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Career advice from the guy who helped Instagram turbo-charge growth

Eleven years ago, Kevin Weil was headed down a path he had long envisioned for himself: earning a doctorate degree in theoretical physics, with plans to become a full-time professor.
But shortly after he started his Ph.D. program at Stanford University, where he earned a master's degree in the field in 2006, he suddenly changed course. ...




The No. 1 piece of advice two millennial CEOs have for 20-something job seekers

Millennials are now the largest generation in the American workforce, but many of them are still struggling to find that dream job.As the CEOs of diversity recruitment platform Jopwell, Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams have made it their mission to help job seekers find the company that best fits their needs and employs their skills. ...




Hispanics in the US Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at the Hispanic population in the United States.
Facts:The Census Bureau describes Hispanic or Latino ethnicity as "a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race. ...




The 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) is proud to bring you its list of the 50 Most Powerful Latinas in corporate America.
 
The 50 Most Powerful Latinas are executives running Fortune 500 companies, large private firms, and a few impressive entrepreneurs leading global companies. ...




Thank You and Appreciation Quotes for Letters and Emails

Do you need to say thank you? Here are a variety of quotes you can use to say thank you and share your appreciation in a handwritten thank you card, a letter, or an email message.
Use these thank you quotes as a starting point, then edit and expand on the quote so it fits your personal circumstances and the reason you are writing. ...




How to Handle Harassment at Work

Know Your Rights When It Comes to Harassment on the Job
There are a variety of ways that employees can be harassed at work. Sexual harassment is one of the primary forms, but there are also non-sexual types of harassment that can occur on the job. ...




4 Truths About Working With Recruiters (That They'll Never Tell You)

I’ve spent most of my career as a recruiter in Boston and New York. I’ve been able to help a lot of job seekers, and one the reasons I love what I do is that I get to share good news.I get to tell candidates when they’ve made it to the next round, and when the company they're excited about loved them, and the best news of all, when an offer’s being sent!But, there are some things I can't share. ...




Here's what you should wear to every type of job interview

Bosses hire candidates they think will be a good fit with their team, research shows, and what you wear to a job interview plays a role in the impression you make.If slapping on a suit was always the answer, dressing for an interview would be easy. But every office environment is different. ...




From Talent to Career: 5 Reasons to Get a Degree in Graphic Design

From Talent to Career: 5 Reasons to Get a Degree in Graphic Design
 
Do you have an artistic side? Maybe it's more than a "side"; maybe you're 100% artist--born to rule the Adobe suite. However, talent and your personality may not be enough to birth a prolific, prodigious career. ...




The Latina Behind Lean In Latinas Shares Her Top Interview and Career Tips

Anna Dapelo-Garcia was looking for a Lean In circle that spoke to her specific experience as a Latina career woman and when she came up short, she started ‘Lean In Latinas.’Since its inception Lean In Latinas has garnered over 400 Latinas across the country who all share their very personal experiences of being Latinas in boardrooms, startups and the likes. ...