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Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Fair is coming to the Navy Pier this April!

CMSDCFor all the details visit, www.chicagomsdc.org

Companies Join Forces to Put Affordable Diabetes Prevention in the Hands of Millions of Americans

Noom, Inc. and Viridian Health Management Join Forces

Partnership of virtual and in-person lifestyle change programs to prevent diabetes and promote healthy weight management provides greater access, flexibility and affordability for patients

5 Companies With Part-Time Jobs and Benefits, Too

Where you needn't work full-time to get a 401(k) or insurance

DOL Funds $8.4 Million to Improve Employment Opportunities for People With Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) recently announced $8,422,574 in continued funding for organizations that develop models, provide technical assistance and share best practices to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities. “Individuals with disabilities have skills and experiences that employers need,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez.

Latina-Owned Businesses Have New Growth Opportunity Through Women’s Business Development Center

For the first time ever in the Chicago area, the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), headquartered here, is launching a leadership and entrepreneurial comprehensive training program for Latina business owners. 

10 Job Interview Questions You Should Ask

Many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions well that they forget something very important: You are there to ask questions, too.  Asking the right questions at an interview is important for two reasons:

First, when done correctly, the questions you ask confirm your qualifications as a candidate for the position.

Boehringer Ingelheim Launches Groundbreaking Initiative “Cuida tu Don” with Entertainer Don Francisco Aimed at Hispanics with Type 2 Diabetes

RIDGEFIELD, CT, February, 2015 / PR Newswire / — Recently, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) announced the launch of ‘Cuida tu Don,’ a national public awareness initiative featuring legendary entertainer Mario Kreutzberger, better known as ‘Don Francisco.’ Kreutzberger, who has type 2 diabetes, will serve as an ambassador for the initiative and encourage Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to live a lifestyle conducive to staying healthy.

NSHMBA to Unveil New Strategic Vision to Empower Future Hispanic Business Professionals

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) is hosting a press conference during its 2015 annual NSHMBA Academy & Job Fair, scheduled for Friday, February 20, 2015, to unveil details of the organization’s new strategic plan to address the changing educational and professional needs of young Hispanic business professionals. The event will take place in Dallas, Texas, at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Center.

Catch a Recruiter's Eye With These 7 Cover Letter Tips

Although your résumé is definitely important, the cover letter can also be a make-or-break factor. Before you even get an interview, your application will have to impress the recruiter or hiring manager, so perfecting your cover letter is key to earning a face-to-face meet. Here are some tips for a perfect cover letter that will catch any recruiter's eye:

1. Tweak your tone for every company.

America's best jobs--Are you looking for a career change?

Are you looking to make a career change? Consider pointing yourself in the direction of the health care and technology fields; they may provide the opportunity you’ve been searching for with readily available positions, high pay and an opportunity to build a career.

That’s according to jobs website Glassdoor, which recently released its list of the 25 best jobs in the U.S.

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