As increasingly more social media platforms become popular, job seekers continue to expand their online footprints, creating and building multiple profiles. Now, the overwhelming majority of job recruiters are turning to the internet as a means of ensuring that potential job candidates are a good fit for their companies, according to a new survey released by global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Continue reading What’s The Newest Hiring Tool?
The growth of the Latino population in the United States will have a lasting cultural and intellectual impact beyond the arts, food and celebrations. More and more, it’s Latina teachers who our shaping our classrooms and our children’s education, argues Glenda Flores, a sociologist in the Department of Chicano/Latino Studies at UC Irvine. Continue reading More Latinas are becoming teachers and reshaping our nation’s classrooms
Jennifer Ramos thought she had her life figured out after graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in public policy. But then, her father lost his job, and she was thrust into the role of breadwinner for her family. To ensure her family’s well-being, she launched Jen Contracting Group, LLC – a construction business that placed her in a male-dominated industry. Currently, she’s on pace to bring in $1 million in revenue from her construction firm in 2018. Continue reading This Salvadoran-American Woman’s Construction Company Is On Pace to Make Its First Million in Profit
“Why doesn’t the company call me back?” or “I feel like I have no power; all I can do is wait for an answer,” or “Can’t I do anything to make the employer say yes?” These are common complaints from individuals who express frustration following a job interview. Continue reading 10 Post-Interview Follow-Up Questions
By Kenton Clarke
Founder & Social Entrepreneur | Omnikal
A Unified Sound Develops a Lasting Memory
The topic on many corporate minds today and conversations inside corporate teams is one of brand reputation and brand rescue. The most recent examples of message confusion, message delusion and brand salvage have been seen in the form of national ad campaigns, employee communication and corporate leaders’ far-reaching statements. Diversity and Inclusion. These two words are the running theme for the examples mentioned. Continue reading One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation
By Mackenna Cummings
Actress and singer Selena Gomez got her start at the age of nine on Barney and Friends and quickly rose as a Disney Channel star with the television show Wizards of Waverly Place, where she played a Latina-Italian middle daughter on the longest-running Disney channel show. But the young performer has moved far beyond her early days as a teen celebrity, and she’s using her rising status to bring awareness to issues she is passionate about.
Continue reading Selena Gomez: Innovating Social Media
University of Texas at El Paso offers fully online degree
The Chicano Studies Program at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has recently launched a new online bachelor of arts in Chicano Studies option, enabling students across the United States and around the globe to have access to one of the oldest and most respected Chicano Studies programs in the nation.
Continue reading Get your online degree in Chicano studies
We may be living in a global economy, but the fact remains: There are some subtle—and some not-so-subtle—differences between the way employment interviews are conducted in the United States and in Latin America. Continue reading 10 Tips for Hispanic Professionals When Preparing for Job Interviews
With the recent conclusion of another annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, here are business data that show gains in America’s Hispanic-owned businesses. The following data is based on statistics as of December 2016. Continue reading Hispanic-Owned Businesses on the Rise
Diego Garza Rodriguez grew up on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico, off the grid with a mixture of rural and urban amenities. Paved roads, no. Electricity, yes. City water, no. Wi-Fi, yes. Continue reading Monterrey to Microsoft