3 Common mistakes companies make in understanding assimilation in the workplace

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When talent is hired from outside the traditional core population, employers need to be reasonable regarding the amount and speed of assimilation expected of their new hire, or they run the risk of losing the very authenticity they seek.
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Traveler or passenger? The DNA test to engage employees at your workplace

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To become “engaged travelers” at work, it is essential to introduce in our mindset the concept of cultural humility: the ability to maintain an interpersonal relation that is "other-oriented."
Latinos and the American Dream

Food for thought Latino workers abused at poultry farms

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When you are enjoying your barbecue chicken or chicken wings this Memorial Day weekend,think of those Latino workers employed at poultry farms that are subject to discrimination, exploitation and inhumane working conditions.
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A Mother’s Day paid family leave message resonates with working parents

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Laws are not approved in a day, but we need to start the paid family leave conversation at a national level. Working parents, working moms and just working people all around the country need to start the conversation
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4 Tips to prevent bad references from damaging your job search

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Whenever you apply for a job, you can almost guarantee that your potential employer will ask for references. However, what happens if your previous manager gives bad references to a prospective employer?
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Women’s History Month Women in media still lacking representation

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It is imperative that more women stand up to the challenge and claim their place at any media position. If you feel that your voice can make a difference, that the opportunity you have been waiting for has not...
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Gender diversity in the C-suite, where Latinas stand

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We need to keep on pushing and pushing harder to encourage women in general and Latinas at work to reclaim gender diversity in the workplace.
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4 Easy tips to change unhealthy eating on the job for Latinas at work

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Unhealthy eating on the job is now considered to be an occupational hazard according to the World Health Organization. Food at work is one of the pillars of a productive workforce

10 Ways to thrive in a male dominated career field

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Lately, I have been speaking to young females about how it is being a woman in a male dominated field. I have also been getting emails and questions about how difficult it is to work