Career Management

When You Love What You Do, Your Work Becomes a Mission

14/11/2018 01:00am | 1222 views

Andrea Sanchez was eight years old when she got her first cat, Tabitha.

After just a few months, she already loved Tabitha so much she decided she wanted to be able to give back to pets for the rest of her life. 

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Seeing Opportunities Everywhere Along a Winding Path to Success

06/03/2017 06:00am | 4331 views

Written by Lisa Plendl

Hispanics and Latinos who mindfully tap one or more of the six elements of an “immigrant mindset” can attract greater opportunities for success. By nature, immigrants see opportunity everywhere; more easily adapt to changing conditions; pursue their passions to uncover endless possibilities; do their jobs as if they owned the business; form strong bonds to treat colleagues and friends as family; and willingly share that success with others to keep the prosperity cycle going. Born Leaders tells their stories.

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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley: Producing a Predominately Mexican-American Nursing Workforce in South Texas for More Than 40 Years

20/02/2017 06:00am | 4264 views

As the U.S. Hispanic population’s growth spurt continues, healthcare organizations increasingly ponder how they’ll attract much-needed “culturally competent” staff, especially when Hispanics remain so underrepresented across most healthcare careers.

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Rich Students Go to Graduate School to Get Richer

17/02/2017 06:00am | 3880 views

By Mikhail Zinshteyn, The Atlantic

More Americans are pursuing graduate degrees, but students from wealthier backgrounds are most likely to earn the degrees that pay the most, a new report published by the Urban Institute shows.

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Nursing internship program at UTEP a win-win for hospitals and students

13/02/2017 06:00am | 4388 views

New nursing school graduates often face a steep climb in their first hospital jobs. To fully ready themselves for those positions, they typically must “shadow” an experienced RN for up to 18 weeks. That means more preparation time for novice nurses, and a hefty expense for healthcare organizations.

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