Being an intern for HACE has given me the opportunity to experience firsthand what HACE is all about. HACE has given me, as well as other Latinos, valuable resources that have and will help us throughout our career. By offering programs for high school students and college students, this non-for-profit organization allows you to gain the skills necessary to become a successful professional.
Hearing Gaby Rodriguez, Marketing Manager at Discover, instantly puts our Curie class in good spirits and when it’s time to speak in front of the classroom all hands shoot out and no one has to be picked by force. Just another day in our El Futuro program.
In today’s job crisis, as we increase our efforts to provide our membership with more job opportunities, professional development workshops and programs, it is vital to also continue improving our student programming. Many job seekers today find themselves without the skills and experience needed to succeed in a chosen career. With our El Futuro program, we continue to provide students with a window to the future, helping them explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math, or “STEM” fields.
In this edition, I focus on the elements that help define innovation, and I start inserting some findings from Project Impact –the global study on measuring attitudes, opinions, and disposition of different cultures towards innovation
On April 21, 2012, the HACE Collegiate Chapters held their very first Spring 2012 Leadership Day. Though only three chapters were able to attend, the day was sure to be beneficial to all in attendance, learning new information correlating with everyone’s individual interests. The event began with an overview of HACE as a whole, presenting an in-depth look at the mission of the non-profit organization to new HACE Collegiate Leaders.
CHICAGO, IL (OCTOBER 6, 2011)- When you look at the numbers of Latinos in management positions the numbers represent a challenge, especially when Latinos represent 16% of the U.S. population and $1.3 trillion dollars in purchasing power. Additionally, research shows that only 1% of Latinos are CEOs in corporate America and less than 5% are in director level positions.
You have worked hard to obtain a quality education. You are talented at what you do. Your track record is impeccable and you have outstanding professional references. So why are you being looked over for that job that seems perfect for you? Could it be that you are not as prepared as you think?