There's more to esports than Twitch streams and energy drink sponsorships — this legitimate industry is full of promise. Experts at Newzoo claim that the global esports audience will exceed 453 million this year, as individual events regularly draw huge crowds. For example, top esports company ESL recently reported record attendance of 174,000 fans at IEM Katowice, which boasted an impressive viewership of 230 million.
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As the business world continues to grow and change, the demand for economics professionals to research, analyze data, and predict trends has never been higher. According to the Bureau Labor Statistics, “employment of economists is projected to grow six percent” over the next few years.
When people think of “senioritis,” they commonly think of seniors in high school right after they are done taking their ACTs or SATs and applying to college. They start to get tired and lazy—they don’t want to write any more essays or do homework.
Really, high school seniors aren’t the only ones who experience this feeling. “Senioritis” is just as real for seniors in college. And the good news is: if this is how you feel, you don’t need to suffer! Here are five tips for beating college senioritis and pushing through your final term of academics.
Alright, y’all, let’s get frosty. We’re heading into one of the testiest event-based fundraiser debates, ever: open bar vs. cash bar.
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.