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Recipe for a Latin cuisine career

Recipe for a Latin cuisine career

Culinary schools set table for restaurant management

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Eye on the prize

Eye on the prize

A no-pay internship can lead to a fulfilling career

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Cox in Top 10 for diversity

Cox Communications earned a Top 10 spot in the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity List. Cox’s ranking climbed from No. 25 last year to No. 6 out of 352 this year. Cox also ranks in the Top 10 for African American employees. Officials say the ranking is a result of ongoing efforts to continuously […]

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The healing arts

The healing arts

More hospitals look to the creative power of artists

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Mining for talented Hispanic engineers

Mining for talented Hispanic engineers

By Coty Dolores Miranda Vanessa Gutierrez, a senior at the University of Arizona, knows what it means to be a gateway for others to follow in her path. And while serving her second year as a residential assistant at  this month’s Sci-Tech Summer Camp (July 9-12 at Arizona State University), she says she not only […]

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Speak Spanish to me

Speak Spanish to me

By Amanda Roberson It’s a typical scenario in today’s world: you’ve bought a new electronic device and find yourself calling an 800 number to figure out how to use it. The recording at the other end gives you two options, “For English, press one. Para español, oprima el dos.” More consumers are choosing the second […]

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Cyber Hire: Internet Age Job Hunting

Cyber Hire: Internet Age Job Hunting

By Amanda Roberson From booking a vacation to getting a date, there’s not much you can’t do using the Internet these days. Landing a job is no exception. Expert career advisors agree that for recent college graduates and anyone searching for a job, the Internet is essential. Instead of leaping blindly into cyber space in […]

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Team work

Team work

By Patrick Jason Rodriguez Dianne Aguilar didn’t seem bothered by the piercing whistle of a cargo train outside her second-story office at Chase Field. And less than a minute later, the roar of a commercial jet, recently departed from Sky Harbor Airport (visible out the window) had not fazed her either. Rather, Aguilar enthusiastically carried on […]

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Art with Heart

Art with Heart

Sharon Figarelli lives, breathes art. And her passion for Latino art is reflected in every painting and sculpture in her gallery. Formerly known as the Latin American Art Gallery, Figarelli Contemporary lies a few miles from Old Town Scottsdale, where the gallery has called home since 2001. Recently renaming the business stemmed from Figarelli’s belief […]

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Lawyer Keeps Dreams Close

Lawyer Keeps Dreams Close

Earning the trust and respect of others is a priority for Valley attorney Rudy Parga, Jr. In fact, he makes it a point to stay true to his roots, both on and off the job. Currently a managing shareholder of Ryley Carlock & Applewhite in Phoenix, Parga finds fulfillment in practicing commercial litigation and employment […]