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Hispanics only represent 4% of executive positions in the country. The fastest-growing population in America should be a community that is considered strongly by corporations and beyond when shaping future economic and skill reform policies. A new study conducted by IBM’s Institute for Business Value (IBV) looked into how Hispanics living in the U.S. feel and found those surveyed think that lack of professional advancement...
A career break could run for a year or a decade. Especially as the workforce reimagines itself as a result of the pandemic. The reasons you went for the career break are irrelevant. Regardless of your circumstance, you will face the daunting task of reentering the work environment. How do you deal with a return to work after a career gap to make the reentry seamless? Here are a few tips to consider.  READ MORE AT 'LLERO
In business and in life, companies and individuals strive to be unique and create a differentiator between themselves and others. The truest way to execute this is to build the right, long-lasting relationships. This leads to a few questions.   Are you invested in the right relationships? And I mean really invested? READ MORE AT FASTCOMPANY
In today's world, the networking strategy is essential for your professional development. It is about creating a network of contacts with people who have interests similar to yours, in order to learn, exchange, and discover job and business opportunities that can enhance their work profile.  Networking is built progressively, and you can do it through social networks, especially those aimed at the professional market, such as...
Change is scary in any facet of your life. If you’re embarking on a job search, it can feel daunting, stressful, and downright overwhelming. But, before you start firing off your resume, it’s important to stay organized, track your progress, and focus on creating a positive mindset. Below are simple things you can do to set proper parameters that will keep your equilibrium for an upcoming job search.  READ MORE AT ABOVE THE...
Even workers with many years of experience can find job interviews daunting. Without a doubt, they are the most difficult hurdle to overcome on the way to securing the ideal career, but with preparation comes confidence. Interviews can go wrong if you aren’t fully prepared. Follow these simple steps to make a good first impression. READ MORE AT SILICONREPUBLIC
Networking has now become an indispensable part of our life as it allows socialization, exchange of information and ideas, and other activities either for work or personal reasons. Regardless of your current work status, freelancer, part-time or full-time employee, or still a student, increasing and diversifying your network can smooth the way for your success. Here are a few tips you can consider to improve your networking skills.
Expanding your network is a critical part of career development. It’s essential to meet prospective partners and clients, improve your skillset, and stay updated with the latest trends in your industry. So with this in mind, what can you do to keep connecting with others virtually? Here are 4 ways to network during remote work. READ MORE AT THE ENTERPRISERS PROJECT
No matter your personality, you need people in your professional life—for advice, information, opportunities, and more. The best way to find people who will help you is to help them and build relationships early. For extroverts, this may come naturally, but for introverts, it can be a little more difficult. READ MORE AT C&EN
There are about 465,000 open positions in cybersecurity nationwide as of May 2021, according to Cyber Seek — a tech job-tracking database from the U.S. Commerce Department — and the trade group CompTIA.  "You don't have to be a graduate of MIT to work in cybersecurity," said Tim Herbert, executive vice president for research at CompTIA. "It just requires someone who has the proper training, proper certification...
After scouring the depths of the internet for months, you have finally figured out where your interests lie: digital marketing.  In the past decade, digital marketing has grown beyond a few clicks and weekend sessions. It is a bonafide field of its own, and if you want to succeed in digital marketing, here are a few places you can start. READ MORE AT ENTREPRENEUR
As we enter Year Two of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are at a critical juncture as a country. Yes, the unemployment rate is falling in 2021—but in part because of people leaving the labor force. Millions more have been displaced, lost work, or are underemployed due to the continuing effects of COVID-19. READ MORE AT NEXTGOV