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Welcome to Mamiverse Jobs: Designed to Get Latino Community Back to Work

Mamiverse is proud to announce the launch of Mamiverse Jobs, a major initiative to provide information on available jobs from around the country, create career service content, and employer access through virtual job fairs and social media…

Innovative & Easy Ways to Earn Extra Money

Most of us could use a little extra cash, but few of us moms—working, stay-at-home or work-at-home—have the time to take on a part-time job with fixed hours. Here are some fun, innovative ways to bring in more income, without having to…

Can You Get Rich Blogging?

Web logs—now more commonly known as blogs—have been around since the late 1990s. What started as a way for individuals to publish their opinions or life experiences on the Internet for everyone to see has become a bona fide phenomenon,…

I’ve Lost My Job, Now What? Surviving Unemployment

After the emotional thunderbolt of being told We don’t need you anymore, by the company you’ve devoted months or years of your life to, it is normal to feel upset, confused and angry. But there’s no time to waste on thoughts of revenge…

The Best Resource for Aspiring Writers & Illustrators of Children’s Books

On March 9 and 10, I will be participating in the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Writers Days Conference in Los Angeles, CA, where—in my role as literary agent—I will be discussing some of the challenges…

Are You Cut Out to Work from Home?

Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, has the Internet ablaze with her memo to her “Yahoos,” published on All Things D, in which she states that as of June of 2013, all employees who were hired as telecommuters will instead be required to…

Are You an Underearner?

If you are a young or middle-aged professional lacking self-confidence at work, are constantly passed over for promotion, or feeling like you aren’t being paid enough, it’s not just because the boss doesn’t like you or the system isn’t…

Family-Friendly Policies: A Wish List from Working Moms

Working moms, what do you do when your babysitter cancels at the last minute? This recently happened to me. I went into panic mode, and started dialing every one of my friends and family, desperately looking for a solution. I tossed and…

5 Common Job Interview Mistakes Latinas Make

So you thought you nailed the job interview—they smiled at you, seemed like they thought you were a great fit, and told you they'd give you a call back...but they didn't. A lot of times it's a pattern of silly mistakes you don't realize…