An MBA degree can be a bridge to career opportunities as well as advancement within a particular role or job field. This degree can drive greater job satisfaction, increased compensation, an enhanced career skill set, and employment security for the long term. Now is a great time to pursue a more advanced degree in business, to give you a greater edge over other candidates in this highly competitive job market.
It might seem as if sustainability is a relatively new concept, but the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that the United States declared sustainability a national policy in The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The country’s commitment to sustainability was in order “to create and maintain conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations.”
Many of today's most promising career paths did not exist just a few years ago. Case in point: IT development, which is one of the tech sector's most exciting new career paths. In just a few years, IT development has transformed from a little-known field to a key area of operation in a variety of industries.
Are you interested in pursuing a career in IT development? Read on to learn more about this professional opportunity — and how the right academic credentials can set you on the path to a rewarding career.
Whether or not you are a millennial, I’m sure that you’ve heard the negative stereotypes about how they perform in the workplace. As a millennial myself, the labels society has given my generation that cause the most frustration are “lazy” and “entitled.” And, as it turns out, I’m not the only one who feels that way.
Read More: Five Reasons to Hire a Millennial
The most efficient and profitable businesses understand the value of gathering and analyzing data on a large scale. Increasingly every business, regardless of the industry, relies on data analysts to gather information about anything from transportation costs to pricing for new materials to customer satisfaction.
When you think about the hospitality field, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For most, it is working in and around hotels. While this is a key area of employment, for sure, hospitality management careers span much more than just the hotel industry. Here’s a closer look at the opportunities available to those who pursue hospitality management careers.
What is the most important skill a candidate needs to succeed in a career in sports, entertainment, or event management? According to Sarah Jane Wyman ’11, senior meetings and special events manager at Marriott International, the answer is passion.
“You need to have eagerness and drive for your position,” she said. “I can teach you the skills but I can’t teach you to have a good personality.”
Who: Debbie Howarth, Ed.D., is a professor in the College of Hospitality Management’s International Hotel School on the Providence Campus, as well as an online instructor.
Article: Skift’s “Why Hospitality Should Hire Candidates with No Previous Hotel Experience” by Colin Nagy, head of strategy at Fred & Farid, a global advertising agency
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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 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.