Hispanic Professional Network
For the first time in the University of California’s history, Latino students represent the largest ethnic group of admitted freshmen this fall, surpassing Asian American students.
Latino students account for 36% of admitted freshmen, followed by 35% of Asian Americans, according to admissions data released Thursday. Admission of low-income and…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 20, 2020 at 2:23am — No Comments
86% of organizations are using new virtual technology to interview candidates at this time. Here are 10 helpful tips for making the best impression you can in your video interview, and demonstrating that you’re a great fit for the role.…Continue
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We are living in unprecedented times and are in the midst of adjusting to a new normal of social distancing and economic uncertainty. Meanwhile, unconscious bias is becoming more prevalent as the COVID-19 outbreak and media coverage are bringing to light prevalent racial bias and discrimination that occur inside and outside the workplace.…Continue
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STEM is becoming a powerful industry and with good reason. This field is still growing and evolving. It is expected that STEM industries will produce nine million jobs by the year 2022.
Our task is to make sure that STEM attracts and retains diversity. Seeking out unique perspectives and attitudes regarding problem-solving is how we can disrupt…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 16, 2020 at 2:29pm — No Comments
The mass migration to remote work helped companies solve a major coronavirus challenge, but the recent…Continue
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Job hunting has always been a little stressful. OK, a lot stressful. A pandemic certainly hasn’t remedied that. Rather, it’s changing the landscape.
For one, it’s heating up competition. Millions of newly out-of-work Americans are chasing employment simultaneously. Applicant pools are also expanding geographically as remote work becomes…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 16, 2020 at 9:35am — No Comments
The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy and people’s lives have been devastating. The good news is that there are courses to chart that will help. Identifying and nurturing the right skills for this new world will be key.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 12, 2020 at 12:55am — No Comments
If you need extra income, you might check out some freelance work.
Unemployment levels are high, and the extra $600 in weekly federal jobless benefits is set to run out the end of July. But the good news is that finding some extra work may be easier.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 12, 2020 at 12:26am — No Comments
Across the country, business leaders, managers and workers are trying to have difficult conversations about race and diversity in the workplace.
But the truth is, many people are still uncomfortable discussing these issues and many workplace diversity efforts are failing. This comes down to two reasons.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 12, 2020 at 12:11am — No Comments
Adidas AG said it is increasing the number of black employees and investing $20 million in black communities after some U.S. employees complained the company was profiting off black culture without doing enough to help them.
The sportswear giant said a minimum of 30% of all new positions in the U.S. at Adidas and Reebok will be filled with…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 8, 2020 at 11:06pm — No Comments
True diversity isn’t about checking the box. It’s about recruiting a workforce that includes individuals with different worldviews, ethnicities, religions, backgrounds, abilities and ages.
Hiring diverse individuals means little when they don’t feel included. This is a challenge many companies face when trying to create a well-rounded culture.…Continue
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If you are looking to transition into a career where burnout isn’t as common, or you are in a field now wondering whether the industry is the cause of your burnout, here are 3 industries infamous for workplace burnout.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 8, 2020 at 10:40pm — No Comments
At a time when annual Hispanic buying power is approaching $1.7 trillion, senior-level Latina talent is heading for the exits of corporate America at an alarming rate.
Factors hindering Latinas from seeing an opportunity for authentic advancement in large corporations include.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 5, 2020 at 8:07pm — No Comments
If you're feeling stuck in your own career exploration, networking or job search, look around and find people who may be similarly stuck.
The art of helping other people, often in a mentoring way, is an essential tool in your professional development. It gives you the opportunity to practice using the words and sharing the advice that you need…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 5, 2020 at 7:52pm — No Comments
The U.S. economy added back millions of jobs in June thanks to rehiring in hard-hit industries like leisure and hospitality.
But for some sectors, the road to pre-coronavirus employment recovery may take years — or worse, never occur.…Continue
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Whether you’re looking for a better job, industry recognition, or new clients, creating a powerful personal brand is essential. These seven steps will get you on your way to creating a powerful personal brand.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 2, 2020 at 8:13am — No Comments
Economists expect another month of record job growth in America as the economy is getting on its long path to recovery from the pandemic lockdown. Yet the jobs crisis is far from over.
While the expected improvement is certainly good news, America would still be down 16.6 million jobs since February -- even after two consecutive record months…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 2, 2020 at 7:06am — No Comments
Nowadays, more than ever, employers check not only which skills or experience you have, but also why you want to work for them. Therefore, you must find companies whose vision you are passionate about and learn about them. Try to find out about their financials, customers, strategic partners, founders, technology, products, and special events in their…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 2, 2020 at 2:33am — No Comments
Following the record-breaking midterm turnout of 2018, Latinas are expected to play a decisive role in the upcoming elections.
According to Pew Research, 55%of women who were eligible to vote cast ballots in the 2018 midterms in November, compared to 51% of men.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 29, 2020 at 1:07am — No Comments
Have you ever wanted to start a side hustle, but didn't? If you find yourself feeling like you couldn’t possibly start a profitable side hustle in your current situation … you may be right. But not for the reason you think.
Your mindset is the most important predictor of your future success. If you’re convinced you won’t be able to start…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 29, 2020 at 12:56am — No Comments