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.
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:
Restaurant managers and food and beverage professionals are keenly aware of the national buzz surrounding tip credit. Seven U.S. states already operate without the tip credit, and several other states are considering legislation, according to Skift Table. Those currently without it are California, Washington, Minnesota, Alaska, Oregon, Nevada, and Montana.
Think only elite athletes can make a career out of their passion for sports? Think again.
Unless you’re one of today’s truly gifted athletes, you’ll have to get your piece of the $91 billion global sports market working behind the scenes. According to WorkInSports.com, only .00525 percent of the U.S. population will go on to become professional athletes.
Lucky for you, the thriving sports industry is exploding with opportunities in all areas, including:
In the summer of 2006, I needed to find a summer job while home from college. My best bet, I thought, was to apply to positions in the hospitality industry. My goal? To make as much cash as humanly possible at a waterfront restaurant in Rhode Island.
After filling out many applications and only having a few interviews scheduled, I began to get used to the process. As most interviewers do, at the end of the interview they asked if I had any questions. I used to hate this question because I never really thought I had anything to ask besides, “When can I start?”
After graduating from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Angelo Pitassi ’03 MBA started two businesses—an e-commerce company focused on meeting needs of Rhode Island’s jewelry manufacturing industry and a consumer-focused health technology company that was inspired by his youngest son’s diagnosis with type-one diabetes.
As a senior vice president for Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, Tiffany Cooper ’20 MBA – Hospitality could have rested on her laurels. Instead, she juggles jet-setting for her job with her online studies. Here’s how she makes it work — and why she says it’s worth it.