August 2017 Blog Posts (37)

Tips to stand out amid competitive fall hiring season

As summer begins to wind down, hiring begins to pick up.

Job seekers who didn’t see much success over the summer months should see more opportunities opening up as companies refocus and rush to fill positions before the end of the year, according to

The surge in employment opportunities during the fall months means competition among job…


Added by HispanicPro on August 31, 2017 at 10:44am — No Comments

US retailers hit as immigration worries weigh on Hispanic spending

Many Hispanics are venturing out only to buy essential goods and are cutting back on spending, worried about harassment by immigration or law enforcement officials.

This change in consumer behavior by the country's second-fastest-growing ethnic group has recently been cited as a cause for worry by already-struggling consumer companies.

As the slowdown has…


Added by HispanicPro on August 31, 2017 at 10:39am — No Comments

William Almonte - How To Become The Top Rated Recruiters To The Candidates?

If you are a recruiter, then you must know how competitive the world is. When you are searching for candidates, you need to understand that the job seekers should trust you and you need to become popular among them. Every recruiter doesn’t get the same level of success. If you want to earn the trust and dependence of the candidates, then you need to follow some tips. These tips can help you to become the successful recruiter in this competitive market. The expert professional …


Added by William Almonte on August 31, 2017 at 9:53am — No Comments

UA conference on STEM & Hispanics

The University of Arizona is one of only four institutions selected by the National Science Foundation to imagine the future of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) on college campuses among Hispanics, who are America's fastest-growing population.

Recognizing a nationwide need to more deeply engage Hispanics in STEM, Congress enacted NSF funding…


Added by HispanicPro on August 28, 2017 at 10:39am — No Comments

William Almonte - How To Be Prepared When You Are Going To Face An Interview?

Attending an interview requires a lot more groundwork. Googling the answers of the common interview questions are not enough. Be careful with your first appearance. You should portray a confident appearance to your interviewer.  According to William Almontea confident body language and perfect apparel make you presentable.…


Added by William Almonte on August 25, 2017 at 8:56pm — No Comments

5 tips for a successful career change

Many times career change happens to us. Our industry starts to fade, our employer goes bankrupt, or we personally are downsized, fired, laid off, demoted or otherwise find ourselves at a crossroads.

But occasionally we choose to change careers of our own free will. It’s exciting, a little scary, and getting more common. If you can, take the opportunity to think…


Added by HispanicPro on August 24, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Hispanics lack confidence in nursing homes

Hispanics in the United States have a longer life expectancy, but a poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs.

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey also showed that close to one-half of older Hispanics have faced language or cultural barriers interacting with…


Added by HispanicPro on August 24, 2017 at 10:22pm — No Comments

CBS promises to increase Latino representation on its shows

The National Hispanic Media Coalition is singing a different tune when it comes to diversity efforts at CBS.

NHMC president and CEO Alex Nogales and other national Latino organizations are praising the network’s initiatives to increase Latino representation after a meeting with CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves last week. The organization’s statement, released…


Added by HispanicPro on August 24, 2017 at 10:08pm — No Comments

William Almonte - How A Recruiter Can Achieve Success Easily In The Modern Days?

A huge part of the backbone of any company is their employees. Without the employees the company could not run all the works smoothly. If the company gets it perfect employee then not much time is taken to build a huge business empire. Selecting the correct employee for the company is a very hard task.  According to William Almonte, a single wrong decision can be the reason behind the failure or loss of the…

Added by William Almonte on August 24, 2017 at 2:06am — No Comments

William Almonte - What are the steps followed by the corporate recruiters to select efficient employees?

To run a company at first a mastermind is required to work for the business to take it to the peak position. But not only a mastermind will help to build a business empire, a part of the backbone of the company is their employees. Yes, these employees play a huge role to build up any business empire. In human body if we don’t have hands or legs then we won’t be able to work, same goes for a business empire the employees work as the hand and legs to run the business without the employees is…


Added by William Almonte on August 23, 2017 at 4:16am — No Comments

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2017 Latina Trailblazers Networking Forum tomorrow

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2017 Latina Trailblazers Networking Forum being held tomorrow August 23rd at Michigan Avenue's The Gwen Hotel Chicago! 

Hannah Fernandez, Founder & CEO, ROI Business Funding…


Added by HispanicPro on August 22, 2017 at 12:48pm — No Comments

The worst career advice, according to 6 life coaches

Ask anyone about your haircut, and they might shrug and say it looks “fine.” But ask for career advice? You’re likely to get an earful of trite sayings, blanket, sweeping statements and outdated, traditional work tactics that won’t serve you well if you’re trying to advance.

While executive advisors can definitely cater to your specific industry and goals, life…


Added by HispanicPro on August 21, 2017 at 1:12am — No Comments

Cox honors outstanding Valley Latina entrepreneurs

For the fifth year, Cox Communications is recognizing two Valley Latina entrepreneurs whose leadership and entrepreneurial spirit are perfect examples of the rapid growing women-owned businesses throughout the country.

According to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber Commerce, over the past decade, there has been a nearly 200 percent increase in Latina-owned business, a…


Added by HispanicPro on August 21, 2017 at 12:56am — No Comments

Catholic schools make outreach to Hispanic community a priority

For Hispanic students enrolled in Catholic schools, there’s often a sense of gratitude mixed with heightened self-awareness and varying levels of discomfort. Some express concern that their own background is not reflected in their school’s curriculum, such as absence of a discussion of Latino history, and note the lack of diversity in faculty and staff especially at…


Added by HispanicPro on August 21, 2017 at 12:50am — No Comments

William Almonte - How To Avoid Recruiting Budget Mistakes

The recruitment agencies are growing fast in these days. If you want to earn more in recruitment, then you need to make the perfect budget while investing in the firm. You need to make it clear how to earn more money in this competitive market. You need to be updated about the present market, and the strategies of earning money should also be clear to you. There are some mistakes that are often made by the recruiters when they prepare a budget. You need to follow some tips to avoid such…


Added by William Almonte on August 19, 2017 at 1:50am — No Comments

William Almonte - A Complete Guide On The Staffing And Recruiting Agency

Recruitment firms are growing high, and the numbers of these agencies are increasing day by day. If you want to get success in the competitive market, then you need to understand some points. One of the most important points to run an agency successfully is staffing your company in the best way. You need to make it clear that the staffs of the agencies can make it successful and help to earn more profit from the market. So, you need to be conscious while staffing your recruitment agency.…


Added by William Almonte on August 17, 2017 at 8:22pm — No Comments

Latina immigrants raise $30 million venture fund in silicon valley

Babel Ventures, a Silicon Valley firm founded by two young immigrant Latina entrepreneurs, just announced $30 million raised to help start-ups. These funds aim to empower entrepreneurs, many who struggle to receive funding, with the needed capitol to continue contributing to our economy through their start-ups.

The firm was founded earlier this year by Bárbara…


Added by HispanicPro on August 17, 2017 at 9:17am — No Comments

How do you write a cover letter?

No one ever opened their computer and said, “Yes! I’m so pumped to write a cover letter today!” Those one-page summaries of all of your best qualities and why your dream job should hire you are hella intimidating. But, unfortunately, despite the many, many changes in the way we work that have rolled out in recent years, it looks like the cover letter is here to stay.…


Added by HispanicPro on August 17, 2017 at 9:12am — No Comments

3 tips to become well-spoken

Want to become well-spoken? Here are three tips.

1. Make others feel well-heard

We focus too much on what we should say next, formulating witty responses in our heads instead of giving full presence to the person talking. The art of listening is as important as the art of speaking.

When the other person feels truly “heard,” that person will…


Added by HispanicPro on August 17, 2017 at 9:06am — No Comments

A New Look at How Latinos Are Powering the U.S. Economy

A new report puts a price tag on the Latino population in the United States, and it is over two trillion dollars. This economic power, says the report, would rank as the 7th largest in the world if the Latino GDP (Gross Domestic Product) were its own country.

Headed by University of California, Los Angeles Professor David E. Hayes-Bautista, and Werner Schink,…


Added by HispanicPro on August 17, 2017 at 8:55am — No Comments

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