Hispanic Professional Network
As you walk into the crowd of hundreds of students and employers at the career fair, you can feel your heart pounding, the blood rushing to your face and your suit trapping all the sweat from your forehead all the way to the tips of your fingers holding on to your portfolio.
It’s not that your résumé isn’t up to par. It’s not that you are under-dressed.
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The number of Hispanic-owned businesses grew by 30 percent in Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Nationally, between 2012 and…Continue
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According to the most recent Total Audience Report from Nielsen, looking across the swath of digital consumers in the U.S., Hispanics are now the most avid smartphone users around. In fact, they are on their phones for more than 14 hours a week for app, audio, video and web purposes.
And, Nielsen Mobile Insights has found that the average Hispanic mobile user uses 658…Continue
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Networking can feel a bit like going to the dentist: You know it's important to your overall career health, but it can be so painful. So it’s understandable that you might want to take a no-nonsense approach to these events. Your time is in short supply, and really, we’d all rather spend whatever’s leftover from a
4060-plus hour workweek at happy…
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A half-century ago this week, Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers voted to join Larry Itliong and Filipino farmworkers’ in commencing the Delano Grape Strike. Their fight for justice would serve as a catalyst for the Latino civil rights movement and mark the beginning of more widespread acknowledgement of Latinas as movement leaders. But Dolores Huerta was not the first…Continue
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Save for International Women’s Day, it's rare to hear or read anything about the ways in which Latinas have impacted women’s lives both in the U.S. and worldwide. Why is that? Was it decided somewhere along the way that women of color had their own sheroes -- heroines who fought for some odd form of equality that is not, in fact, “for all” but just for them? It sometimes feels…Continue
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Latinas in the U.S. are reaching higher than their male counterparts, surpassing them in higher education and working their way to higher level jobs according to statistics by the PEW Research Center and Améredia, a multi-cultural marketing firm. This success is despite the fact that teen pregnancy and poverty continue to pose a problem for the Latino community as a…Continue
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Speaking Spanish isn’t enough: Owners contemplating the Hispanic market need to do more than hire Spanish-speaking employees, said Francisco Valle, a consultant in San Diego who helps companies build…Continue
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In addition to networking, it’s an opportunity to hear from prominent CEOs, including Tom Greco at Frito-Lay North America and Manolo Sánchez at BBVA Compass, and politicians including…Continue
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The housing market has gained traction, gasoline prices are falling and more people are landing jobs, although work is still hard to come by for some.
But if you’re willing to think a little outside the box, employment opportunities are out there, according to a recent article in Kiplinger. And we’re not…Continue
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Hispanics now make up over 17 percent of the U.S. population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In a new report, the American Cancer Society predicts that nearly 126,000 new cancers will be diagnosed among…Continue
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NxStage, which started its marketing campaign to Hispanics a year ago, has also increased its staff of Spanish-speaking customer service agents.
"If we're doing our job…Continue
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Networking is one of those things we all know we need to do, but never get around to because we’re too busy doing other things. Too busy building our customer base, enhancing our brand, winning more business … but the funny thing is, networking is the route to all of these things. So we don’t put it off because we’re too busy to network, but because we’re…Continue
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While small business loan applications submitted by Latino entrepreneurs grew 18% in the past year, Latino business owners face significant hurdles in securing financing. They still lag behind in the necessary factors needed to secure financing such as annual revenue, credit scores, age of business and operating expenses.
A study released today by Biz2Credit that…Continue
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In May, the first national study on Hispanics and their health was released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The surprising results showed that Hispanics are generally healthier and have a longer life expectancy than non-Hispanic whites, though we do have some areas to grow in.
"Although Hispanics have lower overall drinking rates compared…Continue
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Chicago, IL — The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is inviting families across Chicagoland, Northwest Indiana and Southern Wisconsin to register for Scouting on September 17th at an elementary school near them and receive a free model rocket they’ll get to launch at events throughout the region a few weeks later.
The “Blast into Scouting” campaign is aimed at…Continue
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Oscar Muñoz, a railroad executive and head of United's audit committee, is a trailblazing executive who has twice been named as "100 Most Influential Hispanics" by Hispanic Business magazine.
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In 2011, I stressed that mobile was a must for reaching U.S. Hispanics. Back then, few brands were proactively targeting U.S. Hispanics on their mobile devices despite the growing evidence that Hispanics were becoming mobile first consumers.
Today, a mobile strategy is an essential component of any marketing plan striving to connect with the 55 million Hispanics in the…Continue
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Recruiting picks up in the fall. Employers are back from vacation mode. They see their end-of-year targets and if they are behind, they have to hire now to hit goal. They have three quarters’ worth of budget data, and if there is salary money still to be allocated, they have to hire now or possibly…Continue
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Workforce data provided by companies was global regarding gender and limited to the United States regarding ethnicity.
GOOGLE was overall 70 percent male in January 2015, a make-up unchanged from the…
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