Hispanic Professional Network
The world that your parents grew up in is no more. Gone are the days of graduating from college and working one job for 40 years until you can collect your pension.
Things don’t work like that anymore. In 2016, the modern job world is fast-paced and rapidly changing. Potential employers care more about efficiency and skill than the years of experience under your…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 28, 2016 at 10:55am — No Comments
Hispanic millennials are turning their backs on Spanglish, a slang that mixes English-language norms into Spanish and instead opting for proper American English. “The typical trend is that the first generation prefers to speak Spanish, the second generation is bilingual, and the third generation is generally monolingual,” Jody Agius Vallejo, an associate professor of…Continue
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We all know about glass ceilings as the deceiving transparency of moving into the upper ranks of a corporation by members of under-represented groups. We don’t often think of that barrier as a detriment to an enterprise’s long-term success and value. We tend to think of it as a matter of fairness and equity towards those who have struggled to gain access and develop…Continue
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Often business professionals fear risking their relationships or looking bad when referring someone they don’t know or have never done business with.
In some cases, they don’t already know and trust the source they are referring.
While fear of risk is the most common reason for networking and connection fatigue, today we will address strategies to…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 25, 2016 at 9:38am — No Comments
The beauty industry rakes in some USD 460 billion globally per year and over USD 48 billion in the U.S. annually and now at least five Latinas are seeking their slice of the humongous pie. Here are five with beauty and make-up lines:
1: Alexandra Wilkis Wilson
With over 15 years of international experience in luxury goods, retail and…
Added by HispanicPro on July 25, 2016 at 9:27am — No Comments
And if you’re trying to reach Hispanics in the same places that you reach other segments of the population, well, it’s not going to work.
It turns out Hispanics’ use media very differently than the general population, according to the latest comparable metrics report from…Continue
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Read biographies of feature guests for the 2016 Latina Trailblazers Networking Forum being held next Thursday, July 28 at CUVEE Chicago.
Trina Fresco, Vice President, U. S. Community Alliances, Events & Engagement, NielsenContinue
Added by HispanicPro on July 21, 2016 at 10:28am — No Comments
If you applied for a promotion and got turned down, you're probably feeling pretty rejected. Being passed over for a job never feels great, but it can be a particularly bitter pill when you're turned down by people who you see every day and who know your work well. But a "no" or a "not this time" doesn't need to be the end of your aspirations. Here are five things you can do…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 19, 2016 at 6:54am — No Comments
When it comes to top earners in the entertainment field, at least six Latinas are holding more than their own. Here they are in order of highest earners:
1: Gloria Estefan
This Cuban-born singer turned singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman is worth a whopping USD 500 million and sits on the top of the…
Added by HispanicPro on July 19, 2016 at 6:39am — No Comments
"Latinas living in poverty after retirement are a symptom of a larger problem, that of unfair wages and unfair labor practices that keep women of color over-represented in low-income…Continue
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Things don’t work like that anymore.
In 2016, the modern job world is fast-paced and rapidly changing. Potential employers care more about efficiency and skill than the years of experience under your…Continue
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Nearly 80 percent of Hispanics consider global warming to be a somewhat serious or very serious problem, up almost 7 percent from a year ago, the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative poll…Continue
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Since 2007 the fastest growth in small business ownership has been among ethnic minorities, specifically women from ethnic minorities. The number of businesses owned by white women has increased by just over 10%, but for Hispanic…Continue
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Considering that 90 percent of millennials do not expect to stay at any particular job for more than three years, they are creating quite a head-scratching situation for human resource professionals and those who work in recruiting. To attract the best and brightest of this group—and to prevent turnover as much as possible—it helps to have a better understanding of this wave…Continue
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I credit my passion for community building to how I grew up. I’ve been able to take the soft skills that my Ecuadorian family taught me — being welcoming to all, valuing empathy, embracing personal stories — and turn them into my own competitive advantage when it comes to producing content online for the various communities I manage.
My approach to online…Continue
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Americans have been feeling pessimistic toward the U.S. economy thanks in part to a decrease in median household income since President Obama took office. In the first quarter of this year, the economy grew at just 0.5% annualized pace.
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President Javier Palomarez said on the FOX Business Network’s Cavuto: Coast-to-Coast despite the…Continue
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Intel, SAP, Lyft, Spotify and VMware are just some of the 30 Silicon Valley based companies that have signed a "Tech Inclusion Pledge" as a promise that they will promote diversity in their workplaces going forward.
Two years ago, the civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson pointed out the lack of diversity in the tech companies operating out of Silicon Valley. He went…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 8, 2016 at 12:38pm — No Comments
We all know networking is one of the essential ways to getting almost anywhere in life. Networking just involves talking to people (the right people) and getting your name out there. Ideally, getting people talking about you.
There are typically two types of people out there: the introverts and the extroverts. Introverts, being more self-secluded and more of observers,…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on July 8, 2016 at 12:09pm — No Comments
As the U.S. Hispanic population continues to grow in size and influence, Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, and Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, have released the 5th Edition of The Why? Behind The Buy™ U.S. Hispanic Shopper Study. This new research…Continue
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My father had two jobs in college, was in a band (saxophone) that played the weekends and was studying to keep a high GPA. My grandfather, an army veteran, started working when he was 10. They each always worked, respected their duty and always looked for more to do when they got home.
In the community, there is a level of gratitude for work…Continue
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