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10 Latina-owned businesses you need on your radar

The beginning of the year marks the beginning of a journey toward improvement and trying new things. These 10 Latina-owned shops showcase different products that’ll make the start of 2020 make you feel like a diosa who got it together.

The Latinx community has a $1.7 trillion buying power in the U.S. and here’s an opportunity to support…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 19, 2020 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Latinos taking lead in new small businesses

Latinos are taking the lead in small business start-ups, according to a new report from Congressional Joint Economic Committee Vice Chair New York City Democratic Representative Carolyn Maloney and Congressional Hispanic Caucus…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 19, 2020 at 11:49pm — No Comments

Those Diversity and Inclusion reports aren’t pretty

The biggest tech companies started publishing diversity and inclusion reports about 6 years ago, but the last few years have shown some stubborn patterns.

At Google and Microsoft, for example, the percentage of black and Hispanic workers didn’t even increase by a percentage point between 2014 and 2019.

Here’s a look at how diversity at a…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 19, 2020 at 6:32pm — No Comments

How to stand out during the job search

The job search process can be competitive. But there’s one thing that can help you stand out from the crowd: your personal brand.

Your personal brand is a way to market yourself. It defines how you present and promote yourself to others. This is the message that helps potential employers and colleagues form their impression of you, and helps…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 15, 2020 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Diversity and inclusion managers are in high demand

One of the most in-demand management jobs is now diversity and inclusion managers. The careers pay well, and there aren’t many professionals trained in the field.

Human resources departments have made progress on workforce diversity through proactive recruiting and hiring, but making minority employees — and, increasingly, nonminority employees…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 14, 2020 at 9:13am — No Comments

Hispanics’ consumer confidence weakens entering 2020

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the United States was weaker in the fourth quarter of 2019 as a majority are less optimistic about their financial situation and the economic outlook for the United States going into the new year, according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 14, 2020 at 8:45am — No Comments

There’s more to Diversity and Inclusion than you think

The concept of “diversity” has become so entangled in the daily political and cultural miasma that it’s easy to forget its full “inclusive” meaning and why it’s so important to business success. As we enter the 2020’s, perhaps it’s time to hit the reset button.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 12, 2020 at 11:05am — No Comments

Who is Hispanic?

Who is considered Hispanic in the United States? And how are they counted in public opinion surveys, voter exit polls and government surveys like the 2020 census?

The most common approach to answering these questions is straightforward: Who is Hispanic?…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 12, 2020 at 10:47am — No Comments

This is the best career move you can make to achieve success

If you are reading this, you’re likely in the arena and seeking to advance your career against unyielding headwinds with hopes that, in this New Year, you’ll experience greater levels of career success. But the truth is that this year will likely end up just like all the prior ones unless you change the game and have the courage to make different—even…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 12, 2020 at 10:10am — No Comments

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2020 Healthcare Networking Forum next Wednesday

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2020 Healthcare Networking Forum being held Wednesday January 15 at the University of Phoenix Media and Conference Lounge. 

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Gladys De La Mora, TV Host, “Un Nuevo Amanecer” Show, Telemundo

Gladys is a TV host and anchor for the recently launched "Un Nuevo Amanecer" Show…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 10, 2020 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Candid career advice from 30 trailblazing women

After insightful conversations with 30 game-changing women leaders this year, we’ve uncovered a treasure trove of practical tips and advice. Here, these women – from CEOs to CMOs to some of the media and advertising industry’s top trailblazers – offer some inspiration and guidance to impact both your career and daily life.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 11, 2020 at 2:03pm — No Comments

USA TODAY launches “Hecho en USA”

USA TODAY is launching a new series “Hecho en USA,” or “made in America,” that will tell the stories of the Latino community in the United States. The stories in the series will address issues of national importance and will run in both Spanish and English.

The first three stories in the series published today focus on the topics of bilingual…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 9, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Alberto Ortega as Director of Workforce Strategy & Business Engagement

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Added by HispanicPro on January 8, 2020 at 11:13am — No Comments

College of Lake County rolls out new scholarship program for high-need communities

A new state-funded scholarship program means nearly 200 new College of Lake County students will have all of their costs covered, even receiving help with textbooks and potentially child care.

CLC was one of 15 community colleges across the state to receive money as part of a new grant aimed at expanding short-term workforce training…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 5, 2020 at 11:39pm — No Comments

3 things you need to know about a January job search

January is one of the busiest hiring months of the year and recent economic data suggests a favorable environment in 2020 for job seekers. According to the Labor Department, the U.S. unemployment rate continues to hover near a 50-year low.

The tightening labor market has placed job seekers in a position of power.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 5, 2020 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Latina author organizes book drive for migrant families

A good book can take a reader on a journey, but for migrants on an actual journey a book can also uplift, entertain and inspire.

New Mexico author Denise Chavez created Libros para el Viaje, or books for the journey, with that idea in mind.…

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25 Latinos who made an impact on their communities in 2019

While Latinos faced brutal attacks in 2019, including a rise in hate crimes against our communities and vicious political assaults aimed at immigrants and people of color, this year also reminded us of our might. Across fields, our people have been using their voices, talents and smarts to uplift our stories and promote our culture.  …

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Hispanic neighboords may need more CPR training

While Hispanics are the fastest growing minority population in the US, few studies have assessed whether the proportion of Hispanics in a neighborhood associates with bystander CPR delivery and survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 5, 2020 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Julián Castro drops out of presidential race

Julián Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio who served as housing secretary under President Barack Obama, said Thursday he is suspending his candidacy and ending his effort to become the nation’s first Latino president.

“I’m so proud of the campaign we’ve run together,” Castro, 45, said in a video released by his campaign.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 2, 2020 at 11:14am — No Comments

The power of Hispanic consumers in the travel industry

Hispanics are strong consumers that account for over $56 billion in leisure travel every year, according to the National Tour Association. When it comes down to the bare facts and travel habits, U.S. Hispanics travel more, taking an average of two trips than non-Hispanics. When they travel, Hispanics outspend non-Hispanics by an average of $300 and…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 2, 2020 at 12:02am — No Comments

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