Understanding the Latino community as a profoundly heterogeneous group is no easy task, much less understanding its priorities when it comes to entertainment.
Often subject to stereotypes and clichés on the small and large screen, the avatar of the Latino consumer has often slipped through the fingers of producers and marketers for decades.…Continue
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As the topic of diversity and inclusion has gained ever greater importance in the business world, Forbes not only added this vertical to its reporting coverage but, in 2018, partnered with market research firm Statista to create a list of the Best Employers for Diversity. This year marks the third annual list.
The ranking was compiled by…Continue
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The start of the new year is a natural time to resolve to do better and be better! Everyone knows that a major success factor for virtually any professional is the breadth and depth of their professional network, but too often we’re passive and expect our network to somehow strengthen on its own with minimal effort on our part.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.…Continue
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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?…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.
Gladys De La Mora, TV Host, “Un Nuevo Amanecer” Show, TelemundoContinue
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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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.…Continue
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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.…Continue
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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. …Continue
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