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Submitted by Graciela Kenig on Mon, 07/28/2008 - 11:00pm.
Hiring companies spend much time and effort — not to mention money — on recruiting Latino employees, but many Hispanic hires leave before organizations can fully benefit from their talents. Expert Graciela Kenig tells employers what they can do to reduce turnover and help Hispanic employees thrive.
Some consider critical thinking to be essential only during emergency situations, but that is not the case. Good leaders use this skill daily. Learn why critical thinking so important in today's workplace and how you can improve your abilities in this area.
Submitted by Upwardly Global on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 10:46am.
The non-profit organization Upwardly Global was created to give underemployed immigrants the tools and skills necessary to rebuild a career in their chosen field. Some of the most important job search skills for immigrant professionals to master are: how to market yourself to employers, how to present yourself in U.S. interviews, and how to network effectively within American cultural norms.
Submitted by Graciela Kenig on Tue, 06/17/2008 - 9:01am.
Organizations wishing to attract Latinos and other diverse professionals for top-level management positions often find themselves competing for the same candidates — most of whom are already employed elsewhere. While such candidates are always are worth pursuing, it is also important to identify the talent that already exists within your organization. Here are some ideas for developing the leadership potential in your Latino employees.
Submitted by editor on Mon, 06/16/2008 - 11:00pm.
OSRAM SYLVANIA has been designing and manufacturing innovative lighting products for over 100 years. Throughout its rich history, the company has adapted to changing times, markets and customers, and this is also reflected in their recruiting practices. Maureen Crawford, manager of talent acquisition, sheds new light on how OSRAM SYLVANIA’s diversity initiatives make the company a more innovative and inclusive place to work.
Submitted by Mike Kublin on Wed, 05/28/2008 - 1:39am.
Sometimes it's not easy to admit our areas of weakness, and harder yet to document and track our progress. These 10 tips provide a simple way to conduct a self assessment and identify areas that may require work if you want to become a stronger leader.
Submitted by Mike Kublin on Mon, 05/12/2008 - 11:04am.
Giving and receiving feedback on job performance is an important part of your professional development. Learn how to navigate the feedback process without offending coworkers or becoming defensive if negative feedback comes your way.
Submitted by LatPro on Thu, 05/08/2008 - 11:02pm.
Newell Rubbermaid, an international marketer of consumer and commercial products, employs a global workforce of approximately 30,000. Leading the Fortune 500 company’s worldwide recruiting efforts is Mike Rickheim, Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition. Mr. Rickheim shares his inside perspective on diversity recruiting at Newell Rubbermaid and its future goals for Hispanic talent acquisition.
The ten industries with the largest projected wage and salary employment growth from 2006 to 2016 are led by consulting services, employment services and healthcare.
One important strategy to avoid becoming a victim of corporate layoffs is to communicate your value to management using metrics. While many employees are uneasy about metrics, believing that numbers-based reporting can’t possibly reflect their varied and unique contributions to a company, being able to clearly define and communicate your value through metrics is crucial to career advancement.
Negotiating Your Salary: How To Make $1,000 A Minute
Don’t be fooled by the size of this relatively slim volume. Jack Chapman, an expert negotiator, shares straightforward advice and easy techniques that will help you handle money conversations with confidence. Whether you are negotiating compensation...