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The Art of Networking

The word “networking” tends to have a negative or uncomfortable feeling associated with it. After teaching networking to people of all ages and backgrounds, I have found that most people are reluctant when it comes to networking. I would like offer a new perspective.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 29, 2019 at 1:57pm — No Comments

How networking teaches you about confidence

The marketplace is full of career opportunities right now and you’ll find most of them through networking. Yet, this tried and true method can make some people cringe when they think about meeting people for job information.

Networking is not your enemy and having to talk about yourself makes you more aware of your strengths. However, some see…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 25, 2019 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Optimize your job search with these 3 productive tips

If you’ve already got a full-time job but are looking for something new, these 3 tips can help you be more efficient in your job search.

Many people don’t have the luxury of taking time off to hunt for a job. In fact, even landing an interview can be a stressful situation if it requires taking a sick day or finding someone to pick up the kids from school.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 25, 2019 at 9:07pm — No Comments

What marketers need to know about Hispanic consumers

Advertisers spent $9.4 billion last year to reach the nation’s 60 million Hispanic consumers, according to the just-released Ad Age Hispanic Fact Pack 2019.

The Fact Pack offers quick stats on U.S. Hispanic marketing, media, agencies and demographics. Among the key facts:…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 23, 2019 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Smartphones help blacks and Hispanics bridge digital gaps

Black and Hispanic adults remain less likely than whites to say they own a traditional computer or have high speed internet at home, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in early 2019. But smartphones are playing a role in helping to bridge these differences.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 22, 2019 at 10:26am — No Comments

The power of Hispanic consumers in the travel industry

The Hispanic consumer may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about the travel industry, but a deeper look into travel trends shows that they perhaps should be. READ MORE…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 22, 2019 at 9:40am — No Comments

Latinas break glass ceiling in cancer research

When Alma Torres-Nguyen, Community Outreach Coordinator for Kaweah Delta Health Care District (KDHCD), heard there was a potential research project involving rural Latinas she didn’t just get excited, she participated in securing the funding.

The research project, called New Dawn, conducted in coordination with the University of California San…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 19, 2019 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Eight steps to start or grow a D&I initiative

One of the best ways to recruit, engage and retain employees is to create an inclusive workplace culture. Most organizations are already on the diversity and inclusion bandwagon, but small- and midsize companies may be considering how to build it into their programming or expand an initiative already in place.

While there is no one way, the…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 19, 2019 at 11:32am — No Comments

3 reasons your job search isn't working

It’s been months into your job search and you’re just about ready to pull your hair out. You’ve changed your approach 11 times. You’ve lost count of how many positions you’ve applied to, at this point.

But, before you throw in the towel, here are three surprising reasons your job search still isn’t landing you interviews and dream job offers.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 19, 2019 at 10:38am — No Comments

20 tips on Networking for introverts

Introverts are those who tend to spend a lot of time focused inward rather than seeking out constant input from others. This personality trait is very well suited for certain types of business opportunities. However, networking with others doesn’t always come naturally.

If you’re an introverted entrepreneur or are thinking about jumping into…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 15, 2019 at 11:31am — No Comments

Latinos are nation's growth engine

The Latinx population’s purchasing power is expected to top $1.9 trillion by 2023, which is higher than the gross domestic product of countries such as Australia, Spain and Mexico, according to Nielsen.

The growth comes at a time when Latinx consumers, who are part of the nation’s youngest minority group with a median age of 28 — compared to 38…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 15, 2019 at 11:23am — No Comments

Including diversity and inclusion in compensation discussions

While diversity and inclusion are important issues to consider when recruiting new board members, they’re becoming important metrics when gauging CEO performance and determining compensation.

A study from Corporate Board Member and Compensation Advisory Partners found that 52% of directors believe diversity and inclusion metrics should be a…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 15, 2019 at 11:10am — No Comments

5 Latinas share how they got their start in Public Relations

While Latinxs are oftentimes encourage to go into more traditional careers, the women below redirected their careers from potential STEM careers and careers in government once they were exposed not only to what a career in communication could entail, but they could also marry it with their passion to help elevate diverse stories.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 12, 2019 at 5:58am — No Comments

Building a diverse workforce requires more than a traditional approach

Over the last several years employers have become more aware of the need for greater diversity and inclusion in the workplace. But the means of getting there are still unclear. Too often, employers tend to stick to traditional programs and promotion guidelines that may not work for today’s employees.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 12, 2019 at 5:49am — No Comments

Job search tips to help you find the right opportunity

While there may be more job openings than qualified applicants, that doesn’t mean finding the right opportunity is easy. In fact, searching for a job is hard work! And, like any task, it requires some “best practices” to get good results. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your job search.

Broaden your scope.

Instead of…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 12, 2019 at 5:38am — No Comments

Make the most of Networking events with these 13 tips

As a professional, it’s important to keep current on the trends and information in your field. Attending networking events, industry seminars and product presentations are all great ways to enhance your real-world knowledge. However, simply attending these events isn’t enough: You need a plan to put that knowledge into action.…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 8, 2019 at 11:46am — No Comments

How Latinos can help in the fight against climate change

In California, climate change is a personal issue. We seem to be experiencing its earliest effects much more dramatically than the rest of the country.

But Latinos are truly on the front lines. Construction, farming and manufacturing all draw heavily on Latino workers, and they are at greater risk when they must work in extreme weather…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 8, 2019 at 11:24am — No Comments

An ambitious plan to help Hispanics get ready for college is making early inroads

Miguel Hernandez spoke neither Spanish nor English when he arrived in California from a small Mexican mountain village four years ago.

Like many indigenous residents of remote towns in the state of Oaxaca, Hernandez grew up speaking a Zapotecan dialect rather than Spanish. That meant he had to overcome even more obstacles than other Mexican…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 8, 2019 at 8:46am — No Comments

Read biographies of discussion panelists for the 2019 STEM Networking Forum

Read biographies of discussion panelists for the 2019 STEM Networking Forum being held Thursday, August 08 at the rooftop lounge of the Lakeshore Sports & Fitness Club Millennium Park. 

Carmen Valverde-Paniagua, Technology Consultant Manager, Accenture

Carmen is a Technology Consultant in Accenture’s Technology Advisory…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 7, 2019 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Tips for creating a successful side hustle

In an effort to boost their income level Opens a New Window. as well as pursue their passions, research shows millions of Americans are turning to "side hustles." Opens a New Window.

A study of 2,000 full-time employees showed 27 percent of them turned their hobby into a side business, while 55 percent of them said they dreamed of finding a…

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Added by HispanicPro on August 4, 2019 at 11:32pm — No Comments

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