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How Latino entrepreneurs can boost the U.S. economy

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 6, 2020 at 3:16pm — No Comments

“Make yourself indispensable” is terrible career advice

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.”

In…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 6, 2020 at 7:53am — No Comments

You could be negotiating your salary all wrong

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.…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 6, 2020 at 7:32am — No Comments

5 Tips for Finding a Purposeful Career in 2020

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 3, 2020 at 1:25am — No Comments

Latinas got loud: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira bring the heat in flawless Super Bowl halftime show

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 3, 2020 at 12:42am — No Comments

Why workplace diversity and inclusion should not be a numbers game

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 2, 2020 at 10:00pm — No Comments

How Diversity and Inclusion impact your employer brand

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 31, 2020 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Latinos are building businesses, but they don’t get much credit

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 31, 2020 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Los Tigres del Norte to open 'most Hispanic Super Bowl yet'

They've won seven Grammy Awards, sold millions of records, and have made more than 50 albums - yet many Americans may not have heard of Los Tigres del Norte.

But this all may be about to change as Los Tigres are due to kick off Spanish-language coverage of the Super Bowl.

The band is known for their norteño sound - a genre of Mexican…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 31, 2020 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Google to reveal 2,000-person diversity and inclusion product team

Google has built a 2,000-person strong team of what it calls “Inclusion Champions” over the last three years to help test out prototypes of new devices and services to ensure that everything the company releases, from the latest Pixel phone to the newest Assistant feature, is built from the ground up to address people of all shapes, sizes and colors.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 27, 2020 at 1:28pm — No Comments

New fund offers opportunity for Hispanic entrepreneurs

The San Antonio Latino Dream Makers Fund is helping entrepreneurs who have an idea and passion launch small businesses by helping them gain access to capital.

LiftFund and Bank of America launched the revolving loan fund to help Hispanic entrepreneurs turn their dreams into dollars.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 27, 2020 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Hispanics are the Largest minority in the U.S. but they hold less than 5% of executive positions

Many organizations have prioritized workplace equality and access to high-paying, executive level jobs for minority groups in recent years.

Several 2020 presidential candidates are putting forward plans to increase minority executive positions by diversifying corporate boards, punishing companies with poor diversity track records and increasing…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 27, 2020 at 12:37pm — No Comments

How Netflix managed to take over the Latino market

Understanding the Latino community as a profoundly heterogeneous group is no easy task, much less understanding its priorities when it comes to entertainment.

Often subject to stereotypes and clichés on the small and large screen, the avatar of the Latino consumer has often slipped through the fingers of producers and marketers for decades.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 23, 2020 at 11:06am — 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 January 23, 2020 at 10:21am — No Comments

6 ways to boost your professional Network in the new year

The start of the new year is a natural time to resolve to do better and be better! Everyone knows that a major success factor for virtually any professional is the breadth and depth of their professional network, but too often we’re passive and expect our network to somehow strengthen on its own with minimal effort on our part.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 23, 2020 at 9:21am — No Comments

Latinos taking lead in new small businesses

Latinos are taking the lead in small business start-ups, according to a new report from Congressional Joint Economic Committee Vice Chair New York City Democratic Representative Carolyn Maloney and Congressional Hispanic Caucus…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 19, 2020 at 11:49pm — No Comments

10 Latina-owned businesses you need on your radar

The beginning of the year marks the beginning of a journey toward improvement and trying new things. These 10 Latina-owned shops showcase different products that’ll make the start of 2020 make you feel like a diosa who got it together.

The Latinx community has a $1.7 trillion buying power in the U.S. and here’s an opportunity to support…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 19, 2020 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Those Diversity and Inclusion reports aren’t pretty

The biggest tech companies started publishing diversity and inclusion reports about 6 years ago, but the last few years have shown some stubborn patterns.

At Google and Microsoft, for example, the percentage of black and Hispanic workers didn’t even increase by a percentage point between 2014 and 2019.

Here’s a look at how diversity at a…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 19, 2020 at 6:32pm — No Comments

How to stand out during the job search

The job search process can be competitive. But there’s one thing that can help you stand out from the crowd: your personal brand.

Your personal brand is a way to market yourself. It defines how you present and promote yourself to others. This is the message that helps potential employers and colleagues form their impression of you, and helps…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 15, 2020 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Diversity and inclusion managers are in high demand

One of the most in-demand management jobs is now diversity and inclusion managers. The careers pay well, and there aren’t many professionals trained in the field.

Human resources departments have made progress on workforce diversity through proactive recruiting and hiring, but making minority employees — and, increasingly, nonminority employees…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 14, 2020 at 9:13am — No Comments

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