December 2019 Blog Posts (29)

11 Latino New Year's Eve traditions

A new year brings hope for love, money, success, and more. But for many Latinos, none of these wishes will come true without following a few important steps. Here are 10 New Year's Eve traditions (and superstitions) that Latinos do.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 30, 2019 at 12:28pm — No Comments

America’s schools are more diverse than ever — but teachers are still mostly white

Nationally, a Washington Post analysis of school district data from 46 states and the District of Columbia finds that only one-tenth of 1 percent of Latino students attend a school system where the portion of Latino teachers equals or exceeds the percentage of Latino students.

It’s only marginally better for black students: 7 percent were…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 30, 2019 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Hate Networking? Here are 5 tips you need to know

If you’re one of the many professionals who dreads the thought of attending a networking social, here are five tips you need to know.

Tip #1 – Just bite the bullet and recognize that you need to do it.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 30, 2019 at 2:34am — No Comments

8 ways to work smarter in 2020

From friendships to salary negotiations, 2020 can be the year you conquer work and your career. Taking hold of your future begins with standing up for yourself, while also learning to navigate the complicated world of office politics.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 30, 2019 at 2:16am — No Comments

CIOs look to boost tech diversity

Attracting more diverse hires could also help mitigate the effects of the continuing information-technology talent shortage, CIOs say.

Workplace diversity is a chronic problem at technology firms and within IT departments at nontech companies.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 30, 2019 at 1:54am — No Comments

Why Latinos are less likely to seek healthcare

Hispanics are the least likely racial and ethnic group to see a doctor when they have health problems. That’s according to a study by the Census Bureau. There are several barriers that discourage some from that community from seeking medical attention in the U.S.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 26, 2019 at 10:57am — No Comments

Tips for successful workforce recruitment and retention

Whether it’s attracting qualified applicants or retaining top performers, these recruitment and retention strategies can help your company meet its workforce goals.

Showcase growth potential

Job seekers aren’t the only ones who need to make a good impression. Today, more than ever, employers need to sell their competitive…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 26, 2019 at 10:48am — No Comments

5 New Year’s resolutions you should be making about time management

You likely already have too much to do, too many goals, too many unfinished projects, and too many disappointments from this past year.

So as you look ahead to 2020, the idea of adding more seems kind of exciting but also a bit daunting. That’s why as a time management coach, I recommend that you do the opposite. Resolve to do less, and…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 26, 2019 at 10:18am — No Comments

Gain career clarity between Christmas and New Year’s Day

Whether you’re able to take this week off or not, the time between Christmas and New Year’s offers a unique opportunity to reflect on your career and where you want to go next. Instead of setting arbitrary resolutions, you can choose to be more thoughtful in assessing what you really need from your next career step.

Here are the five things you…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 22, 2019 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Latinos left behind as big tech continues to grow

The tech industry is growing in Arizona and nationally, with net employment in 2018 bringing on more than 260,000 new jobs nationally. Since the employment shortage that followed the Great Recession a decade ago, net tech employment has increased by an estimated 1.9 million jobs.

Yet, as the industry is growing, it’s leaving people of color and…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 22, 2019 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Hispanic Market: Making sense of the growth

It makes sense that as the Hispanic community grows across the United States, Hispanic retail stores grow along with them. But putting data to this feeling is tougher than many realize.

According to Kantar Consulting’s 2018 Monitor study, Hispanics over-index all other ethnic groups in cultural connection elements such as family, food, recipes,…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 21, 2019 at 10:34pm — No Comments

9 D&I practices to leave in 2019

As the year comes to a close and a new decade swiftly approaches, it’s time to assess what organizational practices related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) were effective and what practices need to be left in the old decade.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 18, 2019 at 11:56pm — No Comments

3 Networking tips for anyone that hates holiday parties

You may think that extroverts are better than introverts at networking because they gravitate toward social events, such as happy hours, work dinners and holiday parties. In actuality, introverts can be just as successful at networking because they are able to build deeper relationships.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 18, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Ten tips for negotiating job offers

With a lot of hard work and a little luck, many scientists receive an exciting phone call this time of year—a job offer. Despite years of work preparing for this moment, many of us are clueless about how to proceed. Scientists are rarely trained in how to negotiate. Some are reluctant to ask for anything they are not offered; others believe they…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 18, 2019 at 11:16pm — No Comments

5 tips to make a career change in the New Year

The New Year is traditionally a time for fireworks, celebrations, resolutions, and now, career change. A new study from Fiverr and YouGov shows that nearly 6 in 10 U.S. workers are looking to change something about their work or career in the New Year.

Some of the changes they are considering include their company, industry or job location.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 15, 2019 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America

On November 21, 2019, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) nationally released the 2019 Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) report. This report is compiled from data collected from participating companies that use this tool to help them evaluate and assess their Hispanic inclusion efforts.

The assessment examines key…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 15, 2019 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Edward James Olmos on breaking barriers for Latinos in Hollywood

When it comes to representing Latinx people on screen, few have contributed as much as actor, director, and producer Edward James Olmos.

Born and raised in East Los Angeles, Olmos is possibly best known for his role as high school math teacher Jaime Escalante in the film Stand and Deliver, which is based on a true story.

He said the film…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 15, 2019 at 3:33pm — No Comments

'Ojos' study to examine eye disease in Latino communities

With $9.7 million in funding from the National Eye Institute, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will study the impact of chronic eye disease among Latinos.

There are approximately 60 million Latinos living in the U.S., and the National Eye Institute reports that Latinos have higher rates of developing visual impairment,…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 12, 2019 at 8:05am — No Comments

Holiday job search tips

As you get into the holiday spirit, don't leave your job search behind! People used to think that hiring came to a halt between mid-November and January, but that just isn't the case anymore.

Here are a few tips for keeping your job search active - and even accelerating it - during the holiday season.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 12, 2019 at 7:54am — No Comments

Latinas are the new mainstream consumer

Latinas are a fast-growing population of key buyers and influencers, and are civically engaged and driving media consumption — all while facing challenges such as a wage gap and lack of representation in media. …

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Added by HispanicPro on December 12, 2019 at 7:44am — No Comments

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