The Orientation Meeting: Welcoming the New Hispanic Employee

The Orientation Meeting: Welcoming the New Hispanic Employee

When new employees are hired, they usually come to work with an energetic attitude. They’re ready to roll up their sleeves and keep the production lines running at whatever capacity is required. They want to make a good impression and show their team leaders that they’re capable of doing whatever it takes to move theRead more about The Orientation Meeting: Welcoming the New Hispanic Employee[…]

Tell My Boss

Tell My Boss

At some point while presenting the leadership workshops to Spanish speaking supervisors, one or more of the participants will ask the inevitable question: “Why aren’t our bosses taking this class?” Some of the supervisors nod approvingly at the bold remark and they wait for my response. The not so subtle implication is that their bossesRead more about Tell My Boss[…]

The 5 Most Important Things to Know when Training Spanish Speaking Employees

The 5 Most Important Things to Know when Training Spanish Speaking Employees

Providing a leadership training program for first generation, non-English fluent Hispanic employees can be a challenging task if our approach does not take into consideration their specific learning preferences and cultural differences. I’d like to share with you the five most important points to know when delivering a leadership training program to the Spanish speakingRead more about The 5 Most Important Things to Know when Training Spanish Speaking Employees[…]

Appreciating the Role of the Hispanic Supervisor in the Bilingual Workplace

Appreciating the Role of the Hispanic Supervisor in the Bilingual Workplace

First generation Hispanic Supervisors have one of the most difficult jobs in the organization. They face communication and interpersonal issues that many of us will never encounter or even begin to appreciate. Most Hispanic supervisors were promoted to their position because they’ve demonstrated excellent job skills. When they move into their leadership role, they’re expectedRead more about Appreciating the Role of the Hispanic Supervisor in the Bilingual Workplace[…]