Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: A Q&A with DHR Team Members

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, DHR is recognizing and celebrating the achievements and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx champions who have inspired others to achieve success.

We sat down with team members from DHR and Jobplex to learn about their professional and personal insights.

September 26, 2023

“If you’re bilingual – embrace that gift! Also, be sure to get involved and join professional Hispanic groups and organizations. These provide you with great opportunities for networking, mentoring, and fostering that strong sense of community that is such a big part of our culture……”

“We need to understand that in the American corporate culture, you need to sell your capabilities and accomplishments. You must do it respectfully and with humility and be authentic. I would submit that this is the single factor that limits Hispanic career progression…..”

“Hispanic Heritage Month gives us the opportunity to update the American people on who Latinos are today. Here, we can provide a contemporary context for all of our communities that are very different; that are part of the Latino ecosystem….”

“(Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month) means appreciating the past, being authentic, truly representing who you are, and sharing your history. Being Mexican and having the opportunity to live abroad and work in multicultural environments has opened my perceptions…”

“Embrace your heritage with pride and confidence. Your cultural background is a unique strength that can set you apart and enrich your perspectives. Stay true to your roots while pursuing your aspirations, and never underestimate the power of your diverse experiences…”

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