HispanicPro's Blog – February 2020 Archive (23)

9 handy tips to help you get a promotion at work

Whether you’ve been in employment for years, or are a newbie that’s already destined for more responsibility, getting promoted at work is something most people strive for. This feeling of accomplishment is something that boosts confidence and helps people to work harder and smarter to prove their value.…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 27, 2020 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Five tips for Networking with anyone

We all dread it: that panicky, palm-sweating moment of walking into a noisy, crowded networking event—and realizing everybody there is a total stranger. Thankfully, there is a better solution than standing quietly against the back wall for the whole evening.…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 27, 2020 at 3:39pm — No Comments

3 unexpected ways to revive your job search

Many people started 2020 with just one goal in mind: new year, new job. But like all worthy and difficult life changes, staying committed to the process is the hardest part.

In fact, according to U.S. News and World Report, over 80% of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions by mid-February. This means that lots of job seekers have already…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 23, 2020 at 11:48pm — No Comments

CNN producer debuts novel centered around empowering young Latinas

While working full time as a CNN special projects producer, Mayra Cuevas persevered in writing a young adult novel with a Latina as the protagonist. She hopes the story will spread a message of empowerment to young girls.

Cuevas was born and raised in Puerto Rico and now lives in Norcross. She said some of her upbringing as a Latina, as well as…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 23, 2020 at 11:21pm — No Comments

Hispanic homeownership increases for 5th consecutive year

The homeownership rate among Hispanics increased for the fifth consecutive year in 2019 as Hispanics continue to be the primary driver of growth in the nation’s housing market, according to recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau and an upcoming report from the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP).

Key…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 23, 2020 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Tech industry must be united to improve diversity

As the tech industry continues to struggle to improve diversity, Dell diversity and inclusion head Brian Reaves argued that companies must work together with a shared goal of improving representation of women and people of color.

Reaves made the case for collaboration in an interview with Business Insider during the World Economic Forum in…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 21, 2020 at 10:36am — No Comments

7 Latina creatives who can help you level up your Life

Latinx people show their creativity in a variety of different ways. From film-making to career coaching, connecting with a fellow Latina to help you level up your life is always a good idea.

We pulled together a quick list of Latina creatives who are paving their own way and want to help you do the same through coaching, education, and creating…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 20, 2020 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Latino-owned businesses growing faster than others in U.S.

Several hundred Latino entrepreneurs and business leaders from around the country gathered at Stanford University to get a briefing on the health and well-being of Latino-owned businesses.

The good news: The share of such companies in the broader U.S. economy is growing significantly. Over the past 10 years, the number of Latino business owners…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 20, 2020 at 7:40am — No Comments

How to make the most of a Networking event in just minutes

Networking events can bring so many benefits to your professional and personal life. But they won't really be beneficial if you attend them but chose to stand on the corner while pretending to be busy on your phone.…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 18, 2020 at 1:55am — No Comments

3 things you need to know about a February job search

There’s no bad time to look for a job, but there are seasonal trends that can work in your favor or slow your progress.

Despite robust hiring and low unemployment numbers in the U.S., job seekers still need to prepare for the unique challenges and opportunities each month presents.

If you’re planning to launch or continue a job search in…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 18, 2020 at 1:43am — No Comments

Let's disrupt the American Dream — to save it

We’re in a period of vast disruption and transformation, and every business is being impacted. In this context, our dreams must adapt and evolve too. We must disrupt the broken American Dream. That starts with focusing our legislative, educational, and investment efforts on creating an atmosphere where the true cornerstone of the American Dream can…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 18, 2020 at 1:26am — No Comments

3 tips to find a job you’ll love

Finding a job that you love is the goal of many, but few people are taught how to actually achieve it.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, American workers average eleven jobs over the course of a lifetime, with this number projected to rise throughout the careers of Millennials and Gen-Zs. That’s at least eleven (if not more) chances…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 13, 2020 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Real estate networking tips to keep close in 2020

For some people, networking with other real estate agents is fun and exciting. For others, it’s absolutely terrifying. But while real estate networking may seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be! When you go into a real estate event with a solid strategy, you’ll plant some seeds and start to build relationships with talented agents across…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 13, 2020 at 11:59am — No Comments

2020's most & least ethnically diverse cities

With immigration reform remaining one of the most prominent political issues and the Supreme Court allowing the Trump administration's public charge rule to take effect, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020's Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Cities.

To identify the most ethnically diverse places in…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 12, 2020 at 11:16pm — No Comments

White Latina author's novel unleashes fierce debate and criticism

A new novel about a woman and her young son's harrowing trek across the U.S.-Mexico border, an Oprah Book Club pick, has drawn praise from several literary figures, but it has also stirred fierce debate after being slammed as stereotypical and racist.

What's more, the hype around Jeanine Cummins’ “American Dirt” has unleashed a firestorm on…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 9, 2020 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Diversity and inclusion best practices to follow

Workplace diversity and inclusion is one of HR’s main challenges and top priorities. For instance, a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that 57% of recruiters have talent acquisition strategies that are designed to attract diverse candidates.

However, D&I is not only about recruitment. To be able to build a…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 9, 2020 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Make the most out of your in-person conference

Networking is an essential part of business. While it takes a whole lot of vision, goals, passion, and determination to get you where you want to go, it also takes a good amount of connecting and building professional relationships.

Networking can help you develop important connections, find supporters or partners for business, land new…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 9, 2020 at 7:38pm — No Comments

How Latino entrepreneurs can boost the U.S. economy

Latinos are launching businesses at an unprecedented pace, but barriers — some long-standing, some brand new — keep them from reaching their potential.

The number of Latino business owners has surged by 34 percent over the past decade, outpacing that of any other ethnic group. Yet despite that entrepreneurial vigor, Latino business owners face…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 6, 2020 at 3:16pm — No Comments

“Make yourself indispensable” is terrible career advice

There’s a common piece of career advice that will stall your career if you’re not careful. It often comes from a well-meaning person—a friend, family member, or close mentor who wants the best for your career:

In order to secure your job and position yourself for bigger, better roles, you need to “make yourself indispensable.”

In…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 6, 2020 at 7:53am — No Comments

You could be negotiating your salary all wrong

When it comes to negotiating your salary, conventional wisdom suggests you should “go hard or go home.”

But new research could turn those assumptions on their head and cause you to rethink how you approach your next pay raise.…

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Added by HispanicPro on February 6, 2020 at 7:32am — No Comments

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