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
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
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
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?
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
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
From Wall Street to WalMart, Banker to Baker, Tech Worker to Teacher and Lawyer to Landscaper, the recession has forced millions of Americans to reinvent themselves as a means of survival. According to the Labor Department about 45% of the Continue reading From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Finding Recovery in a Recession
Think of your favorite meal. Lock that image firmly in your mind. Now imagine that meal being presented to you on the lid of a garbage can. All of a sudden, that favorite is not as appealing. No matter how Continue reading Why Your Appearance Matters and What to Wear
By: John P. Carvana, Life Purpose, Career and Relationship Coach “It’s not what you know, or who you know…it’s who knows you!” Over the course of my career I’ve come to believe that if employees were to make that statement to Continue reading Networking Tips for Happiness and Survival
Whether you’re sitting in a conference room for a job interview or a coffee shop on a date, your body language speaks volumes before you even open your mouth. Are you nervous and impatient? Or engaged and interested? You spent Continue reading Is Your Body Language Holding You Back?