If you’ve ever thought about how you can make your work a happier place, you’ve got it all backward. According to Johnson & Wales organizational psychology professor and online instructor, Scott Lyons Ed.D., happiness at work is an effect of a greater cause. “I come from the school of thought that organizations can be misguided if they are searching for happiness rather than good health or a positive organizational culture,” Lyons said.
Johnson & Wales’ College of Online Education is proud to welcome our new dean, David Cartwright!
Hear from Dean Dave himself in the video below, and connect with Dean Dave on Twitter and Instagram @JWUDeanDave.
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?
“Project management is the art and science of making things happen,” says J.D. Meier, author of Getting Results the Agile Way. And there’s never been a greater need on a global scale for skilled, innovative project management professionals who can drive change and make things happen. And that need is only going to grow over coming years.
The warmth of a crackling fire while watching snow fall outside your window … the spritz of fresh fruit when you take the first bite …the serenity of snuggling under a comforter to watch a movie classic … the joy felt when meeting a friend for conversation and coffee or any favorite beverage. All of these promote relaxation and a necessary respite from our all too busy lives.
For years, a polished résumé, professional handshake, and pressed suit could take you a long way toward acing an interview.
But times have changed, and video interviews are becoming more and more common.
From an employer’s of view, video interviews can save time and money. But from an interviewee’s point of view, the use of technology versus an old-fashion face-to-face chat can add even more stress to the already stressful process of interviewing.
Internships are crucial to career success. Even as an online student, you can take advantage of internship opportunities and be on your way to earning credit, gaining experience, and making connections in your desired industry.
Why should you consider an internship? Here are my top five reasons.
1. You gain experience.
As a native of New England, it always seems that the first hint of spring, whatever it may be — a beautiful sunny day with temperatures hovering around 50 degrees, the disappearance of snow mounds in parking lots, the ability to trade wool coats for sweaters or sweatshirts, even, maybe a robin sighting, if we’re lucky — convinces us that spring is right around the corner.
These days almost everyone has an online presence. Do you know what your social media accounts say about you?
According to CareerBuilder.com, 70 percent of employers use social media to screen employees before hiring. So how do you make sure that they like what they see? Follow these steps.