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10 companies hiring for work from home jobs right now

When it comes to employment, nothing is hotter than work from home jobs right now. In today’s world, the flexibility of doing your job remotely is hard to beat.

Careers site Glassdoor recently compiled a list of top companies hiring remote workers right now — and there are some great employers on the list.

Many people think that work…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 16, 2020 at 9:30pm — No Comments

More Latinas are opening their businesses in the QC

Members of the Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce say they see more Latinas opening businesses in the area.

Zenaida Landeros is the executive director of GQCHCC says more women show up asking for help to open their own business, that prompted the creation of the Empowering Latina Leadership Alliance.…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 16, 2020 at 1:59pm — No Comments

14 Latina entrepreneurs making history in the beauty space

Welcome to 2020, where Latinas are CEOs and founders of their culture-driven companies, they’re using buying power to create change and making an impact within the beauty world. Some would agree we are living our ancestors’ wildest dreams as we launch businesses built from beauty routines pass down to them.…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 12, 2020 at 11:01am — No Comments

How to Network as coronavirus disrupts business life

Last week, I was at a networking luncheon with about 50 professional women. It was great! Terrific restaurant, impressive guest list, loads of meaningful networking.

The only problem was that there was a lot of awkward and uncomfortable not-knowing whether to shake hands, hug, nod politely, or whatever.…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 12, 2020 at 9:05am — No Comments

3 things you need to know about a March job search

While no two job searches are exactly the same, there’s commonality in what job seekers experience in any given month, and there’s a significant advantage in being prepared for what the month will bring.

If you’re planning to launch or continue a job search in March, here’s what you need to know to land the best…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 12, 2020 at 8:55am — No Comments

Hispanic unemployment sets new record high

For Hispanics and Latinos in the U.S., both the number employed and the number unemployed rose from January’s level, as did the number participating in the labor force.

A record share of Hispanic households are now earning over $200,000 per year.…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 9, 2020 at 9:11am — No Comments

7 Latinas who changed the world

Latinas have a fire within their soul that is unique and unquenchable. They have often fought to better the lives of their fellow hermanas y hermanos, as well as that of their own. Whether they knew it or not, their legacy would surpass them and they would become a shining exemplary beacon for all those who would come after them. …

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Added by HispanicPro on March 9, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments

The key to inclusive leadership

What makes people feel included in organizations? Feel that they are treated fairly and respectfully, are valued and belong? Many things of course, including an organization’s mission, policies, and practices, as well as co-worker behaviors.

But mostly it comes down to leaders.…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 9, 2020 at 8:43am — No Comments

Meet America’s Best Employers For Diversity 2020

As the topic of diversity and inclusion has gained ever greater importance in the business world, Forbes not only added this vertical to its reporting coverage but, in 2018, partnered with market research firm Statista to create a list of the Best Employers for Diversity. This year marks the third annual list.

The ranking was compiled by…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 6, 2020 at 9:57am — No Comments

Cancer is the leading cause of death for Hispanics in the U.S.

Hispanics are the largest and youngest minority group in the United States, and growing rapidly, but 1 in 3 will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.

Cancer occurrence and survival are influenced by economic, social and cultural factors. Hispanics in the U.S. consist of people from numerous countries and cultures but research often…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 6, 2020 at 7:30am — No Comments

A Mexican chef makes history as the first Mexican woman to win a Michelin Star

This is Karime López, the Mexican chef working in Italy, who is now the first Mexican woman to be awarded a Michelin star. The 36-year-old leads the team at the Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura restaurant in Florence, Italy. She’s also the sole female to be named in the 2020 Michelin Guide Italy.…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 6, 2020 at 7:01am — No Comments

9 in 10 Hispanic entrepreneurs plan to grow business in next decade

U.S. Hispanic small business owners and Hispanic entrepreneurs anticipate a decade of robust expansion and growth, expressing a brighter business outlook than their non-Hispanic peers in the year ahead, according to the fourth annual Bank of America Business Advantage 2020 Hispanic Business Owner Spotlight.

The annual study based on a survey of…

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Added by HispanicPro on March 2, 2020 at 9:16am — No Comments

9 handy tips to help you get a promotion at work

Whether you’ve been in employment for years, or are a newbie that’s already destined for more responsibility, getting promoted at work is something most people strive for. This feeling of accomplishment is something that boosts confidence and helps people to work harder and smarter to prove their value.…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 27, 2020 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Five tips for Networking with anyone

We all dread it: that panicky, palm-sweating moment of walking into a noisy, crowded networking event—and realizing everybody there is a total stranger. Thankfully, there is a better solution than standing quietly against the back wall for the whole evening.…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 27, 2020 at 3:39pm — No Comments

3 unexpected ways to revive your job search

Many people started 2020 with just one goal in mind: new year, new job. But like all worthy and difficult life changes, staying committed to the process is the hardest part.

In fact, according to U.S. News and World Report, over 80% of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions by mid-February. This means that lots of job seekers have already…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 23, 2020 at 11:48pm — No Comments

CNN producer debuts novel centered around empowering young Latinas

While working full time as a CNN special projects producer, Mayra Cuevas persevered in writing a young adult novel with a Latina as the protagonist. She hopes the story will spread a message of empowerment to young girls.

Cuevas was born and raised in Puerto Rico and now lives in Norcross. She said some of her upbringing as a Latina, as well as…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 23, 2020 at 11:21pm — No Comments

Hispanic homeownership increases for 5th consecutive year

The homeownership rate among Hispanics increased for the fifth consecutive year in 2019 as Hispanics continue to be the primary driver of growth in the nation’s housing market, according to recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau and an upcoming report from the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP).

Key…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 23, 2020 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Tech industry must be united to improve diversity

As the tech industry continues to struggle to improve diversity, Dell diversity and inclusion head Brian Reaves argued that companies must work together with a shared goal of improving representation of women and people of color.

Reaves made the case for collaboration in an interview with Business Insider during the World Economic Forum in…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 21, 2020 at 10:36am — No Comments

7 Latina creatives who can help you level up your Life

Latinx people show their creativity in a variety of different ways. From film-making to career coaching, connecting with a fellow Latina to help you level up your life is always a good idea.

We pulled together a quick list of Latina creatives who are paving their own way and want to help you do the same through coaching, education, and creating…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 20, 2020 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Latino-owned businesses growing faster than others in U.S.

Several hundred Latino entrepreneurs and business leaders from around the country gathered at Stanford University to get a briefing on the health and well-being of Latino-owned businesses.

The good news: The share of such companies in the broader U.S. economy is growing significantly. Over the past 10 years, the number of Latino business owners…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 20, 2020 at 7:40am — No Comments

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