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Read biographies of feature guests for the 2019 Championing a Diverse Workforce Networking Forum

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. 

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Anayeli Ruiz, Bilingual Reporter, NBC & Telemundo Chicago

Anayeli Ruiz is a bilingual news…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 15, 2019 at 10:54am — No Comments

7 quick career tips from the C-suite

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.…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 14, 2019 at 2:24am — No Comments

Latinas who Lead

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 14, 2019 at 2:19am — No Comments

How to attract top Hispanic millennials

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.…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 11, 2019 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Tips to move your career in the right direction

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.…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 11, 2019 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Latinos@Work: Connecting Chicago’s Latino Community to the Workforce of Tomorrow, Today

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 9, 2019 at 12:01am — No Comments

Diversity and Inclusion is a growth industry

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 6, 2019 at 9:47pm — No Comments

High demand for Hispanic talent

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 6, 2019 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Hispanics feel underrepresented in beauty advertising

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 6, 2019 at 9:05pm — No Comments

How to change your job and be happier

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 4, 2019 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Latinos are the future for U.S. GDP growth

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 4, 2019 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Hispanics overwhelmingly reject term 'Latinx'

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on November 4, 2019 at 11:50am — 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 31, 2019 at 9:48am — No Comments

Tips for pursuing a career in cybersecurity

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 31, 2019 at 9:29am — No Comments

15 of the most successful Hispanic entrepreneurs

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…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 31, 2019 at 9:18am — No Comments

How to give your career a boost

If you’re feeling frustrated by your job, you’re not alone. A study in the US found that 73 per cent of women are looking to change careers because of low pay, lack of progression, not believing in their company’s mission and burnout, among other factors.

Autumn is the perfect time to think about your career.…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 27, 2019 at 11:13pm — No Comments

More than half of Latinos in California struggle to stay afloat

In California, more than 50% of Latino households are hard-pressed to make it financially, despite the state’s booming economy and strong labor market, according to a new report from Oakland’s Insight Center for Community Development.…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 27, 2019 at 10:56pm — No Comments

How Hispanics could impact the future economy

When it comes to understanding the impact that Hispanic people—the fastest-growing minority population in the U.S.—will have on the economy in the coming decades, following the data is a good place to start.

A new report published by Peterson Institute for International Economics, a private, nonprofit and nonpartisan policy-research…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 27, 2019 at 10:20pm — No Comments

How To Land Great Mentors Who Will Help You Build A Rewarding Career

One of the most important ingredients to career success today is building powerful support relationships with helpful mentors and sponsors. These are individuals with whom you develop mutually-beneficial relationships that can open critical doors for you, offer helpful guidance, and share strategies that will catapult you forward in your life and…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 23, 2019 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Revenue is soaring for Hispanic-owned companies

Latino-owned small businesses have struck gold — and are growing faster than the competition, according to a new study.

The average revenue of Latino-owned restaurants, retail stores, construction companies and other small businesses in the US has skyrocketed by 46.5 percent in the past year, surpassing earnings growth in non-Latino businesses…

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Added by HispanicPro on October 23, 2019 at 10:51pm — No Comments

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