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300 predominantly Hispanic boys and girls learn character-building skills at the NFL PLAY 60 Character Camp with the Chicago Bears
Lake Forest, IL, June 27, 2016 – The Chicago Bears hosted its fourth successful NFL PLAY 60 Character Camp in conjunction with the NFL and Hall of Fame offensive tackle Anthony Muñoz.
Designed to introduce…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 30, 2016 at 12:13pm — No Comments
As a budding entrepreneur, you surely have an idol in your industry. This is probably someone who has worked very hard to achieve their position and sits very comfortably with their success. Even the most wealthy and respected entrepreneurs started somewhere, however, and the majority started in the same position as you. One of the ways they…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 30, 2016 at 10:09am — No Comments
Leveraging and harnessing different ideas, perspectives and experiences from a talented and capable workforce regardless of their organizational position and background drives effectiveness in organizations, argues Shaheen Akram, an organisational D&I consultant. Several more people have noted why diversity and inclusion matters to reach business objectives and be seen as…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 30, 2016 at 10:03am — No Comments
As explored in a new eMarketer report, “US Hispanics 2016: Who They Are, What They’re Doing on Digital and Ad Spending to Reach Them,” US Hispanics are actually a less-than-average digital bunch. eMarketer…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 30, 2016 at 9:52am — No Comments
It’s not easy, especially when you are competing against fresh graduates with the latest tech skills, abundant energy and willingness to work for less.
Chris Ball, chief executive at The Age and Employment Network, London, England, says, “You really do have to be ready for anything in job interviews — you can always…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 27, 2016 at 2:28pm — No Comments
As the founder of the Adelante Movement and the former president of entertainment for Telemundo, Cuban-American Nely Galán, has traveled the country many times coaching Latinas through their entrepreneurial goals and challenges, and helping us kick-start our dreams. Her mantra? Choose Yourself.
Over the past year and a half, she’s compiled her wisdom into a new book, a…Continue
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Against the odds is one way to describe the young, Latina entrepreneur in the predominantly white, male-dominated, global biotech industry. Kayla Rodriguez, a 28-year old of Puerto Rican descent, co-founded SweetBio, a start-up biotech company that uses honey to heal the body.
Added by HispanicPro on June 27, 2016 at 1:43pm — No Comments
While networking can occasionally seem daunting, it can help further your career. Event schedules are usually busy so it’s best to approach conferences with a plan and keep a few things in mind throughout.
1. Plan your meetings
Identify the people you’d like to meet before you arrive by looking through the speaker roster. Social media can also be…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 23, 2016 at 12:24pm — No Comments
There are more than 800,000 Latina-owned businesses in the United States, and they represent the fastest-growing segment of small business owners. Yet many Latina business owners and would-be entrepreneurs are unaware of the many programs and services available to help them launch and successfully continue their business endeavors.
That is why the U.S. Small Business…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 23, 2016 at 12:16pm — No Comments
Hispanic American consumers account for $27.9 billion in registered new vehicle transactions, representing 11% of the total market, and annually, the Hispanic population in the United States grows by about one million people.
That’s according to Viant, a Time Inc. technology company, which commissioned Millward Brown Digital to survey 1,027 respondents for its 2016…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 23, 2016 at 11:51am — No Comments
WHAT: To celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of summer, Redd’s Apple Ale will give away free $25 gift cards to Chicago-area teachers.
Teachers with a valid school ID can visit the Redd’s team at the select locations listed below on June…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 21, 2016 at 11:28am — No Comments
Todos escuchamos que hay que hacer networking porque es algo bueno. Las redes de contactos que vamos formando a lo largo de la vida pasan a ser uno de nuestros activos más valiosos. Todos necesitamos de los demás: inversores, clientes, usuarios, mentores, proveedores, etc.. Qué mejor que recurrir a nuestros propios contactos ?
A los que estamos en el mundo empresarial o…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 20, 2016 at 3:35pm — No Comments
The nonpartisan group found eight-in-ten Hispanic adults expect their finances to be straightened out within the next year, up from 67 percent in 2008 and about 20 percentage-points higher than Americans overall.…Continue
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Aparently, one of the hottest items on Miranda’s agenda involves voters choosing the next President of the United States. The Pulitzer Prize winner plans to take some time to encourage Latinos to take active part in the…Continue
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Know a Latino leader? Nominations for the 2016 Coors Light Líder of the Year are now open! This is your chance to shine a light on an outstanding, emerging Latino leader making an impact in your community and help him/her win a $25,000 grant for your nonprofit.
Twelve finalists will be selected from the nominees and receive the title of Coors…
Added by Ileana Ruiz-Cruz on June 16, 2016 at 12:09pm — No Comments
In 2015, the percentage of new Hispanic directors on company boards was sharply lower than the increasing number of Hispanics in the general population. The percentage of new female directors essentially plateaued, rising only slightly, and new board members of Asian descent also dipped. African-Americans saw their ratios rise just one percentage point.
Added by HispanicPro on June 16, 2016 at 12:06pm — No Comments
In 2011 the Culturati U.S. Hispanic Segmentation Model proved that acculturation is non-linear and the start/end points are not definitive. However, along with its eminent growth, the U.S. Hispanic population continues to evolve and defend its core values. Therefore, it is imperative for marketers to be one step ahead of this evolution to ensure that their U.S. Hispanic…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 16, 2016 at 11:59am — No Comments
As flavor trends shift from the mass market to a focus on regional flavors, product developers are inundated with options, particularly from such regions within Mexico, Latin America, Cuba and even some parts of the Caribbean. The flavors may range from spicy to sweet and offer a full range of options to differentiate products on store shelves and in new menu items and to…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 13, 2016 at 8:38am — No Comments
Diversity, or lack thereof, has long plagued Silicon Valley. It is no secret that African Americans, Hispanics and women have typically been underrepresented in the open offices of the Valley’s most notable tech giants.
Tackling this challenge has not been easy, and in many cases marked by missteps. Twitter’s failed attempts at outreach have been well documented in the…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 13, 2016 at 8:16am — No Comments
Networking… many people see it as a necessary evil in the business world, and for some it can be difficult to master. Networking connects people with one another, sparking new ideas, forging new partnerships, and making an event worth attending. Sounds great, however, the problem with networking is that it can be, well, awkward. If you’ve ever turned up to a gathering as a…Continue
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