You may have already noticed but things have been getting … interesting in the food world. Take a recent example from fall 2019, when social media blew up over chicken sandwiches, a long-standing fast-food staple that, thanks to clever marketing, sparked an online frenzy between competing chains.
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.
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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.
If your professional goals involve politics or public service, consider earning a bachelor’s degree in political science from Johnson & Wales University. Students enrolled in this 100% online degree program will expand their knowledge of political theory and civic engagement while diving deep into a rigorous coursework of American and global politics.
When thinking about football and the Super Bowl, a person’s mind typically goes to the obvious: who’s going to take home the Lombardi Trophy? But with a game that had 98.2 million people glued to the television for hours in 2019, kick-off for advertisers starts a whole lot earlier than it does for the actual players. After all, it would be a missed opportunity for advertisers to skip running ads during an event that garners so much attention.
Companies in the foodservice industry have an ethical and legal responsibility to provide safe food for their customers. When foodservice giants, like major restaurant chains or agricultural companies, fail to do so, people can be left sickened and lacking trust in their favorite brands. Not only that, but the impact on the public can be deadly.
Here is a closer look at some of the biggest food safety failures of the past few years—including several recent E. coli outbreaks—and what companies can learn from them about food safety practices going into 2020.
When someone hears that another person is pursuing their degree in psychology, many people quickly assume that they’re hoping to one day become a practicing psychologist who sees patients. However, to the surprise of many, most graduates don’t actually end up directly in that field. According to Johnson & Wales professor and online instructor K. Baruth Ph.D., the career possibilities are endless with a degree in psychology.
Are you a fan of Pura Vida bracelets? Do you drink your beverages out of Hydro Flasks? Do you wear scrunchies, both in your hair and on your wrist? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be a VSCO girl.
This holiday season, we invited our online students to sing along with Dean Dave Cartwright and spread holiday cheer.
Here’s their rendition of Jingle Bells.