The Atlantic: Do Employers Overestimate the Value of a College Degree?

Burning Glass Technologies

Vocational education has a reputation for tracking low-income African-Americans and Latinos into low-wage jobs. [A Expanding apprenticeships to occupations that were previously reserved for college graduates would put individuals without degrees in entry-level positions that lead to more advanced careers by giving them in-demand work experience. Read more >> The post The Atlantic: Do Employers Overestimate the Value of a College Degree?

Career Choices and Occupational Health: Let’s Honor Workers Memorial Day

Career Key

In talking about career choices , we rarely mention occupational health hazards; but we should. All kinds of occupations involve fatalities: cashiers, farmers, workers in grain silos, a college football team student intern, healthcare workers infected by bloodborne pathogens. I hope occupational health issues will become more visible in the career planning and counseling process. Career Tips Occupational Health career information career exploration

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Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice: Ingredients to a Balanced Life

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl. There’s networking for global health, education, young politicians-in-making, real estate, Latino professionals, etc. Career Girl. Featured Goals Life After College The post Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice: Ingredients to a Balanced Life appeared first on Ms. In the past, I’ve struggled to prioritize my job and my life. Sometimes we give up one for the other and usually it’s our life. But who says we can’t change that?

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Asains FTW: The 2018 Google Diversity Report.

The HR Capitalist

The baseline is this - female, black and latino numbers still struggling, both in the overall workforce and in management ranks. For context, I thought I'd start with how the overall numbers match up from 2014 to 2018 (email subscribers, click through to site for charts, you'll want to see these): Here's the 2014 chart: Here's the 2018 chart: The downside - little progress overall in black, latino and women representation at the company. The latest Google Diversity report is out.

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Tech Bootcamps Better at Recruiting Diverse Students than Higher Ed

Workology

For-profit coding bootcamps have a more diverse student population than traditional colleges and they produce better career outcomes for these diverse students. According to Course Report, 36% of bootcamp graduates are female; graduates from college computer science programs are only 14.1% of college computer science grads are black, 5% of bootcamp graduates are black. The divide is even bigger when it comes to Latino students: only 6.8%

Race Matters in Hiring, No Matter How Nice The Cheshire Cat Grins

Competitive Resumes

More times I have seen the “Cheshire Grin” given when an Asian-American, Latino American, or African-American has a name like, um, uh, “Mark.”. Any identifiable cultural associations with sports (once remove a client’s college tournament “Sweet 16” appearance). Career Careers HiringRace matters in hiring. Employers hire based on race, age, and religion despite the laws that are meant to prohibit unfairness or discrimination.

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Why Building Diversity Into Your Intern Program Matters

Workology

Ultimately starting a college diversity initiative directed at building diversity in your organization from the ground up can be one of the most effective ways to create meaningful change within your company. In fact, the Level Playing Field reports that African-American and Latino students combined represent only 15% of all AP test takers in Physics and Calculus. Diverse College Programs lead to Diverse Companies.

My Job as a Sports Coach

Career Realism

and the most complete personal career advancement service for Latino and bilingual professionals. Visit to find careers in your field specifically tailored for Hispanic and bilingual professionals like yourself. . The money is a supplemental income unless you make it to a college or professional team. Career Change coach job sports

Learn the Rewarding Job as a Fine Arts Counselor

Career Realism

and the most complete personal career advancement service for Latino and bilingual professionals. . Visit to find careers in your field specifically tailored for Hispanic and bilingual professionals like yourself. . Thanks to a friend’s recommendation back in college, I spent two life-changing years as a counselor at a performing arts camp. Career Change counselor Fine arts job

My Experience Working Abroad

Career Realism

and the most complete personal career advancement service for Latino and bilingual professionals. Visit to find careers in your field specifically tailored for Hispanic and bilingual professionals like yourself. . The best part about a tour guide career is that no two days are exactly alike. My college undergrad was in Criminal Justice; however, I took eighteen units of Hospitality Management and some tour guide classes. Career Change abroad tour guide working

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EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.

HireCentrix

Career / Personal Dev. For example, some states train individuals while in prison for careers in barbering and cosmetology, but then bar them upon release from getting these very licenses because of their conviction records. Juan Cartagena, President of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, told the Commission that the Latino community also suffers the direct and indirect consequences of disproportionate rates of incarceration. Be our Friend.

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4 Twitter tips no one will give you | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I think this probably means that you only need 30 twitter followers who really care about what you say if you are using twitter to build a network that will support you in your career. The same is true with Latino men. And if a black man rapes a Latino man or a Latino rapes a black, the men who are the same race as the victim will seek revenge. And maybe it is a lot of black people, but it's also whites, latinos or ANYONE ELSE who identifies with that culture.

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How I decide to work on Rosh Hashannah | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

With your example tho, people can see we can have successful fulfilling lives, careers and relationships. I'll check with some of my jewish (latinos and non-latinos) acquaintances and get back to you. Her career advice appears in more than 200 newspapers. 481 comments) Dont try to dodge the recession with grad school (436 comments) Bad career advice: Do what you love What generation are you part of, really? Is this your first time here?

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I keep breaking office chairs, manager asked if I have a problem working for a woman, and more

Ask a Manager

No, it’s not an appropriate question for an interview, any more than “could you work for a Latino manager?” How do I convince my mom to let me pursue the career I want? I’m a high school student, and I have a question on how to pursue a career I want even though my parents don’t want me to. I want to apply to FIT and major in fashion design, but my mother thinks I should go for a more stable career. Can I apply to college without my parents’ consent?

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Reply Talyssa January 14, 2011 at 6:14 pm I don’t think that was so offensive – there are a lot of people who don’t like having an accent or who feel that it impedes them socially or career wise in some way — and if you believe thatsomething is impedeing you then it IS becuase you think it is. Or Where did yo ugo to college? Reply Anonymous January 19, 2011 at 11:46 am Are several of your crew members really all Mexican or are they all Latino.

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my company does secret performance reviews we're not allowed to see

Ask A Manager

Were they Latino, Asian or African American? why do so many college career centers suck? calling on readers again: lazy coworker in a medical setting, with tenure loads of career advice without leaving your couch guilt over leaving team behind as I leave a toxic workplace theres a high likelihood that your job postings suck should you tape-record job interviews?

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office security guard won't leave me alone — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

I tried the code phrases that usually work on American men – the polite demurrals – but the Latino men were unswayed, either by choice or by truly not understanding what I was trying to communicate. why do so many college career centers suck? in which I throw my life into unheaval rejected for a job because I used the color green in my design exam a recent grad success story deathbed advice for managers is how I financed college any of this employers business?

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