The U.S. has welcomed hundreds of thousands of forcibly displaced people from Latin America over the past decade. While Hispanic refugees have diverse professional backgrounds, many still struggle to find jobs in the U.S. as they may lack local social and professional networks and familiarity with the U.S. job market, or have limited English language proficiency.
The U.S. business community is aptly positioned to address this challenge. By tapping into their own employee resources groups, businesses can play a critical role in supporting Hispanic refugees who are looking to restart their or advance in their careers.
Co-host of the Hispanic Refugee Mentorship Initiative