August 2019 Blog Posts (27)

Make the most of Networking events with these 13 tips

As a professional, it’s important to keep current on the trends and information in your field. Attending networking events, industry seminars and product presentations are all great ways to enhance your real-world knowledge. However, simply attending these events isn’t enough: You need a plan to put that knowledge into action.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 8, 2019 at 11:46am — No Comments

How Latinos can help in the fight against climate change

In California, climate change is a personal issue. We seem to be experiencing its earliest effects much more dramatically than the rest of the country.

But Latinos are truly on the front lines. Construction, farming and manufacturing all draw heavily on Latino workers, and they are at greater risk when they must work in extreme weather…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 8, 2019 at 11:24am — No Comments

An ambitious plan to help Hispanics get ready for college is making early inroads

Miguel Hernandez spoke neither Spanish nor English when he arrived in California from a small Mexican mountain village four years ago.

Like many indigenous residents of remote towns in the state of Oaxaca, Hernandez grew up speaking a Zapotecan dialect rather than Spanish. That meant he had to overcome even more obstacles than other Mexican…

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Read biographies of discussion panelists for the 2019 STEM Networking Forum

Read biographies of discussion panelists for the 2019 STEM Networking Forum being held Thursday, August 08 at the rooftop lounge of the Lakeshore Sports & Fitness Club Millennium Park. 

Carmen Valverde-Paniagua, Technology Consultant Manager, Accenture

Carmen is a Technology Consultant in Accenture’s Technology Advisory…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 7, 2019 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Tips for creating a successful side hustle

In an effort to boost their income level Opens a New Window. as well as pursue their passions, research shows millions of Americans are turning to "side hustles." Opens a New Window.

A study of 2,000 full-time employees showed 27 percent of them turned their hobby into a side business, while 55 percent of them said they dreamed of finding a…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 4, 2019 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Latino Majority Struggles to Grow Economically In California

The Latino community in California has grown tremendously, becoming the state’s largest ethnic group just five years ago. But despite this growth, the state’s Hispanic population isn’t faring as well as their fellow Californians economically.

A report from the California Latino Economic Institute (CLEI) (pdf) sheds light on this subject,…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 4, 2019 at 11:26pm — No Comments

Addressing healthcare Diversity among Hispanic/Latino people in the US

Both subtle and significant differences in food habits, cultural mores and lifestyles exist among Cubans, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Central and South Americans.

These subsets of Hispanic populations reside in the United States but tend to be lumped under the larger umbrella of Hispanics who are often referred to as Latinos, the largest and…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 4, 2019 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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