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Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Do social situations energize or completely drain you? Are you more oriented toward the outside world or your inner, personal space?
You have probably heard it said that extroverts are talkative and outgoing while introverts are quiet, shy, and private. This is just the tip of the iceberg, as there is so much more to this dichotomy. It has to do with where your comfort lies. We can all extend our resources and stretch ourselves outside of our comfort zone, but where do we return to when we need to recharge?
There is power in education, which is why, as part of the five-year educational partnership announced in fall 2018, employees of the Boston Bruins, TD Garden, and Delaware North will have the opportunity to receive a tuition scholarship to Johnson & Wales University.
This fact alone makes pursuing or completing a college degree a more realistic endeavor for the organizations’ more than 50,000 employees. Dreams will be followed. Lives will change.
During a visit to the Johnson & Wales University Providence campus last month, Philip Beekman, the Diplomat in Residence for New England, spoke to a group of students about a career in diplomacy through U.S. Department of State.
If a business-focused career with a hospitality twist is something you’re after, consider pursuing a position in hotels. I spent much of my career in the hotel business, and I’m about to let you in on one of the best-kept secrets of the industry: sales. That’s right! The hotel industry is looking for sales talent.
After a deadly plane crash in Ethiopia killed 157 people in March, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered an emergency grounding of all Boeing 737 Max aircraft operated by US-based airlines or in US territory. Boeing, the company that manufactures the planes, announced changes to its control systems, which were linked to both the recent Ethiopian crash and another deadly crash that happened last year in Indonesia.
Supply chain management has seen considerable change in the last several years, with recent technological advancements prompting both new opportunities and new challenges. In 2019, several trends we've observed in other industries will begin to dominate the supply chain sphere. Many of these trends are expected to improve both efficiency and customer service. Others, however, could be cause for concern. All call for a more flexible approach, in which systems evolve alongside the rapidly shifting market.
Have you ever heard the opinion that older children are “more mature” than their siblings? Or maybe you’ve heard that middle children are more “neutral” and laid back. Believe it or not, your birth order may influence your personality and can be tied back to some of your character traits. How is this possible? Many psychologists believe that depending on where you fall in the family structure, you may have to develop different strategies or tactics to gain your parents’ attention or favor. Additionally, parents are different with each child.