Real networking is the art of building meaningful relationships for shared positive outcomes. Whether you’ve made a single connection or collected a slew of business cards, it’s what happens after the initial encounter that determines success. If you’re not following up, you’re not networking.…Continue
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When it comes to your career, everyone will try to give you some advice, but like all advice, you should use your critical judgement before taking it to heart.
Often the advice reveals more about the person giving it than being helpful for you. Here are the top three worst pieces of career advice so you can spot them when someone tells them to…Continue
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Technology has made it easier for anyone to apply for a home loan, a process that until recently took weeks or even months to complete. Yet those innovations haven't completely eliminated one hurdle for many borrowers: bias.
A recent analysis of nearly 7 million 30-year mortgages by University of California at Berkeley researchers found that…Continue
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Read biographies of feature guests for the 2019 Championing a Diverse Workforce Networking Forum to be held Tuesday, November 19 at the media and conference lounge at the University of Phoenix.
Anayeli Ruiz, Bilingual Reporter, NBC & Telemundo ChicagoContinue
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Seniority is not necessarily proof of competence - there are individually many bad bosses even at the highest levels - but collectively, the leaders of our biggest firms must be doing something right.
Here are seven nuggets of career-enhancing wisdom from the C-suite.…Continue
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Lana Melendres-Groves, MD, stands just 5 feet 1½ inches tall, and has seldom – if ever – been described as physically imposing. But she has never let her stature hold her back.
At UNM, she was a Regents’ Scholar and a record-setting center midfielder for the women’s soccer team. After medical school and residency at UNM, she did advanced…Continue
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Diversity helps in bringing the right representation, and inclusion is a must to having these voices heard at the decision-making level.
An effective D&I program can serve as a springboard for an inclusive approach across all stakeholders, including not only employees but also suppliers, retailers and consumers.…Continue
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Surveys have shown that the priorities of young Latino workers often differ from millennials of other demographic groups. Here you'll find three common priorities, and how to show that your company takes these priorities seriously.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 11, 2019 at 12:38pm — No Comments
When you’re asked to explain why you should be promoted, get a raise or have a new job, it can make you feel uncomfortable.
Why? Because you’re forced to talk about yourself — something mother told you never to do. Besides, who will believe you?
Well, there’s a better way to get noticed without having to say a word.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 11, 2019 at 12:29pm — No Comments
In the 21st century, digital literacy is no longer a luxury – it’s a necessity. Every day, we’re becoming more reliant on technology to accomplish basic tasks, from making doctors’ appointments, to paying bills, to applying for jobs, to communicating with friends and family. The ability to use computers and access, create, and share digital content is…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 9, 2019 at 12:01am — No Comments
Opportunities in the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) industry are exploding. Over the past few years, more companies have been looking for people to diversify their employee base.
1. Companies are learning that diversity creates better products.
According to a recent study, diverse companies make 19 percent more revenue than companies…
Added by HispanicPro on November 6, 2019 at 9:47pm — No Comments
The average revenue of Latino-owned businesses improved 46.5% in 2019, increasing to $479,413 from $327,189 in 2018, according to Biz2Credit’s annual study. Meanwhile, the number of credit applications from Latino-owned businesses increased by 23% over the past 12 months.
The study, which examined the primary financial information submitted by…Continue
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The rush from corporate America to recruit today badly needed Hispanic talent was quite evident last week in Phoenix, Arizona, where the Society of Hispanic Professionals Engineers (SHPE) was hosting their 43rd annual convention.
Although only 7% of Hispanics are part of the STEM workforce in the country, while the Hispanic population in the…Continue
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A new AARP survey has found that despite Hispanics spending nearly $7 billion in annual US sales, 69% of them report feeling that the beauty and personal grooming industry treats people their age as an afterthought.
The national survey, “Latinos and Beauty as We Age: A Cultural Reflection,” reveals that Hispanics aged 50 and over wish images in…Continue
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Most working professionals have at some point found themselves stuck in a rut.It could be that their boss is a tyrant; it could also be that they're bored and curious to see what else is out there.
Whatever the situation, there's almost assuredly a way out. And while it might involve quitting, moving to a new city, and overhauling your entire…Continue
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If the contribution to gross domestic product by Latinos in the U.S. were its own country, it would be the eighth-largest economy in the world, just behind France’s—and the fastest-growing of all developed countries. What’s more, the Latino cohort will be responsible for the majority of U.S. economic growth in coming years, according to the Latino…Continue
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What began in the 2000s among activists has now gained currency among marketers, media personalities and progressives. The intentions behind "Latinx" may be benign, but as the son of immigrants who grew up in a community with “English-only” ordinances, I am among the many Americans who consider it an absurd Anglicization of a language that generations…Continue
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As colleges and universities work to reach enrollment and college completion goals, increased focus has turned to the Hispanic populations in their communities.
Earlier this year, Dalton State College became the first institution in the state of Georgia to receive official status as an Hispanic serving institution (HSI). While Texas and…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on October 31, 2019 at 9:48am — No Comments
Today, we are facing a frightening shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the workforce. Specifically, this widening gap is expected to lead to 3.5 million jobs left unfilled, according to Cybersecurity Ventures, in the cybersecurity profession by 2021.READ MORE AT SYBERSECURITY…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on October 31, 2019 at 9:29am — No Comments
No era in history has seen so many successful Hispanic entrepreneurs thriving as they do today. The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that 1 in 3 Americans will be Hispanic by the year 2060. As a result, count on even more Hispanic entrepreneurial success in the future.
Take a look at 16 of the most successful Hispanic entrepreneurs in the…Continue
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