In order to survive today’s “retail apocalypse,” merchants must reevaluate how they’re running their businesses.
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.
While emailing has become a somewhat informal mode of communication, an innocent typo or grammatical error can hurt your reputation and the overall argument you are trying to make.
In my last article, I explored the concept of organizational culture. Regardless of the type of firm, this phenomenon occurs, and is a critical factor in, shaping strategy, outcomes, goals, and missions. In a private clubs’ culture, the agreed-upon set of norms and values that are acceptable within the club facility are especially meaningful. From dress code to behavior, these regulations make up the distinct culture of a club.
Meet JWU professor Patrick Leary, EdD: Learn how he translates his classroom courses in Providence to the online classroom—plus discover the advice that he credits both his work ethic and success.
Let’s face it—searching for a job is a full-time job. As such, once you have taken the first step and drafted a résumé, you want your credentials to differentiate you from all other possible candidates.
As I reflect on my most recent learning experiences—specifically when I attended the 2017 Club Managers Association of America National Student Educational Conference in Washington, D.C.—I am reminded about how many private clubs must continue to develop, maintain, and communicate their culture to participants both inside and outside of the organization.
Defining private club culture
Service to the guest—whether you’re working in a hotel, kitchen, or the front of the house at a restaurant—is the cornerstone of the hospitality industry. And in order to provide exceptional service, hospitality professionals must work quickly and efficiently to solve problems.
If you're interested in a healthcare career, your opportunities look bright: The public health profession is estimated to increase approximately 14 percent over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Position yourself for success in a career in the healthcare industry with an undergraduate degree in Public Health from Johnson & Wales University!
Job interviews can be daunting—especially if your prospective employer wants to chat face-to-face online. In recent years, online job interviews have become more popular and many companies, including Hilton, are regularly using technology to conduct preliminary interviews.