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Consumers care about Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity is likely among the most-discussed topics for fashion brands and retailers right now. But it…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 10, 2019 at 6:45am — No Comments

Hispanic potential homeowners need better resources

Tennessee is a favorable state for immigration because of its resources, job availability and economic stability.

Hispanic households have the lowest range of income with the highest number of dependents and there is a direct link between income and education. Hispanic children face barriers to education such as language and poverty. There is an…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 10, 2019 at 6:31am — No Comments

Hispanics' consumer confidence jumps in 3rd quarter

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the United States jumped in the third quarter of 2019 as optimism grew for the economic outlook for the U.S., according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative in FAU's College of Business.

The Hispanic Consumer…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 10, 2019 at 6:32am — No Comments

Black and Hispanic unemployment is at a record low

There have never been more Black and Hispanic Americans in the workforce, Friday’s Labor Department job report showed.

The jobless rate for Hispanics hit a record low of 3.9% in September, while African Americans maintained its lowest rate ever, 5.5%.

The Hispanic women unemployment rate was 3.8% in September and the Black adult women…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 7, 2019 at 9:19am — No Comments

Does your career need a side gig?

Many people now have a side hustle: an activity that provides a second source of income, as well as an outlet for a different side of their personality. Whether it’s tutoring or selling handmade bowls, each class of side gig will have its own advantages and disadvantages.…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 6, 2019 at 11:44pm — No Comments

5 Hispanic nurse trailblazers everyone should know

As the number of Hispanic nurses grows, so does their impact on the field of nursing. The following are some Hispanic nurse trailblazers everyone should know, including nurses who helped pave the way decades ago and ones who are making their impact now.…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 6, 2019 at 10:38pm — No Comments

6 IoT skills that will future-proof your career

To remain relevant — and employed — not only do you have to keep your skills up to date, but you might have to embrace the IoT explosion.

What can you do to ensure your technical skills remain relevant and in demand even as technology evolves?…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 6, 2019 at 10:19pm — No Comments

More millennials have higher salaries than Gen Xers, boomers

Despite a gloomy outlook for their own potential earnings, more millennials are earning higher wages than Gen X. A 10th of millennials said they already earn $100,000, compared to 9% of Gen X and 11% of baby boomers – the only income bracket where boomers earn more than millennials.

As the income brackets go higher, so does the proportion of…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 4, 2019 at 8:04am — No Comments

Institutions stepping up to serve Hispanic students

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 2, 2019 at 9:24pm — No Comments

The U.S. Hispanic population drives today's housing market

Hispanic homeownership took a beating during the Great Recession, and it’s been slow to rebound.

Between 2007 and 2015, nearly one in five housing foreclosures in the US occurred in predominantly Hispanic communities, according to an April 2019 report from Zillow. And July 2019 Census data shows that the US Hispanic homeownership rate has yet…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 2, 2019 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Making traditional Hispanic food healthier

The leading causes of death among Latinos include heart disease and cancer, and Latinos are 50 percent more likely to die from diabetes than whites.

Hispanics also have high rates of obesity (an estimated 47 percent) and diabetes (12.1 percent) in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

While research…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 29, 2019 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Tackling lack of management and workforce diversity in Milwaukee

By 2025, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce wants to see 12,000 more African American and Hispanic employees, and 875 more managers of color, in the region.

That vision traces back to a 2018 survey, in which Milwaukee area business leaders identified racial disparities as the region’s biggest Achilles’ heel.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 29, 2019 at 9:17pm — No Comments

The key to Diversity and Inclusion is mentorship

Research indicates that to establish a successful workplace diversity program, creating more opportunities for continued engagement is critical. These engagement opportunities can come in many forms, one of which being mentorship programs. Mentoring is a vital component when trying to retain diverse talent.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 29, 2019 at 8:46pm — No Comments

How to make a career switch into AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised for significant growth, so it’s no wonder savvy IT professionals are looking for ways to align their career trajectories with it. Indeed, there was a 29 percent increase in the number of AI jobs listed on Indeed from May 2018 to May 2019, and a concurrent 15 decrease in candidate searches for AI roles, suggesting…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 26, 2019 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Latinos driving force behind Arizona’s prosperity

The highest labor participation rate among any demographic. More than 56 percent enrolled in undergraduate degrees. Fifty-one percent homeownership.

Meet today’s Arizona Latinos.

They are a growing economic force with their buying power projected to reach $57 billion by 2022, according to the new 2019 DATOS report by the Arizona Hispanic…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 26, 2019 at 11:08am — No Comments

8 surprising facts about Latinos in the US

Every year, we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept 15 to Oct 15. While the "month" spans through two calendar months, we observe it to recognize the Hispanic and Latin America heritage, culture and contributions. Here are eight amazing facts about the Hispanic community in the United States.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 22, 2019 at 8:40pm — No Comments

How to feel better about your career & your paycheck

Most conversations we have about work and finances center on what we're not doing. Other popular topics include: what we should be doing, what we wish we were doing, and what our parent or partner or slightly judgmental acquaintance would like for us to be doing.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 22, 2019 at 8:28pm — No Comments

15 great new books by Latinos for Hispanic Heritage Month

Not so long ago, a person seeking books by Latino authors had to mine the bookstore shelves for that rare but rewarding find.

This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month is an exciting season for publications by your favorite Latino authors and a few noteworthy newcomers.…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 22, 2019 at 8:15pm — No Comments

5 tips to help build your network

Networking can sometimes feel uncomfortable and intimidating, but it can be helpful to remember that it’s just a conversation. People are often willing and excited to chat with you about your work. Plus, the person you are talking with was likely in the same place you are at one time.

Here are a few tips to help you feel more comfortable when…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 20, 2019 at 4:11am — No Comments

Why marketers must start investing more in multicultural

Hispanic marketing is not a niche; it’s part of our culture and the fabric of America. While we applaud brands for understanding the impact of culturally relevant marketing to this major consumer group, that alone is not enough.

If corporations wish to successfully embrace diversity in their advertising campaigns, they must first have employees…

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Added by HispanicPro on September 20, 2019 at 3:57am — No Comments

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