October 2018 Blog Posts (28)

Three unexpected tips to achieve success at work

We’re always on the lookout for the slightest opportunity to further our professional careers. After all, sheer hard work and dedication can only get you so far at the workplace, you have to stand out from the crowd if you want to get noticed. READ MORE AT…


Added by HispanicPro on October 29, 2018 at 1:51pm — No Comments

More Hispanic-owned businesses opening in WF

It is Hispanic Heritage month and the city of Wichita Falls is seeing Latin culture grow, especially when it comes to businesses. A leader in the Hispanic community said last year only one new Latino-owned business opened up but this year she has seen six of them open.

“That’s really awesome," Tina Hernandez, the chef of Juan and Juanitas said. "I love to see…


Added by HispanicPro on October 29, 2018 at 1:15pm — No Comments

NSF recognizes forensic chemist among Hispanic leaders in research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently profiled eight Hispanic scientists and engineers who are national leaders in their areas of research.

From helping bring criminals to justice, to developing the latest technology in forensic chemistry, Almirall has led the charge for innovation and standardization in forensics.…


Added by HispanicPro on October 29, 2018 at 12:56pm — No Comments

How to make a successful career change

Contemplating a career change can be a daunting endeavor at any point in your worklife trajectory. According to Balance Careers the "average person changes jobs ten to fifteen times during his or her career with many workers spending five years or less in every job."…


Added by HispanicPro on October 25, 2018 at 1:28am — No Comments

Few TV shows are directed by Latinas

While some people in Hollywood are making the effort to diversify characters on television, others are working to make the same change behind the camera by giving Latina directors a place to thrive.

The amount of Hispanic women directing television episodes has historically been low and continues to be in the grand scheme of the industry.…


Added by HispanicPro on October 25, 2018 at 12:57am — No Comments

Hispanics are ready for your brand

Hispanics are ready for your love. Brands that recognize Hispanics and play a positive role in their community will be rewarded. This is a key finding of the first annual Hispanic Sentiment Study conducted among 2,579 Latinx in the United States by the We Are All Human Foundation and Zeno Group.…


Added by HispanicPro on October 25, 2018 at 12:26am — No Comments

3 simple Networking tips to position yourself as a leader

Nowadays, being recognized as a leader in your field takes more than social media followers, titles, and credentials after your name. It takes strategy as a well as a commitment to build mutually beneficial relationships not only for you but for others as well. Here are three simple networking tips to position you as a leader.…


Added by HispanicPro on October 21, 2018 at 10:08pm — No Comments

Hispanic heart disease deaths highest in mostly-Latino communities

Hispanics in the U.S. have lower rates of death from heart disease overall than non-Hispanic whites, except in communities where Hispanics make up most of the population, a recent study finds.

Overall, counties with higher Hispanic populations also face more economic disadvantages, a lack of access to quality healthcare, and language barriers, researchers…


Added by HispanicPro on October 21, 2018 at 9:49pm — No Comments

The Impact of Latino Millennials on South Florida's Economy

It’s no surprise that Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States. This translates to a major voting bloc and a strong economy. Now, Latino millennials are playing a significant role in their own way.

Florida is home to the third largest Hispanic population in the United States. As a result, Hispanics are key to the growth of the state and…


Added by HispanicPro on October 21, 2018 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Latinas and Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Latinas and the leading cause of cancer deaths in Latinas living in the U.S. Latinos are the fastest-growing minority in the U.S., however there are limited studies about breast cancer in Latinas in the U.S. According to the American Cancer Society the rates of breast…


Added by HispanicPro on October 19, 2018 at 11:38am — No Comments

The influence of Hispanic business owners in Missouri

While Missouri may not be the first state that comes to mind as home to a thriving Hispanic/Latino population, data shows that the demographic is growing rapidly and in turn directly impacting the economics of the region.

Over a span of five years, the number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the region has increased by 42 percent, according to the Hispanic…


Added by HispanicPro on October 18, 2018 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Facebook takes down ads mentioning African-Americans and Hispanics

Dozens of advertisements removed from Facebook for being political ahead of the November midterm elections did not appear to express any political view, a USA TODAY analysis showed. The Facebook ads from businesses, universities, nonprofits and other organizations did seem to have something in common: They mentioned "African-American," "Latino," "Hispanic,"…


Added by HispanicPro on October 18, 2018 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Hispanic spending booming in Arizona to $47B

Arizona businesses are poised to benefit in a huge way from Hispanic consumers this year, and even more four years from now, according to a report released Friday.

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Datos: The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market, reported Hispanic buying power in Arizona will hit $47 billion this year on the way to $57 billion in…


Added by HispanicPro on October 15, 2018 at 1:56pm — No Comments

U.S. lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks

A makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers in an isolated part of Northern New Mexico is a typical representation of sites linked to U.S. Latino history: It’s shabby, largely unknown and at risk of disappearing.

Across the U.S, many sites historically connected to key moments in Latino civil rights lie forgotten, decaying or in danger of quietly…


Added by HispanicPro on October 15, 2018 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Networking for introverts: 7 tips to make it easier

Networking can be a challenge for introverts. Its connotations with needless self-promotion can present a daunting hurdle for those who prefer quieter social interaction.

But if you aspire to higher leadership, networking can’t be avoided – it is crucially important for career progress. So, are there ways for introverts to find their networking groove? The…


Added by HispanicPro on October 15, 2018 at 1:43pm — No Comments

New Children's Book about the Mexican Repatriation


Added by Elsie Guerrero on October 11, 2018 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Career tips for first-generation grad students

Finding your career path after graduate school can be daunting when you come from a family in which your parents did not graduate from college and are not in professional roles. READ MORE AT INSIDE HIGHER…


Added by HispanicPro on October 11, 2018 at 3:18pm — No Comments

How the Economic Boom Is Lifting Latino Communities

It’s no secret that for many Latinos, the most important voting issue is the economy.

For years, our families have been disadvantaged by a lack of available jobs, sluggish wage growth, and the real challenge of trying to pay down debt and save more to get ahead.

Latinos put a high priority on greater economic opportunity because we know that when we…


Added by HispanicPro on October 11, 2018 at 3:10pm — No Comments

6 tips for women entering the workforce

As the CEO and co-founder of a leading financial technology company, I have some advice for young women graduates looking for or settling into their first jobs. The world needs balance and diversity in its leaders. Here are tips I’ve gleaned from both my career and from watching other women in the workforce in the hopes of helping you build your career.…


Added by HispanicPro on October 9, 2018 at 2:55pm — No Comments

SBA doubles efforts in outreach to Hispanic entrepreneurs

SBA Administrator Linda McMahon is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs as they start, grow and manage small businesses across America. In fact, this administration’s deregulation and tax reform policies have made tremendous strides in assisting new and existing entrepreneurs in communities across our country.…


Added by HispanicPro on October 9, 2018 at 2:33pm — No Comments

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