Hispanic Professional Network
Following the record-breaking midterm turnout of 2018, Latinas are expected to play a decisive role in the upcoming elections.
According to Pew Research, 55%of women who were eligible to vote cast ballots in the 2018 midterms in November, compared to 51% of men.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 29, 2020 at 1:07am — No Comments
Have you ever wanted to start a side hustle, but didn't? If you find yourself feeling like you couldn’t possibly start a profitable side hustle in your current situation … you may be right. But not for the reason you think.
Your mindset is the most important predictor of your future success. If you’re convinced you won’t be able to start…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 29, 2020 at 12:56am — No Comments
Good entrepreneurs thrive amid uncertainty, and economic downturns are no exception. Some of the world’s most disruptive brands were founded during the GFC of 2009, including Uber, Airbnb, Dropbox and Slack. The current COVID-19 crisis presents another unique opportunity to create new innovations, creatively solve problems and fix issues.
Added by HispanicPro on June 29, 2020 at 12:37am — No Comments
If you have been thinking about starting your own business to run from home, you might not have guessed that a worldwide pandemic was the push that you needed to get started. But if you are currently furloughed because of the Covid-19 crisis and have a lot more time on your hands than usual, it could be the perfect opportunity to turn your business…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 25, 2020 at 2:09am — No Comments
The words you use to describe your experience and interests during a job search can open doors and close them within minutes.
Just think about this – you have a little over 7 seconds for your resume to grab attention from recruiters, the amount of time used to make a quick decision when reviewing your resume.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 25, 2020 at 1:47am — No Comments
As the youngest-ever female trader at the New York Stock Exchange, Lauren Simmons knows all about the importance of diversity and inclusion in finance.
When looking at the financial services field today, data shows that women and men make up equal parts of the entry-level workforce. But, as you move higher up the ranks, large gaps exists with…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 25, 2020 at 1:26am — No Comments
This year alone, major tech conferences like the Mobile World Congress, Facebook and Google developer meetings, the Code conference and the National Association of Broadcasters meetings were either postponed or canceled. Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, which normally meets in the first week of June, shifted to a digital-only format and will be…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 22, 2020 at 12:42am — No Comments
While it’s normal to feel discouraged about your chances of employment at this time, there are steps you can take to boost your chances of landing a job — specifically, Lean on your network
Networking has always been an invaluable part of the job search process, and that’s especially true in today’s competitive climate. According to career…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 22, 2020 at 12:31am — No Comments
84% of recruiters are in the process of adapting their hiring processes to facilitate remote exchanges. Of these, 58% are now using social media networks like LinkedIn, Facebook and even Instagram to connect with potential hires.
A growing army of recruiters are also turning to videoconferencing to screen and interview candidates, as well as AI…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 22, 2020 at 12:03am — No Comments
Since April reports from the U.S. Bureau of Labor show Latinos have a jobless rate of 18.9 percent.
Local agencies say the majority of those without work is part of industries where Hispanics are heavily represented.
“Most of the jobs significantly impacted by the virus are the world of retail, dining, and hotels,"…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 18, 2020 at 12:44am — No Comments
The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on the education plans of people of color, with half of Latinos and about 40 percent of black and Asian Americans canceling or otherwise changing their plans.
That's the top-line finding from the latest Public Viewpoint survey from the Strada Education Network. Over all, 35 percent of Americans…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 18, 2020 at 12:32am — No Comments
If you’re one of the almost 40 million Americans who has lost a job in the months since the COVID-19 pandemic became a national crisis, you may now be facing a postmodern job search — one where you have to figure out how to virtually replicate a confident handshake during your remote interview.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 18, 2020 at 12:06am — No Comments
Whether you’re a recent graduate looking for your first job out of college, or a current student hoping to…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 15, 2020 at 10:28am — No Comments
From understanding grants to communicating with employees, it can be beneficial to have someone like-minded to bounce ideas off.
Here are a few ways you can embrace the new normal of virtual networking and expand your professional network without leaving home.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 15, 2020 at 10:21am — No Comments
Unemployment rates for women of color exceed that of white women. Hispanic women had the highest rate of unemployment (20.2 percent) from mid-March to mid-April, an increase of more than 300 percent since February.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 14, 2020 at 7:11pm — No Comments
If you cannot learn to make money while you sleep, you will work for the rest of your life. The problem is that during the crisis a lot of people are out of work. You do not want your job to be your only source of income.…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 14, 2020 at 11:22am — No Comments
Pilsen-based nonprofit, Economic Strategies Development Corporation (ESDC) known for small business development, continues to partner with companies and community organizations to distribute prepackaged fresh produce and non-perishable goods to hundreds of families in Chicago and other neighborhoods through its Emergency Free Food Distribution Drive program.
With a disproportionate…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 12, 2020 at 1:58pm — No Comments
A record 32 million people who identify as Latino will be eligible to vote in the 2020 presidential election in November, according to the Pew Research Center. That’s just over 13% of the US electorate — surpassing eligible black voters for the first time and making Latinos the nation’s largest voter group after whites.
Latinos’ massive growth…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 12, 2020 at 12:00am — No Comments
There’s no way around it: The job market is undeniably bleak right now. Despite the grim circumstances, many of the tried-and-true job search methods are still useful. Begin the process of finding a new job with these six tips. …Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 11, 2020 at 11:05pm — No Comments
Many essential workers have had no choice but to continue working despite new rules and settings during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Those who normally work in office settings, however, have been wondering when and how they'll be able to go back to work since March — and what kinds of new safety guidelines they may be subject to when they…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on June 7, 2020 at 7:10pm — No Comments