Good writing skills are necessary for a successful online college experience, and Kellie Nappa is here to help! As the Student Writing Support Specialist for the Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education, Kellie knows just how to help students put their best foot forward when it comes to writing. Here are five ways that a writing specialist like Kellie can help you improve your technique:
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In order to survive today’s “retail apocalypse,” merchants must reevaluate how they’re running their businesses.
Think of the time and toil it took for you to get your business off the ground, factoring in the investment of time and finances you have made. Running your own business is a risky venture, and it gets even riskier if you don’t have an asset protection plan in place to safeguard your investment and protect you from losing your ability to operate or start over should a serious financial threat arise.
Here are three things you can do to protect your assets:
When it comes to the ticketing industry and box office careers, there is more than meets the eye.
According to Maureen Andersen, president and CEO of the International Ticketing Association (INTIX), many people think of a position in the box office as a lackluster job. But she said she would never call ticket work a boring career—instead, she would probably rattle off a dozen adjectives that perfectly describe the often misunderstood industry: chaotic, surprising, rewarding, fast-paced, challenging, enchanting.
Last month, Google announced that it had released a “broad core algorithm update” that would possibly influence how some websites appear in search results. In a tweet, the company said, “There’s nothing wrong with pages that may now perform less well. Instead, it’s that changes to our systems are benefiting pages that were previously under-rewarded.”
5:45 am: The alarm goes off and you roll out of bed, you hit the shower turning on the coffee pot on the way to the bathroom. What will today look like? How will today be different than yesterday? Your list of responsibilities comes to the forefront of your mind.
7:30 am: Arrive at the restaurant, well ahead of any prep staff, servers, or anyone else for that matter.
People serving other people—whether it’s a meal, a place to stay, a trip, or a fun event—is the cornerstone of the hospitality industry. Typically, the service is transient. Guests come in for dinner at a restaurant, stay overnight at a hotel, travel to a new city, and then eventually return to wherever they came from.
But what about when the service isn’t temporary and people need to be served on a permanent basis? Johnson & Wales University has carved out a new sector that meets an immediate demand and otherwise underserved population—Residential Hospitality Management.