Hispanic Professional Network
There are millions of immigrants in the U.S. who cannot leave the country because of their current immigration status and who have not been home in decades.
Two young Latinos are using technology and their immigration experiences to connect families who are separated by countries and continents.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 31, 2018 at 1:54pm — No Comments
The Latino Community Foundation has announced $150,000 in grants to local nonprofits as well as a $1 million commitment for 2019.
The following organizations are sharing the $150,000 in grants:
— Arte Américas
— Centro La Familia Advocacy Services
— Community Center for the Arts and Technology
— Education and Leadership…
Added by HispanicPro on December 31, 2018 at 12:09pm — No Comments
Do you wake up feeling pumped about work, or wanting to stay in bed? So much of our lives is spent working. Don’t waste those precious hours doing something you don’t care about. At the very least, you should be interested in what you do.
Only 13% of employees worldwide say they are engaged in their jobs.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 31, 2018 at 11:50am — No Comments
The relationship between Hispanics and technology may seem contradictory in some ways. On the one hand, research conducted by Pew in 2015 has shown that Hispanics are less likely to have an internet connection at home.
Meanwhile, a report by PwC noted something entirely different. It characterized Hispanics as “early tech adopters” and a…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 27, 2018 at 11:15am — No Comments
It is no secret that the tech industry has reshaped how society lives – from ordering weekly groceries online, recording fitness goals, revolutionizing healthcare and everything in between. Technology is intrinsic to almost every single thing people do.
With this in mind, the industry creating these ground-breaking solutions must represent the…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 27, 2018 at 11:01am — No Comments
Job-seekers are used to hearing the same advice, on repeat: Always send a thank-you. Don't lie on your resume. Oh, and that resume -- make sure it's no longer than one page.
Except … that last one might not be so true anymore. As more and more hiring is done online, the one-page rule seems to be going out the window, according to hiring managers…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 27, 2018 at 10:40am — No Comments
There are many moving parts to a job search: research, networking, writing, applying, following up. The list goes on and on. It’s easy to get overwhelmed. Here are five easy, yet important tasks that are easily forgotten:
Consider job search your job. Set a daily schedule. Wake up at the same time you would when you were…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 24, 2018 at 8:39am — No Comments
Nathalie Molina Niño was 20 years old when she started her first company and since then has worked to champion investment models that will show high returns for women, especially in the long run.
“I don't care about what looks cosmetically good on a headline or an annual report,” shares Molina Niño. “I look for businesses that deliver real,…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 24, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments
Minorities are more interested in starting their own business compared to the rest of the population, according to a new Northwestern Mutual survey.
More than 65% of the survey’s 8,000 American respondents consider themselves aspiring entrepreneurs, but entrepreneurs of color want to start businesses at a rate of 20% more than their…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 24, 2018 at 8:10am — No Comments
Youth is a defining characteristic of the U.S. Latino population. About six-in-ten Latinos (61%) in the U.S. were 35 or younger in 2016. The number of young Latinos –35 million – increased 20% from a decade earlier, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing youth populations in the country.
With a median age of 28, Latinos are also the…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 20, 2018 at 7:55am — No Comments
Borne out of a YouTube grant aimed at awarding journalism projects that “elevate quality journalism, evolve business models to drive sustainable growth, and empower…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 20, 2018 at 7:46am — No Comments
Companies in Houston need to bring more Hispanic executives into C-suites and board rooms, or risk losing out on a growing market and large source of talent, Hispanic business leaders say.
Hundreds of people in Houston's Latino business community gathered Thursday night for the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's "State of Hispanics" event.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 20, 2018 at 7:37am — No Comments
Vlogging (video blogging) is a form of content creation where a person records their lives to educate, entertain, or share their opinions with others. The topics that vloggers discuss range from silly to serious, from beauty to tech, and Americans appear to be enchanted by the video genre. In a recent study, YouGov Omnibus discovers that over half…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 16, 2018 at 11:35pm — No Comments
Women are taking over the music industry! This year, one Latina musician is dominating the list along with Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and more fierce women. This Latina shook her way up the charts with hit after hit. Sold out stage shows and multiple hosting and production credits. Can you guess who she is?…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 16, 2018 at 11:26pm — No Comments
If you're starting to think about looking for a new job, there are new protocols and "rules" to learn before dropping your resume on every online job board. Although the job market is in your favor, employers still dictate the process.
Here's what you need to know to land a new job in the new year.
Learn how ATS…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 16, 2018 at 11:04pm — No Comments
Ah, December. A magical month when people are filled with optimism and good will. Take advantage of the holiday cheer and the constant stream of parties in the last few weeks of the year to step up your networking efforts. If you are looking for a new position or want to grow in your current one, holiday parties are the perfect time to build a rapport and establish…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 13, 2018 at 9:08am — No Comments
You network with other business leaders to exchange ideas and get advice, like mistakes to avoid or how to manage your time more effectively.
Networking is how you meet professionals, clients and investors who can help your business grow. Networking is crucial for your business to thrive.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 13, 2018 at 9:07am — No Comments
While the rate of Latino population growth in the U.S. has slowed since the Great Recession, experts say it’s still increasing at an impressive rate.
Of the 2.2 million people added to the nation’s population between 2016 and 2017, Hispanic accounted for slightly more than half of that growth. Today, the U.S. has 59 million Hispanic residents, a…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 13, 2018 at 8:50am — No Comments
Most of us spend an average of 2,080 hours at work each year, our noses pressed firmly to the proverbial grindstone. And that doesn’t count the occasional all-nighter we have to pull when a deadline is about to be missed, or the constant texts, e-mails and message alerts.
For the lucky ones, it’s in the name of doing something they love, saving…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 10, 2018 at 1:11pm — No Comments
The workplace isn't what it used to be. There was a time when you could settle into a plum job and stay there till retirement, everything steady and secure.
That's not the case anymore; the long-term "company man" is pretty much a thing of the past. But Glassdoor reports there are still some damn fine workplaces to land, and some may even…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on December 10, 2018 at 12:27pm — No Comments