August 2019 Blog Posts (27)

5 ways to increase your competitive edge in the job market

Have you ever wished to have a secret formula that is guaranteed to put you ahead of the competition? Of, course! In truth, there are numerous ways you can increase your chances in standing out among stiff competition in your quest for greater career opportunities.…


Added by HispanicPro on August 29, 2019 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Wisconsin's 34 most powerful Latinos 2019

This list couldn't possibly include every Latino doing good work in the community. It does, however, introduce you to some people you've never heard of who are doing great things in other parts of the state or simply working behind the scenes, doing the work without the accolades.…


Added by HispanicPro on August 29, 2019 at 2:20pm — No Comments

The Art of Networking

The word “networking” tends to have a negative or uncomfortable feeling associated with it. After teaching networking to people of all ages and backgrounds, I have found that most people are reluctant when it comes to networking. I would like offer a new perspective.…


Added by HispanicPro on August 29, 2019 at 1:57pm — No Comments

How networking teaches you about confidence

The marketplace is full of career opportunities right now and you’ll find most of them through networking. Yet, this tried and true method can make some people cringe when they think about meeting people for job information.

Networking is not your enemy and having to talk about yourself makes you more aware of your strengths. However, some see…


Added by HispanicPro on August 25, 2019 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Optimize your job search with these 3 productive tips

If you’ve already got a full-time job but are looking for something new, these 3 tips can help you be more efficient in your job search.

Many people don’t have the luxury of taking time off to hunt for a job. In fact, even landing an interview can be a stressful situation if it requires taking a sick day or finding someone to pick up the kids from school.…


Added by HispanicPro on August 25, 2019 at 9:07pm — No Comments

What marketers need to know about Hispanic consumers

Advertisers spent $9.4 billion last year to reach the nation’s 60 million Hispanic consumers, according to the just-released Ad Age Hispanic Fact Pack 2019.

The Fact Pack offers quick stats on U.S. Hispanic marketing, media, agencies and demographics. Among the key facts:…


Added by HispanicPro on August 23, 2019 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Six networking tips for women new to tech

A strong professional network is a huge benefit to anyone's career, whether they're a woman in tech or not. But for us, it's especially important, because the old boys' network ensures that men have no trouble finding out about unadvertised vacancies and getting interviews with mates of mates.

To make sure you get similar chances, you'll need…


Added by HispanicPro on August 22, 2019 at 10:36am — No Comments

Smartphones help blacks and Hispanics bridge digital gaps

Black and Hispanic adults remain less likely than whites to say they own a traditional computer or have high speed internet at home, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in early 2019. But smartphones are playing a role in helping to bridge these differences.…


Added by HispanicPro on August 22, 2019 at 10:26am — No Comments

The power of Hispanic consumers in the travel industry

The Hispanic consumer may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about the travel industry, but a deeper look into travel trends shows that they perhaps should be. READ MORE…


Added by HispanicPro on August 22, 2019 at 9:40am — No Comments

Latinas break glass ceiling in cancer research

When Alma Torres-Nguyen, Community Outreach Coordinator for Kaweah Delta Health Care District (KDHCD), heard there was a potential research project involving rural Latinas she didn’t just get excited, she participated in securing the funding.

The research project, called New Dawn, conducted in coordination with the University of California San…


Added by HispanicPro on August 19, 2019 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Eight steps to start or grow a D&I initiative

One of the best ways to recruit, engage and retain employees is to create an inclusive workplace culture. Most organizations are already on the diversity and inclusion bandwagon, but small- and midsize companies may be considering how to build it into their programming or expand an initiative already in place.

While there is no one way, the…


Added by HispanicPro on August 19, 2019 at 11:32am — No Comments

3 reasons your job search isn't working

It’s been months into your job search and you’re just about ready to pull your hair out. You’ve changed your approach 11 times. You’ve lost count of how many positions you’ve applied to, at this point.

But, before you throw in the towel, here are three surprising reasons your job search still isn’t landing you interviews and dream job offers.…


Added by HispanicPro on August 19, 2019 at 10:38am — No Comments

20 tips on Networking for introverts

Introverts are those who tend to spend a lot of time focused inward rather than seeking out constant input from others. This personality trait is very well suited for certain types of business opportunities. However, networking with others doesn’t always come naturally.

If you’re an introverted entrepreneur or are thinking about jumping into…


Added by HispanicPro on August 15, 2019 at 11:31am — No Comments

Latinos are nation's growth engine

The Latinx population’s purchasing power is expected to top $1.9 trillion by 2023, which is higher than the gross domestic product of countries such as Australia, Spain and Mexico, according to Nielsen.

The growth comes at a time when Latinx consumers, who are part of the nation’s youngest minority group with a median age of 28 — compared to 38…


Added by HispanicPro on August 15, 2019 at 11:23am — No Comments

Including diversity and inclusion in compensation discussions

While diversity and inclusion are important issues to consider when recruiting new board members, they’re becoming important metrics when gauging CEO performance and determining compensation.

A study from Corporate Board Member and Compensation Advisory Partners found that 52% of directors believe diversity and inclusion metrics should be a…


Added by HispanicPro on August 15, 2019 at 11:10am — No Comments

5 Latinas share how they got their start in Public Relations

While Latinxs are oftentimes encourage to go into more traditional careers, the women below redirected their careers from potential STEM careers and careers in government once they were exposed not only to what a career in communication could entail, but they could also marry it with their passion to help elevate diverse stories.…


Added by HispanicPro on August 12, 2019 at 5:58am — No Comments

Building a diverse workforce requires more than a traditional approach

Over the last several years employers have become more aware of the need for greater diversity and inclusion in the workplace. But the means of getting there are still unclear. Too often, employers tend to stick to traditional programs and promotion guidelines that may not work for today’s employees.…


Added by HispanicPro on August 12, 2019 at 5:49am — No Comments

Job search tips to help you find the right opportunity

While there may be more job openings than qualified applicants, that doesn’t mean finding the right opportunity is easy. In fact, searching for a job is hard work! And, like any task, it requires some “best practices” to get good results. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your job search.

Broaden your scope.

Instead of…


Added by HispanicPro on August 12, 2019 at 5:38am — No Comments

Attend College for Free

Have you ever dreamed of going to college, but could not afford the tuition?  Maybe you know someone who has held this dream in their heart!  Check this out!

Deadline is Thursday, August 15, 2019! This is an unbelievable opportunity for someone who has always dreamed of a college education, but could not afford it!…


Added by Rochelle O'Neal on August 11, 2019 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Learn to Speak English Free at Olive-Harvey College

Learn to Speak English Free at Olive-Harvey College

Would you like to speak English fluently?

Are you having difficulty performing general daily tasks, like grocery shopping, pumping gas at the gas station, ordering food at a carryout restaurant, or applying for a job? 

Come to Olive-Harvey…


Added by Rochelle O'Neal on August 11, 2019 at 11:55am — No Comments

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