Featured Blog Posts – May 2019 Archive (29)

How To Prep For That Second Round Job Interview

Today's job search process can be daunting. Whether it's creating a résumé that will stand out from the crowd, preparing to ace a preliminary phone interview, figuring out how to wow a hiring manager in a second- or third-round interview, or negotiating an offer, unique challenges come with each step of the process.…


Added by HispanicPro on May 30, 2019 at 2:25am — No Comments

Diversity and inclusion in healthcare

Corporate culture does not—or at least, should not—happen by accident. It should be rooted in your mission and cultivated in each and every employee. Culturem is deliberate. We define it. We live it. And we are all equally responsible for it.…


Added by HispanicPro on May 30, 2019 at 1:47am — No Comments

TV shows struggle to reflect U.S. Latino presence

At a recent premiere of the second season of Starz's “Vida,” it was clear that the prime cable television series about the conflicts surrounding a gentrifying Mexican American neighborhood of Los Angeles has touched a nerve among young Latinos.

Even though the critically acclaimed series has a loyal Latino following, "Vida" creators worry about the…


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How the founder of Latina Magazine is diversifying Hollywood

Hollywood is putting more effort than ever before into increasing diversity on and off screen. But there’s still a long way to go. Back in 1996, Christy Haubegger saw a similar problem in the magazine world — there were no American magazines that targeted a Latina audience or that had Latinas on the cover.

So she founded Latina magazine, an…


Added by HispanicPro on May 27, 2019 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Study finds more low-income students attending college

A growing number of college students are from poor families, but they’re mostly attending less selective institutions, which may decrease their chances of earning a bachelor’s degree.

A new report from the Pew Research Center released Wednesday found that the overall number of undergraduates at U.S. colleges and universities has increased…


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Hispanics in Nursing

Nurses are uniquely qualified to teach community members about how to live healthy lives, including by promoting health insurance literacy, which is what Dr. Adriana Perez does.

Dr. Adriana Perez is an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She also works with the National Association of Hispanic…


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10 tips to boost confidence before a job interview

Confidence is key when it comes to job interviews. The whole job-search process can be quite stressful (to say the least), but once you’ve made it to the interview stage it’s time to own your awesomeness and present yourself in the best way possible. You’ve got the skills and the drive – now win them over with these tips.…


Added by HispanicPro on May 23, 2019 at 8:36am — No Comments

Growing Hispanic workforce in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee area's Hispanic workforce is expanding, but their presence is lagging in high-wage positions, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum.

The research organization, which has offices in Milwaukee and Madison, published "Upward Mobility: Assessing the characteristics of greater Milwaukee's growing Hispanic…


Added by HispanicPro on May 23, 2019 at 8:26am — No Comments

WhatsApp Beats Out Instagram and Twitter Among US Hispanic Users

We estimate that more than half of the US Hispanic population will use messaging app WhatsApp at least monthly this year. The platform’s US Hispanic user base of 32 million is growing because of its data cost savings, messaging encryption capabilities and popularity in Latin American countries.

WhatsApp is more popular among US Hispanics than…


Added by HispanicPro on May 23, 2019 at 8:05am — No Comments

How to follow up during a job search

You meet someone at an event or through an introduction by someone you know and you want to stay in touch. Perhaps you had a great conversation and would welcome their advice about your career path or you are interested in positions at their company.

Maybe you feel the contact personally can’t help you out but has a broad network that you may…


Added by HispanicPro on May 20, 2019 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Changing face of America will test housing market

The face of America is changing, and the housing market is changing along with it. If the mortgage market doesn’t keep up, the nation’s economy will bear the consequences.

The mortgage market has a long history of underserving communities of color, yet by 2045, people of color will make up more than half of our population. If the mortgage…


Added by HispanicPro on May 20, 2019 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Companies hinder their insight by excluding Hispanics from the boardroom

An organization’s board of directors can tell you a lot about its priorities.

Maybe the composition of an organization’s board is determined by the insights, expertise and influence of its members. Or maybe that board is made up of individuals who are leaders in their respective fields, which helps to elevate the perception of an organization’s…


Added by HispanicPro on May 20, 2019 at 2:50pm — No Comments

42 % of U.S. adults want a small business

Forty-two percent (42%) of American adults either have owned a small business or want to do so.

A Job Creators Network/ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 22% have already run their own business and another 20% would like to do so in the future.

Black and Hispanic Americans who have never run their own business are more…


Added by HispanicPro on May 17, 2019 at 8:40am — No Comments

Hispanic-Americans are customers with high lifetime value

Forget everything you thought you knew about Hispanic-American consumers -- because the U.S. Hispanic population is exploding, and it’s shattering old stereotypes as it grows.

The 64 million Hispanics who live in the United States today represent 19.5% of the U.S. population. And Hispanics are the second fastest-growing population segment, with…


Added by HispanicPro on May 16, 2019 at 11:28pm — No Comments

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises leads Hispanic media upfront

Telemundo Continues to Set New Standards and Redefine Hispanic Media with Innovative Premium Original Content, Expanded News Coverage and World-Class Sporting Events Across All Platforms, Designed for The Evolving Preferences and Media Consumption Habits of Latinos.…


Added by HispanicPro on May 16, 2019 at 11:15pm — No Comments

Corporate board diversity is good for business. But it's not the norm — and that's why a law is needed.

Should publicly owned companies in Illinois be required by law to include minorities on their boards of directors?

The best and most current thinking on corporate health emphasizes that diversity among organizational leadership results in more nimble, creative problem-solving in our rapidly changing world.…


Added by HispanicPro on May 13, 2019 at 11:47am — No Comments

Nine methods for improving workplace Diversity

Modern workforces are becoming increasingly diverse, as leaders strive to include more people with varied experiences, backgrounds and cultures into the workplace environment. It’s no secret that such an array of workers can generate a host of ideas and solutions, opening up the opportunity for more dynamic growth and creativity in projects, as well as…


Added by HispanicPro on May 13, 2019 at 9:38am — No Comments

Focusing more on Hispanic consumers

It is estimated that by 2021 more than 50 percent of the U.S. population growth will be attributed to Hispanics based on a report from Geoscape American Marketscape DataStream. Today, youthful diversity is becoming the counterweight to white, aging consumers, and it is forcing brands to redefine themselves -- to discover new market opportunities and…


Added by HispanicPro on May 13, 2019 at 9:28am — No Comments

7 weird things to do at Networking events

For some, networking can be a nightmare. Not everyone is Guy Smiley with gleaming teeth and a handshake already started before they walk in the door.

Most people feel a little out of their comfort zone in social situations, but networking is where it counts. In many ways, networking should be considered as an approach to life. I've personally…


Added by HispanicPro on May 13, 2019 at 8:21am — No Comments

The business case for diversity in the workplace is now overwhelming

In this era of globalization, diversity in the business environment is about more than gender, race and ethnicity. It now includes employees with diverse religious and political beliefs, education, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientation, cultures and even disabilities. Companies are discovering that, by supporting and promoting a diverse and…


Added by HispanicPro on May 9, 2019 at 6:47am — No Comments

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