Community Outreach & Diversity
by Local JobNetwork™ - May, 2012
Welcome to a powerful network that connects employers with more than 15,000 organizations across the nation to provide employment assistance to constituents in their communities. We value our partnerships with construction/skilled trades, diversity organizations, general business, historically black colleges and unive...
Resumes for Hispanics
by Claudine Vainrub - Aug, 2009
How to create a resume if you are Hispanic If you are Hispanic and looking for a job, you might be at an advantage and not know it. Just yesterday, my colleague and friend Murray Mann, an expert in diversity recruiting, shared some interesting statistics with me: • Despite 57 million jobs lost in past 16 months, there have been more than 4.3 million new hires/month in 2009 • A SHRM Survey conducted shows 18% of responde...
Seek Employers That Understand Diversity as an Asset
by Claudine Vainrub - Nov, 2008
Coming from Venezuela, a country where only a very small percentage of workers are non-immigrants, and little diversity discrimination is felt, we perceive drastic differences between the views of diversity and minorities in the U.S. and other countries in the world. Reality is that the business world is every day more global. Minorities are rapidly growing, especially Hispanics, and so is our buying power. Quoting the Univ...
Ready, Get Set, MOVE
by Claudine Vainrub - Apr, 2007
Moving to a new country or city can be a daunting experience. With big changes in culture, lifestyle, support system, personal economics, among other things, we undertake a venture that will surely shake our ground, making us very vulnerable. There are some things we can do to make a smoother transition. Here is a list of six to maximize success in your move: 1. Accept the new culture The first and most crucial thou...
Eyes on the Prize
by Yvonne LaRose - Feb, 2007
Within the last month, Los Angeles has focused on no less than three race-based violence cases that involved minority youth as the perpetrators. As we approached the midpoint of February 2007, the City staged an unprecedented three-day international summit that included City legislators and law enforcement officials studying, discussing, and formulating plans on how to address the issue of gangs that encourage youth to drop ou...
Appreciating the Landscape - Latin American Barrios
by Yvonne LaRose - Nov, 2006
Was it yesterday or was it today? Probably the former. It was the day that I arrived at the Alvarado and Wilshire bus stop, peered across the street at the congested store front of the 99 Cents Store and determined that I should stop being angry about the nearly impossible to navigate thoroughfare and appreciate the cultural aspect of it. Wilshire and Alvarado is one example of this style of living and commerce, of doing bu...
Job Security Gets a Little Stronger
by Dave Murphy - Nov, 2004
A survey released this month says that Americans have gotten more confident about the job market than they have been in at least two years — but that doesn’t exactly mean that people are dancing in the streets. In the random sampling of 1,017 full-time workers nationwide conducted by Right Management Consultants, three-quarters of people responding say they believe that there is little or no chance they will lose their jobs...
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