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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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Networking events can bring so many benefits to your professional and personal life. But they won't really be beneficial if you attend them but chose to stand on the corner while pretending to be busy on your phone.…Continue
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There’s no bad time to look for a job, but there are seasonal trends that can work in your favor or slow your progress.
Despite robust hiring and low unemployment numbers in the U.S., job seekers still need to prepare for the unique challenges and opportunities each month presents.
If you’re planning to launch or continue a job search in…Continue
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We’re in a period of vast disruption and transformation, and every business is being impacted. In this context, our dreams must adapt and evolve too. We must disrupt the broken American Dream. That starts with focusing our legislative, educational, and investment efforts on creating an atmosphere where the true cornerstone of the American Dream can…Continue
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Finding a job that you love is the goal of many, but few people are taught how to actually achieve it.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, American workers average eleven jobs over the course of a lifetime, with this number projected to rise throughout the careers of Millennials and Gen-Zs. That’s at least eleven (if not more) chances…Continue
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For some people, networking with other real estate agents is fun and exciting. For others, it’s absolutely terrifying. But while real estate networking may seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be! When you go into a real estate event with a solid strategy, you’ll plant some seeds and start to build relationships with talented agents across…Continue
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With immigration reform remaining one of the most prominent political issues and the Supreme Court allowing the Trump administration's public charge rule to take effect, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020's Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Cities.
To identify the most ethnically diverse places in…Continue
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A new novel about a woman and her young son's harrowing trek across the U.S.-Mexico border, an Oprah Book Club pick, has drawn praise from several literary figures, but it has also stirred fierce debate after being slammed as stereotypical and racist.
What's more, the hype around Jeanine Cummins’ “American Dirt” has unleashed a firestorm on…Continue
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Workplace diversity and inclusion is one of HR’s main challenges and top priorities. For instance, a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that 57% of recruiters have talent acquisition strategies that are designed to attract diverse candidates.
However, D&I is not only about recruitment. To be able to build a…Continue
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Networking is an essential part of business. While it takes a whole lot of vision, goals, passion, and determination to get you where you want to go, it also takes a good amount of connecting and building professional relationships.
Networking can help you develop important connections, find supporters or partners for business, land new…Continue
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Latinos are launching businesses at an unprecedented pace, but barriers — some long-standing, some brand new — keep them from reaching their potential.
The number of Latino business owners has surged by 34 percent over the past decade, outpacing that of any other ethnic group. Yet despite that entrepreneurial vigor, Latino business owners face…Continue
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There’s a common piece of career advice that will stall your career if you’re not careful. It often comes from a well-meaning person—a friend, family member, or close mentor who wants the best for your career:
In order to secure your job and position yourself for bigger, better roles, you need to “make yourself indispensable.”
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When it comes to negotiating your salary, conventional wisdom suggests you should “go hard or go home.”
But new research could turn those assumptions on their head and cause you to rethink how you approach your next pay raise.…Continue
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Welcome to a brand new year and decade—a chance to give your career a fresh start. Are you looking for more fulfillment and purpose in your work? Are you ready for a challenge that lets you meet your full potential?
If finding the next job opportunity tops your New Year’s resolution list, the recruiting experts at Booz Allen have some…Continue
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Jennifer Lopez and Shakira brought serious girl power to the Super Bowl halftime show. The ladies brought the heat with some of their biggest hit songs.
Shakira kicked off the festivities in a red sequined outfit surrounded by matching dancers. The 43-year-old singer started the night with her hit sang a medley of her best songs, including “She…Continue
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Using a system based solely on numbers to tackle diversity and inclusion runs the risk of creating a “race to the bottom” as organizations work to achieve minimum requirements. Today, the sad reality is many are using these targets as a smokescreen to real change.
To unlock people’s potential and reap the rewards of diversity, meaningful…Continue
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Before you learn about how diversity and inclusion impact your brand, we should first clarify the meaning of the two human resources terms.
Diversity means ensuring professionals of all beliefs, backgrounds and experiences are recruited for career opportunities. Inclusion is the practice of providing equal opportunities for all professionals to…Continue
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Overall, Latino-owned businesses are less likely to secure loans from banks or venture capital. When all else fails, they’re more likely to fund their companies through credit card debt or factoring -- the practice of selling at a discount.
But these practices carry personal risk that can impede the ability for these burgeoning businesses to…Continue
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