HispanicPro's Blog – January 2018 Archive (28)

4 tips for finding a career mentor

If taking your business to the next level is one of your New Year's Resolutions, finding a good mentor (or a network of mentors) can be the first step. Many experienced entrepreneurs are more than happy to take the time to help someone else learn from their experiences and avoid the mistakes they have made. In addition to their good advice.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 29, 2018 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Fear of deportation puts Latinas at increased risk for heart disease

The stress put upon Latinas by increased police presence in their communities, threats of deportation and shifting federal immigration law could be leading to poor cardiovascular health in minority communities across the U.S., a study published this week in Annals of Behavioral Medicine suggests.

Evidence linking deportation worries to declining mental health has…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 29, 2018 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Hispanics: A trillion-dollar and growing audience

Hispanics’ use of a variety of financial products and services—such as credit cards, auto loans, and mortgages—has outpaced that of non-Hispanics in recent years.

And their expenditures continue to grow, reaching $1.4 trillion in 2016, according to Miriam De Dios Woodward, CEO of Coopera.

Yet 46% of Hispanics remain unbanked or underbanked, according to…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 29, 2018 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Patient Care, Jobs to be Negatively Impacted by Proposed Cuts in Funding



Norwegian American Hospital Continues to Engage Community as Hospital Assessment Program Redesign Legislation Is Postponed

CHICAGO (January 23, 2018)—Norwegian American Hospital is one of several Safety-Net hospitals in Illinois that could face an immediate…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 25, 2018 at 1:06pm — No Comments

8 ways to transform your job search in 2018

The New Year gives all of us an opportunity for a do-over -- and who doesn't love a do-over? If 2017 wasn't the best year for your career-wise, or if you're planning a career or job change for 2018, the New Year is here to give you the opportunity to transform your job search.

It's time to say goodbye to any resume mistakes, words you…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 25, 2018 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Why Luciana matters

For more than 30 years, American Girl has believed in a simple truth: Every girl has the power to change the world. Part of that power derives from learning that character counts, that enduring values—like authenticity, fairness, respect, and perseverance—provide a solid foundation for facing new challenges and solving problems in an…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 25, 2018 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Six facts about the Hispanic market that may surprise you

There is no doubt that the Hispanic market is an important one for any brand to tap into. But the only way for brands to reach Hispanic audiences successfully is to understand them, know who they are, where they spend their time, the platforms they visit most frequently and how they consume their content.

U.S. Hispanics currently have $1.7 trillion in purchasing…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 25, 2018 at 12:22pm — No Comments

How to get a good job: 8 steps to career fulfillment

Whether your current job is lacking luster, you're looking to switch careers or you are gearing up for your first job search ever, you might be asking yourself, "How do I get a good job?" We all envision finding an organization where we can positively contribute towards a shared goal, where our skills and abilities are valued and where we are…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 22, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Latinas are increasingly influential in the food industry

As the Hispanic population only continues to increase, grocery stores are taking the power of the Hispanic buyer into account and Latinas are a big part of grocery purchases.

At the age of 31, Latina women are entering their prime earning years and have entrepreneurial, as well as educational, skills. Due to this, a great deal of them…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 22, 2018 at 3:15pm — No Comments

The worst states for Hispanics and Latinos

The United States is the most popular destination for immigrants in the world. As such, the nation’s demographic composition is anything but static. Comprising over 17% of the total U.S. population, Hispanics and Latinos are one of the largest and fastest growing groups in the United States.

As recently as 1980, the United States was…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 22, 2018 at 3:05pm — No Comments

7 Job Search Tips for STEM Positions

Have you been considering a new career? Perhaps a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)? The new year is a perfect time to make intentional changes in your life, especially pertaining to your job. However, exploring a new career path can be overwhelming at times. To get started, try these job search tips:

1. Make a List of Your…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 18, 2018 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Latinos are more financially optimistic, less supportive of Trump

Hispanics in the United States grew more financially optimistic during last year and towards 2018, but a better economy didn't improve their lack of support for President Trump, according to findings from a new pool.

A new national Hispanic Consumer Sentiment Index published on Thursday by the Florida Atlantic University's College of Business indicated that…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 18, 2018 at 11:49am — No Comments

They urge Latinos to take advantage of demand for nursing jobs

With the growing demand for Hispanic nurses in the United States, the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) and Hispanic Communications Network-La Red Hispana launched their fourth bilingual annual campaign to provide resources and guidance to high school students interested in a career of high demand, social value and good pay.

With national reach, the…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 18, 2018 at 11:43am — No Comments

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2018 IoT Technology Networking Forum

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2018 IoT Technology Networking Forum being held tomorrow Wednesday January 17 at The Godfrey Hotel Chicago.

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Juliana Ceja, Program Manager, Amazon

Juliana Ceja is on the…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 16, 2018 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Among U.S. Latinos, the internet now rivals television as a source for news

On a typical weekday, three-quarters of U.S. Latinos get their news from internet sources, nearly equal to the share who do so from television, according to a 2016 survey of Latino adults by Pew Research Center.

For years, TV was the most commonly used platform for news among U.S. Hispanics. In recent years, however, the share getting their news from TV has…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 12, 2018 at 11:49am — No Comments

Hispanics household income increasing more rapidly than others

Hispanic income growth since 2011 in Texas is partially attributed to gains in higher education, a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas found.

The portion of Hispanics who attained high school diplomas and bachelor's degrees rose by about 1.5 percentage points each from 2011 to 2016, according to the Fed, as dropout rates among Hispanics…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 12, 2018 at 11:09am — No Comments

7 Tips to Find Your New Year Executive Job

If you are in the market for a new job this post is for you. It will help you utilise job searching technique making the best of your personal contacts, networking, job filters, and career coaching to land your next role.

The New Year is a time when we want to start fresh and embrace something new. So let’s take a look at these job searching tips.…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 12, 2018 at 10:44am — No Comments

Hispanics missing out on retirement plans

Less than 10 percent of small business employees in the largest Hispanic metro areas have access to an employer-provided retirement plan.

SmallBizTrends reports that a new study from Finhabits finds that among small businesses located in the top five Hispanic metro areas of the U.S., an average of just 4 percent of small businesses with fewer than 100 employees…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 8, 2018 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Time saving tips to speed up your job search

Is your job search off to a slow start or getting stuck? Here are some quick time-saving job search tips that will help your hunt for a new job go smoothly.

Be Prepared

Have a voice mail system in place and sign-up for a professional sounding email address. Consider getting a separate email account to use for your job search, so you can stay…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 8, 2018 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Telemundo will unveil new midday national newscast

Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo said it would launch a new midday national newscast to its programming lineup as part of a widening commitment to developing news programming for its viewers.

“Noticias Telemundo, Mediodía” will launch January 22 at 12:30 p.m. Audiences will be able to livestream “Noticias Telemundo, Mediodia” on NoticiasTelemundo.com, the…

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Added by HispanicPro on January 8, 2018 at 1:23pm — No Comments

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