|Tuesday, December 18, 2007 • Volume 4, Issue #262||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
At the new Dallas Cowboys stadium, the roof steel is provided by a Hispanic firm, the electrical wiring is from a business owned by women, and the fire-protection systems are provided by an African-American company. These contracts are part of the team's promise to Arlington leaders to hire local minority business owners.
Internal networking groups give Hispanic women the connections they need to build successful careers. IBM also has a Hispanic network of women throughout its organization, including South Florida, aimed at helping Latinas achieve their career goals.
Both minority and majority professionals know that finding the right mentor can be critical to a career. Mentors can help people learn the ropes, point out the traps, and groom them for challenging assignments. Everyone needs a mentor, but mentors often play a more important role in a minority professional's career. Why?
HAVE YOU BEEN reading the latest polls on the 2008 presidential contest? Are you confused? That's understandable.
Cuban-American political leaders in Florida are dividing their support among the candidates in the Republican presidential primary. If Cuban-American voters follow their lead, it means no candidate will benefit from cohesive backing of one of the most powerful GOP voting blocs in the state.
The struggle over immigration may seem distant in states like Iowa, hundreds of miles from any border, but the debate is part of daily life here, more than ever now as residents prepare to pick a president.
What do you get when you cross the Energizer Bunny with popular Latin musicians? A couple of really long songs -- and a new Hispanic marketing pitch.
More than 40 Latino students received scholarships Friday during a gala held by Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation.
In 2007, recorded remittances to developing countries will exceed $240 billion, representing twice the amount of official foreign aid and two-thirds of foreign investment that flows to those countries, according to the World Bank.
The geographic dispersion of the U.S. Hispanic population continues. States with small Hispanic populations have shown the greatest growth in the last decade — with seven of the 10 fastest-growing states in the South.
Advertisers' efforts to reach Hispanic consumers are becoming more targeted, and language is a major factor. Advertisers spent more than $3.3 billion to market products to U.S. Hispanics in 2005, a 6.8 percent increase from 2004.
|From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...|
The Internet offers advertisers new ways to reach the growing U.S. Hispanic market.
In the halls of Congress and City Halls nationwide, from conference tables to comedy clubs coast-to-coast, the 2008 presidential campaigns have spent the fall gathering hundreds of key Hispanic endorsements.
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