HispanicPro's Blog – July 2017 Archive (28)

5 simple steps to find the best job for your personality

You’re unusually lucky if you know exactly what you want to do in life — or feel like your current job is perfect for you. Most people need a little guidance to hit their sweet spot, whether the question is how to translate a new degree into a great position, how to quit a job and start over; how to change roles or get promoted; or whether…


Added by HispanicPro on July 31, 2017 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Five keys for making a career change

While going through school and anticipating your future, you may have had a notion of a career that went a little something like this: (1) pick a field to work in and (2) continue to work your way up in that field until you’re ready to retire. Maybe you watched your parents and grandparents follow this path or read about it in career advice books written by the authors…


Added by HispanicPro on July 31, 2017 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Hispanic Millennials’ buying power

Millennials. Currently, this group makes up the largest generation living in the United States. With approximately 79.8 million millennials, as reported by Pew Research Center, obtaining, maintaining and retaining consumers from this particular consumer segment is the golden ticket for retailers.

Nielson research confirms that multicultural millennials make up…


Added by HispanicPro on July 31, 2017 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Hispanic Millennials the new now of retail

Every cloud has a silver lining. And when it comes to the current status of the retail industry, which ranges from "bleak to promising, according to Business.com, that silver lining consists of Hispanic millennials. In fact, regardless of the state of retail at large, Hispanic millennials — especially Latinas — are the new now of retail, and their impact on your bottom…


Added by HispanicPro on July 27, 2017 at 7:40am — No Comments

Latinas more likely to die at the hands of jealous lovers

Latinas with abusive, jealous novios, ex-novios (boyfriends) or husbands be warned — you have a higher than likely chance of dying at the hands of that guy who says he loves you with his fists or verbal punches.

So reports a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The CDC found that homicide is the leading cause of…


Added by HispanicPro on July 27, 2017 at 7:40am — No Comments

3 networking no-nos that can wreck your reputation

Networking is all about people, building relationships, sharing relationships and being able to get more done in a shorter amount of time with people you trust.

Everyone wants to learn how to build more relationships and expand their network. But what about the things you can do to ruin a relationship and its chances of being fruitful without even knowing…


Added by HispanicPro on July 27, 2017 at 7:28am — No Comments

Five tips on how to leave your job on good terms

No matter what level job an employee works in, there often comes a time when he or she wants to seek out a new challenge, or expand on their area of expertise, and begins considering new employment opportunities.

"I firmly believe there is never a bad time to explore new job opportunities," said Cheryl Hyatt, CEO and partner of Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search. "I…


Added by HispanicPro on July 24, 2017 at 9:10am — No Comments

Follow this Instagram account featuring globe-trotting Latinas

There’s nothing like an Instagram photo of someone's beautiful vacation to make you feel like you’ve been bitten by the travel bug. The account @travel_latina is full of these kinds of pics and with a couple scrolls through their feed, there’s no doubt you’ll get major wanderlust.

According to the account’s bio, expect to see “Womxn of the Latin American &…


Added by HispanicPro on July 24, 2017 at 9:02am — No Comments

Why U.S. Hispanics should be a top target for Hoteliers

Annual hotel openings have nearly tripled over the past five years, according to a recent forecast by Statista. Just who’s expected to fill all these new rooms moving forward? Rather than think in age demographics (baby boomers vs. Millennials), it’s time for the hospitality industry to recognize a powerful yet largely untapped target audience: U.S.…


Added by HispanicPro on July 24, 2017 at 1:31am — No Comments

College of Business poll shows Hispanics optimistic for economic future

Many Hispanic people in the U.S. have been financially stable as of late and believe the economy is headed in the right direction, but that doesn’t mean they’re on President Trump’s side just yet.

The majority of Hispanics (78 percent) around the country expect to be better off financially in the next year and more than half (51 percent) believe the economy will…


Added by HispanicPro on July 20, 2017 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Target CEO warns that Hispanics may be shopping less

Target Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell is sounding alarm bells over the state of Hispanic shoppers in the U.S. -- a key growth demographic for many retailers and consumer brands.

“The Hispanic consumer in the U.S. is shopping much less,” Cornell said at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech event Tuesday in Aspen, Colorado. “They are staying home. They are…


Added by HispanicPro on July 20, 2017 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Read biographies of feature guests for the 2017 STEM Networking Forum July 25

Read biographies of feature guests for the STEM Networking Forum "Building a Diversity Wave in STEM" being held Tuesday, July 25 at 1871 Chicago.

Delia Gutierrez McLaughlin, President, CODA Technology Consulting



Added by HispanicPro on July 19, 2017 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Latinas to watch inside the White House

Party politics aside, the accomplishments of women, especially minorities, ought to be elevated and celebrated.

It is a widely known fact that women face unique challenges gaining access to career opportunities and positions of leadership. There are gaps, and they are real for women across diverse fields in both public and private sectors.

For example,…


Added by HispanicPro on July 18, 2017 at 9:22am — No Comments

There is a shortage of Latinas in Tech

The sea of young girls in pink shirts rippled as the grown-ups filed into a Miami corporate boardroom. One girl leaned over to her friend.

“She looks fancy. I like her sweater,” she whispered.

“I like her job,” her friend replied.

Facing off with the elementary school girls were employees from four departments at CareCloud, a healthcare-technology…


Added by HispanicPro on July 17, 2017 at 9:10am — No Comments

Career advice for single parents

Single parents face lots of challenges as they juggle all their responsibilities. They need to shop for, cook for, feed, dress, and transport their kids -- all while holding down a job. They need to spend time raising their children -- giving them experiences and lessons and inspiration -- while tending to their own careers.

Here, then, is some advice for single…


Added by HispanicPro on July 17, 2017 at 1:39am — No Comments

Number of STEM degrees earned by women and minorities increases

Katie Sotelo showed an instinct for science that teachers in her junior high school embraced.

The teachers, one a woman of Vietnamese descent and another a Mexican-American, helped affirm that Sotelo had what it took to go into science.

Now Sotelo, of Goodyear, Arizona, is a Creighton University junior working in a cancer research lab with a goal to…


Added by HispanicPro on July 17, 2017 at 1:19am — No Comments

Seven Tips for work-life balance

Work-life balance is like a unicorn: no one knows whether it really exists, but vague hope persists. Balance is particularly difficult for entrepreneurs because we wear so many hats. More often than not, work-life balance is like a seesaw, with life on one end and work at the other. One side is always either up or down, and time spent in the middle is fleeting. The…


Added by HispanicPro on July 13, 2017 at 1:04pm — No Comments

National Council of La Raza changes name to UnidosUS

The National Council of La Raza, the largest Latino advocacy organization, is changing its name to UnidosUS.

The change was announced by NCLR during its annual conference in Arizona, where it traces its roots. NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía was expected to officially announce the change in a speech Monday night.

"We've been working really hard on…


Added by HispanicPro on July 13, 2017 at 11:19am — No Comments

New venture capital fund gives Latino Entrepreneurs great opportunities

Despite the political climate in the United States and all of its talk about building walls, many leaders are taking initiative to build bridges. LEAP Global Partners (LEAP) is one such leader. They have launched an early stage venture capital fund called LEAP Partners I.

LEAP’s mission is simple and powerful. It wants to develop, connect and invest in talented…


Added by HispanicPro on July 13, 2017 at 10:35am — No Comments

The next big thing in Hispanic education

Historically, when have leaders been needed? According to Ronald A Heifetz, in his book Leadership Without Easy Answers, “Leadership is oriented by the task of doing adaptive work.” That is to say, leaders are needed when traditional solutions to problems produce less than palatable results. Leaders inspire others to offer creative solutions to new challenges or to…


Added by HispanicPro on July 10, 2017 at 12:20pm — No Comments

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