Latino Talent by Rodriguez Fortune Magazine [5/28/07] reported that although Hispanics are the fastest growing ethnic group in the U.S., they are just 5.4% of professional and managerial jobs and hold only 1.5% of board seats on Fortune 500 companies. The article also describes a number of companies with initiative programs that range from recruitment to mentoring and leadership training, such as that at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

Latino Talent: Effective Strategies to Recruit, Retain and Develop Hispanic Professionals, by Robert Rodriguez, John Wiley & Sons, 2007, can help your company meet this challenge.