Have you dreamed of leading a team in your company or organization and seeing a project through from conception to completion? Are you good at delegating, multi-tasking, and communicating? If so, a career as a project manager is a good choice for you. This field is growing and offers the opportunity to work with a variety of individuals in an organization including senior-level managers. It's a career that's anything but boring.
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If you're considering going to college in the near future, you may be undecided or even confused about what type of degree program is best for you. For undergraduates, the primary choice is between a bachelor’s degree and an associate degree. There's no one right answer; the best choice for you depends on your career goals, the time you can devote to college, and your budget. We'll outline the key differences between each type of degree to help make this decision easier.
Modern eateries come in many forms: traditional standalone establishments, bare-bones ghost restaurants, fun and hip food trucks, and many others. But one thing they all have in common is the need for committed, high-caliber staffing. However, restaurant work is demanding and sometimes grueling, making your attention to careful employee scheduling crucial to the health of your business and your employees’ well-being.
It takes more than just good grades to get a coveted spot in the best business schools. You need to present yourself as an interesting and well-rounded person, one who can stand up to the rigors of the degree program and the business world. Not everyone who applies to business school gets accepted; in fact, the acceptance rates at the top 10 US business schools are lower than 25 percent, sometimes much lower.
Event planning for a memorable concert might seem like a job filled with non-stop excitement if you only consider the stunning end product. However, there is a lot more to concert production than most people might imagine.
As you explore the world of healthcare administration and your future professional options, you’ll have many options to choose from. You'll find that the skills you earn during college, earning your bachelor's degree in healthcare administration, will provide you with multiple avenues to pursue.
For HR professionals, winning a “best workplace” award for their employer is a big accomplishment. It draws top-notch employees, attracts attention to the organization, and provides favorable publicity for the company. Such awards don't happen by accident. There are many things you can do as an HR professional to increase the odds of your company winning one. The good news is that this effort is a "win-win" scenario. Even if you don't win an award, you've improved the workplace for your workforce.
Providence Business News featured Johnson & Wales University’s (JWU) educational collaboration with Delaware North, TD Garden, and the Boston Bruins in the latest industry round table article. The feature expounds our partnership with all three organizations to offer undergraduate JWU students experiential education opportunities involving hands-on work at TD Garden and the Boston Bruins.
Cindy Parker, vice president of Johnson & Wales University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS), sat down with the Providence Business News for a feature in its “Five Questions With” series. Parker spoke about the university’s online programming, its expansion, and the local economy’s appetite for online education.