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Attracting and retaining a diverse workforce requires specific skills and culturally competent strategies. Do you have all the tools and techniques you need to successfully recruit, retain and promote minority employees?
With the help of LatPro's panel of experts, you’ll learn how to maximize the effectiveness of your Hispanic hiring, management and outreach efforts as you build an inclusive work environment that values diverse perspectives and talents.
Submitted by Graciela Kenig on Wed, 11/19/2008 - 4:29pm.
Companies that fully utilize their employee affinity groups will emerge with a competitive advantage after the current economic downturn. Also known as resource groups or ERGs, such entities have become valuable assets in the face of rapidly shrinking but also increasingly multicultural markets.
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Submitted by Juan Guillermo Tornoe on Fri, 01/18/2008 - 12:26pm.
All Latinos are not the same. Because the Latino community is so diverse, there are many cultural characteristics that should be considered to gain a better understanding of this market. Only then will you be able to identify the groups within the Hispanic market that you should target and effectively tailor a message that resonates with them.
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In most corporations and companies, work and tasks are organized first by function and then by position. Unfortunately, many organizations don’t take the appropriate time or resources to review and readjust this organizational structure, and this can impact your salary.
Submitted by LatPro on Tue, 09/30/2008 - 1:30pm.
Sodexo is the leading provider of food and facilities management in the US and Canada. Sodexo offers innovative outsourcing solutions in food service, housekeeping, grounds keeping, plant operations and maintenance, asset and materials management, and laundry services to more than 6,000 clients. These clients include corporations, health care, long term care and retirement centers, schools, college campuses, military and remote sites in North America. With employees in 85 countries world-wide, Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Rohini Anand tells LatPro what makes the Sodexo workplace an environment of diversity and inclusion.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced its plans to impose a significant increase in the fee to file the application for U.S. citizenship (Form N-400) to take effect on July 30, 2007. Currently, the fee is $400, but it will increase to $675, an increase of 69%.