Stop The Mexicanization of U.S. Media

   Diversity and Inclusion challenges and opportunities are not exclusive to English language media. The lack of people of color in news organizations who produce and/or present content is as absent at Spanish language networks as it is at English language networks. But there’s a biased practice which sets Spanish language apart…the Mexicanization of U.S.…

3 Resolutions For Your Career

Like so many of you, I’ve been drafting and redrafting my New Year’s Resolutions. There are the tried and true promises of exercising, eating better, losing weight; overall adopting a healthy lifestyle. There’s the “I want to be a better person” list: a better father, husband, son, brother, etc. And then the idealist list of…

Why recruiters seeking diverse candidates must embrace risk like a Fiddler on the Roof

Recruiters are matchmakers arranging “marriages” for hiring managers, the Tevyes of the corporations. And like that fictional protagonist, the company establishment is struggling to maintain antiquated traditions. My full article for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA): http://www.prsa.org/Intelligence/Tactics/Articles/view/11699/1134/Recruiters_as_Diversity_and_Inclusion_Matchmakers

I Can’t Help You…

……if you’re not willing to help yourself. I’m committed to assisting anyone on their professional journey who asks for my help. I hope my body of work speaks for itself. People always ask me how I find the time, but it really isn’t that difficult for me. And I believe it is my duty to…

Many Flags, One Nacion 

Manny Ruiz,  CEO of Hispanicize Media Group, started a conversation at the organization’s annual conference last week which was met with the familiar skepticism and criticism. In Opinion: Where is a Latino Jesse Jackson when you need him? he predicts that the incessant “cultural bullying” of  the U.S. Hispanic/Latino community (especially in a presidential election…