In your search for an online program to help you prepare for your professional goals, you come across a degree in liberal studies. What exactly is it, and what can it do for you in your future career? Fortunately, students earning an online bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies at Johnson & Wales University are preparing for a solid career in a number of fields. Here’s what you need to know.
The social media and digital marketing industry is never at a standstill. With the constant changing of technology and online media, the demand for professionals who are specialized in the digital space continues to rise.
During a recent panel discussion at the Johnson & Wales University Providence campus, four digital marketing professionals (and JWU alumni) shared their professional takeaways, including career tips for how a student can succeed in his or her desired industry.
The international tourism industry is booming; according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the sector saw direct growth of 4.6 percent in 2017 — exceeding the global average for the seventh year in a row. Tourism is a top employer, with one in ten global jobs supported by the travel industry.
Encouraging graduates to face their biggest fears and overcome challenges are common themes in student speaker remarks at commencement ceremonies.
At the Johnson & Wales University Graduate Studies Commencement, the Class of 2018 witnessed this lesson firsthand as Rhode Island native Marissa Mayo ’16, ’18 MBA, who lives her life with a speech impediment, delivered an inspiring address.
The stereotypical image of a psychologist involves a clipboard, a couch, and personalized cognitive-behavioral therapy. In reality, however, the field of psychology is far more diverse than the average person suspects; many psychologists work on an organizational level, observing and interacting with a variety of employees as they strive for a more productive workplace.
If you’re interested in a well-paying career that lets you dive deep into the secrets of a company, consider a degree in marketing.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a marketing manager in 2017 topped more than $132,000--but that’s not the only great thing about pursuing a career in this field.
Your time is precious. Many college students, especially in the online classroom, are tasked with keeping up with their studies while holding down a full-time job. So, when I tell you that volunteer work can be the essence to a fulfilled collegiate career, you may think, “Who has the time?”
Are you a creative thinker and a tenacious problem-solver with a passion for health and wellness? Do you have sharp analytical, public speaking, and writing skills? Are you culturally sensitive and comfortable interacting with many people from diverse backgrounds?
Email continues to be one of the most common forms of communication, especially in the workplace among coworkers and leadership.
In a previous post, we spelled out eight email “etiquette” rules to follow when writing an email on the job. These tips continue to be crucial to employee success when it comes to email communication - so here’s what you should always remember: