Attention job hunters! Walgreens wants you to join them for their Networking event on Thursday, Nov. 18th from 6 to 8p.m.where you can meet and interact with their top executives and hiring managers. They are looking to fill various positions in Marketing, IT, Engineering, Finance/Accounting, HR, Legal, Operations, Sales, Supply Chain and Business Development. If any of these positions pertains and interests you, come check out the event.
Advancing Latinas may seem simple to do since, according to Catalyst perspective, the number of Latina women in the labor force has increased significantly, reaching a percentage of 5.7%, of which 3.6% are employed in areas of management, or other professional occupations. The reality is that Latina women are underrepresented in high-position jobs in Fortune 500 companies.
Many organizations recognize that Latinos and Latinas can contribute to corporate life in immeasurable ways. Some realize that diverse perspectives at the employee, managerial, and executive levels can bring fresh ideas, energy and innovation. Prior to the economic crisis of 2008, Latinos and Latinas are becoming a market force in the United States, to a projected $1.3 trillion estimated buying power by 2013.
I wanted to start off today's blog entry with a very interesting article I read this morning while eating my breakfast at a hotel lobby in Houston. The article was titled, "Diversity grows as majority dwindles" and was on the front cover of the June 11th issue of USA Today. The gist of the article was that minorities are now making up almost half of the births in the US.
There is no better time than now to do something about your personal brand. With the widespread growth and acceptance of social media tools such as Facebook (with now over 325 million active users), LinkedIn and Twitter, the ability to express your thoughts, opinions and expertise has never been easier.