being very honest, rate your average handshake on a scale of one to five on the following criteria: 

Firmness (with five being very…


Added by HispanicPro on April 12, 2018 at 12:53am — No Comments

Latinos need to be represented more in media

The recent releases of movies like “Black Panther” and “Love, Simon” have allowed different groups to see themselves represented on the big screen and in the media. It’s taken years for minority groups and the LGBTQ community to see itself represented in a way they can be proud of.

There’s always been representation of different ethnic groups in movies, TV shows…


Added by HispanicPro on April 12, 2018 at 12:46am — No Comments

Black, Hispanic homebuyers in Denver hit hardest by high prices

Black and Hispanic homebuyers have a harder time finding homes they can afford in Denver than in the rest of the country as a whole, according to a new analysis from Zillow.

The real estate website looked at median income data for several racial groups – white, Hispanic, Asian, black and all groups – and found that nationwide, the typical buyer could afford about…


Added by HispanicPro on April 12, 2018 at 12:38am — No Comments

Read biographies of feature guests for tomorrow's Banking and Finance Networking Forum

Read biographies of feature guests for the Banking and Finance Networking Forum being held tomorrow Thursday, April 11 at Chicago Chop House.


Antonio Lugo, President, Smart Wealth Strategies, Inc.

As President of Smart Wealth Strategies, Antonio’s role,…


Added by HispanicPro on April 11, 2018 at 7:21am — No Comments

10 tips for landing a job in a new city

When it comes to moving to a new city, there are so many things to take into consideration, including employment. Unless you are moving for a job that you already have, it can be intimidating to apply for jobs in a new city. After all, you are not there already, and you can’t just go to an interview on a moment’s notice.

So, what you need to do is find ways to…


Added by HispanicPro on April 9, 2018 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Target settles claims it screened blacks, Hispanics out of jobs

Target Corp has agreed to review its policies for screening job applicants and pay $3.74 million to settle a lawsuit claiming its use of criminal background checks kept thousands of blacks and Hispanics from obtaining employment.

The preliminary settlement filed on Thursday with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan requires a judge's approval.…


Added by HispanicPro on April 9, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The trouble with being the ‘only Latino in the room’

A few months after President Trump moved into the White House, a study conducted by the nonprofit research group Media Matters concluded that the morning shows on cable news channels continued to skew white and male when it came to guests.

According to the analysis by Cristina López G., of the 2,862 guests on the three major morning news shows (CNN’s “New Day,”…


Added by HispanicPro on April 9, 2018 at 2:54pm — No Comments

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