May 2017 Blog Posts (31)

Top networking tips for working moms

It can seem like there just aren’t enough hours in the day, and not enough of you to go around. But if there is one thing all business-owners should be doing regularly and actively, it’s networking. We all know how, thanks to the likes of Facebook linking up to others is a 21st century essential. Business networking is much more serious, but plays out in much the same…


Added by HispanicPro on May 29, 2017 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Will Snapchat kill Spanish-language TV?

Earlier this year, Snapchat went public in the biggest tech IPO since 2014, raising $3.4 billion to advance its vision to “empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world and have fun together.”

Flush with cash, Snapchat is much more than a social network and messaging app, it is an alternative to TV and gunning for the nearly $70…


Added by HispanicPro on May 29, 2017 at 9:56pm — No Comments

3 questions you shouldn’t be afraid to ask in your job interview

If you’re unfulfilled at work, you’re not alone—nearly half of all employed adults daydream about leaving their job on a monthly basis, according to a Harris Poll commissioned by my company, Hired. And what’s more daunting than staying at the wrong job? Finding the right one. …


Added by HispanicPro on May 29, 2017 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Networking is the backbone of all business success

Gone are the days when brands had to break the glass ceiling to bring their products and services to the limelight. This is all thanks to the easy exposure, easy publicity and most importantly, easy networking which was all brought about by the internet.

To think that these advancements have really eased the struggle in the business sphere, it’s a fact that…


Added by HispanicPro on May 25, 2017 at 1:01pm — No Comments

The best advice that college grads never hear

It's graduation season, which means one thing: lots of unsolicited advice for grads. So, what can we make of this flood of insight? Well, some of it's good. Some of it's bad. Some of it's downright ugly.

And then there's the stuff that's quite spot-on, but seldom heard. …


Added by HispanicPro on May 25, 2017 at 12:51pm — No Comments

A third of older Latinos have tapped into retirement savings

An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll found that older Latinos are more likely than older whites or older blacks to say they’ve had to withdraw or borrow money from a retirement account — 34 percent for Latinos compared with 24 percent for whites and 25 percent for blacks.

A third of all respondents who said they withdrew money from a…


Added by HispanicPro on May 25, 2017 at 12:43pm — No Comments

The nation's Hispanic aging boom

"We are witnessing an Hispanic Aging boom," said Jane L. Delgado, PhD, MS, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group. "Hispanics are one of the fastest growing segments of older adults; however, community resources are not meeting the needs of our population. The…


Added by HispanicPro on May 25, 2017 at 12:24am — No Comments

5 great tips for networking solo

Who hasn’t been in the situation where you’ve had to walk into a room full of strangers? Who will I talk to? Will I end up as the proverbial wallflower? What’s the minimum amount of time I have to spend at the event before I can slip away? Why did I think this was a good idea in the first place? Here are five ways that you can make solo networking more…


Added by HispanicPro on May 21, 2017 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Why we need more Latinas in STEM

Eva Longoria has one solution to help the world move towards gender equality: get more Latinas into STEM.

In an essay for Refinery29, the 42-year-old actress reflected on the underrepresentation of Latina women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

“Only three per cent of Latina women are…


Added by HispanicPro on May 21, 2017 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Latin America's $160 billion fashion opportunity

The fashion market in Latin America is bigger than the Middle East and growing as fast as Asia. But will industry leaders continue to invest as much as the region needs to realise its full potential?

Regina Barrios has a fearless streak that you can sense within five minutes of meeting her. A serial entrepreneur who smiles wide but speaks her mind, Barrios is…


Added by HispanicPro on May 21, 2017 at 3:15pm — No Comments

How's your resume? Tips for the modern job search

Good news for job seekers as hiring picks up and unemployment hits a ten-year low in the U.S., but how do you get your resume to the top of the pack when applying for those jobs?

First, know that times have changed, as medium and large-sized businesses may have a computer and an algorithm weeding through resumes before they get to human eyes.

When a…


Added by HispanicPro on May 18, 2017 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Meet the Latina Exec changing the face of Corporate America

Seeing more Latinas in executive roles definitely counts as an empowering moment for young Latinas. That’s why we are featuring Michelle Freyre, the President of U.S. Beauty at Johnson & Johnson. Not only is she an incredible role model for all Latinas and women of color, but she is also a working mom. Her story may seem familiar to many of us because we come from…


Added by HispanicPro on May 18, 2017 at 11:56am — No Comments

U.S. interracial marriage rising

Interracial marriages in the United States have jumped more than fivefold in the half-century since the Supreme Court ruled they were legal, making up 17 percent of newlywed couples in 2015, according to a Pew Research Center report on Thursday.

The trend has been marked by growing acceptance, with 39 percent of adults in a Pew poll this spring saying that it is…


Added by HispanicPro on May 18, 2017 at 11:31am — No Comments

The worst career advice comes from parents and friends

Young professionals should think twice before taking career advice from their BFF. In a recent survey from staffing firm Accountemps, two-thirds (66 percent) of workers said they've received bad career advice, and friends (35 percent) were the most likely to give them a bum steer. …


Added by HispanicPro on May 15, 2017 at 9:02am — No Comments

Growing changes in Hispanic media

The United States has been experiencing a boom in its Hispanic population of almost 50 million since the 1990s. With this growth, there is a push for media to appeal to the growing Hispanic population. News outlets in all sectors are reevaluating how they are appealing to and addressing the growing Hispanic population, with new media sources now filling gaps that major…


Added by HispanicPro on May 15, 2017 at 8:47am — No Comments

Minority-Owned companies fight for equity in advertising

Retailers, restaurants, healthcare companies and technology firms often turn to newspaper inserts, as a tried-and-true method to reach consumers, especially minority consumers.

A major anti-trust lawsuit has been filed by the owner of an independent marketing company, who says that, if he’s victorious, millions—if not billions—of dollars in pre-print advertising…


Added by HispanicPro on May 15, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

Friends and family aren't the best source of career advice

Looking for career advice? You might want to steer clear of your family and friends, new research finds. Whether it's being told by their parents not to be friends with their co-workers or having a friend suggest that resumes should be long and detailed, many employees admit that those closest to them have given them bad suggestions on how to get a job or advance in…


Added by HispanicPro on May 11, 2017 at 3:03pm — No Comments

This minority is emerging as the new face of tech entrepreneurship

The economy needs to create 150,000 new jobs each month to keep the unemployment rate steady and to balance population growth. In fact, just last month, ADP reported that companies created 177,000 new jobs – down from 263,000 in March. But while the numbers continue to fluctuate from month-to-month and year-to-year, there's one thing that hasn't changed, at least since…


Added by HispanicPro on May 11, 2017 at 2:55pm — No Comments

How Hollywood is tapping a key demographic: the Hispanic moviegoer

Call them the ‘Hispanic whisperers’. That’s how some Hollywood studios have started thinking about the cross-cultural film marketing company Barú, which consults on how to reach diverse audiences.

When Hollywood studios like Comcast Corp.-owned CMCSA, +0.31% Focus Features and Universal Pictures, 20th Century Fox FOXA, +2.35% and Walt Disney DIS, +0.13% need an…


Added by HispanicPro on May 11, 2017 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Inclusive Children´s book for the american hispanic market - Support our crowdfunding

Dear all:

Launching a project in Catarse ( brazilian crowdfunding site) that may be of interest to some of you:

An inclusive children’s book developed with an innovative Braille print created by author and graphic designer Wanda Gomes from Brazil.

This Braille print creates a new whole experienced for the children, visually impaired or not because…


Added by Marcio Caballero de Carranza on May 8, 2017 at 3:55pm — No Comments

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