The trend is clear: Companies are invested in their employees’ reaching the next level of education … in more ways that one.
Welcome to Career Catalyst, our blog featuring helpful continuing education and career-related articles written by our faculty and staff. From study and motivation tips to career planning and interview techniques, we cover it all. Make sure to check back regularly, because we’re always posting new articles designed to help you get more out of your education and career.
Career Catalyst Blog
Relevant. Inspiring. Informed. Direct from the experts — our industry-experienced faculty and staff —these posts give you the insight you need to become knowledgeable in your career, a better online learner, and a leader in your field.
In the digital media space, technology is constantly changing—impacting business trends and best practices. In order to meet the demands of the industry, Johnson & Wales University has crafted an online BS – Digital Marketing & Social Media program that fosters the growth of future marketing and social media professionals, a population that is currently underrepresented.
I usually write about nonprofit fundraising in some form or fashion, adding humorous anecdotes to the experiences and lessons. Today, however, I am going to shift a bit and focus not on the work, but the approach to the work, whatever the work may be.
The Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education is pleased to announce our Spring Term dean's list for 2019. Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.40 or higher achieve dean's list status. Congratulations!
On a Thursday night in June of 2017, I found myself staring down the barrel of a handgun, aiming at a distant paper target. I had never held a gun before in my life. My range officer had his hand on my shoulder to keep me steady. Peering through the sight, I lined it up and pulled the trigger. It had more resistance than I imagined and the kickback, though minor, sent a shock down my spine.
Ah, it is finally summer! We have survived the rain and even the late season snow, and now it is time to barbecue—bring on the lobster and shrimp! However, before you fire up the grill, there are some food safety tips to remember. Seafood is one of the most perishable types of protein, and, with its delicate flesh, it needs to be handled with great care.
Let’s start with some tips for buying fresh seafood.
While they share similar career paths, the differences between fashion merchandising and retail marketing, or retailing, are important to know when considering a position in either field. They share common education and needs, and both are, in essence, a type of salesperson or procurement specialist. The similarities, however, end there. Features, tasks, and even career opportunities for fashion merchandising differ greatly from retail. When you dig into it, they are unique from each other.
What’s the Difference?
In her commencement speech to the Johnson & Wales University Providence Class of 2019, Cindi Bigelow, president and CEO of Bigelow Tea, said that she jokingly tried to “boil down” (tea pun intended) what she had learned in her life and career, in an attempt to answer the audience’s questions . . .
What is my next step?
How can I be successful?
How can I live a balanced life?
Happy Summer! It’s time to unwind, explore, and enjoy yourself. But before you head out on your next adventure, consider these top travel tips from our experts:
Planning & Packing
1. Plan ahead.
2. Use an experienced travel agent to get the best rates.
3. Consider buying travel insurance.
4. Go over your itinerary before packing.