Top Five Tips for Making Your Asian Career Network Profile Standout

You’ve joined the Professional Diversity Network, and are receiving updates about new job opportunities. You’ve applied to these jobs, but haven’t received any invites for interviews. Is there something you should be doing to change this? If you truly want Continue reading Top Five Tips for Making Your Asian Career Network Profile Standout

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

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According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job is Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

What Accounts For High Rates of Long Term Unemployment Among Asian-Americans

There is an employment paradox in the Asian-American community.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Asian-Americans have the lowest unemployment rate but experience the highest rates of long-term unemployment. Asian-Americans experienced a 5.6 percent unemployment rate in the second Continue reading What Accounts For High Rates of Long Term Unemployment Among Asian-Americans

Discrimination Against Asian-Americans in College Admissions: Myth or Fact?

There seems to be a perception among Asian-American college applicants that college admissions committees discriminate against them, whether consciously or unconsciously. This explains why the latest trend among Asian-American applicants is to avoid checking the race assignation box on college Continue reading Discrimination Against Asian-Americans in College Admissions: Myth or Fact?

Restrictions to Foreign-Born Workers Could Adversely Affect U.S. Businesses

As the landmark comprehensive immigration reform bill is set to begin its approval process in the House of Representatives this fall, many U.S. businesses are concerned about provisions that could severely limit access to foreign-born workers and negatively impact their Continue reading Restrictions to Foreign-Born Workers Could Adversely Affect U.S. Businesses

Skilled Labor Pool Propels U.S. Economic Growth

The most recent unemployment report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed that while unemployment remains steady at 7.6 percent, there continues to be a shortage of skilled labor.  According to BLS data, those that have a bachelor’s Continue reading Skilled Labor Pool Propels U.S. Economic Growth