If you travelled at all by plane for business or pleasure this summer, you going to encounter an airline or aviation employee. Have you ever thought of flying in their shoes as an employee of the airline industry? According to Professor Eldad Boker, EdD, the sky’s the limit when it comes to aviation careers. Read on for his advice.
With the recent release of the proposed federal budget for the upcoming year, the arts have drawn a considerable amount of attention. Budget cuts are planned to various arts-related programming and organizations, and there has been significant outcry from directly affected parties and connoisseurs, alike.
Have you ever wondered what you can do with a Sport Leadership degree from Johnson & Wales University? According to Professor Patrick Leary, EdD, students who study sport leadership can go on to pursue a variety of careers in the sports industry, including athletic administration roles.
We asked him for some specifics, and here’s what he said:
JWU Online: What is athletic administration, and what kinds of positions are available?
What does country singing sensation Carrie Underwood have in common with the newest generation entering the workforce?
She’s a millennial—and she has a keen sense of this generation’s definition of success: “Successful people have a social responsibility to make the world a better place and not just take from it.“
You probably never thought of it, but the ancient Olympics and Disney’s Electric Light Parade didn’t just happen. These events required skilled event planners to come off without a hitch.
Despite the fact that the event profession as we know it today is a relatively new field of study, for as long as we can remember—and even before that—people have been coming together to gather and feast. Back to the ancient Olympics in Greece: Even back then, someone had to organize the pagan festival and sacrificing of 34 oxen and the following athletic competitions among city-states, right?
What do a toy company, an athletic gear corporation, and a chocolate manufacturer have in common? Answer: They’re all industry leaders when it comes to sustainability efforts.
According to Newsweek, Hasbro Inc., NIKE Inc., and Hershey Co. were the top three green companies in the United States in 2016, making them front-runners for “corporate sustainability and environmental impact.”
Anybody who has worked in the hospitality business understands the importance of populating their operation with the right staff. As managers, we spend inordinate time and money trying to attract and identify candidates who will be great employees — and we often swing and miss, failing to attract the outstanding performers we crave.
The world of work is changing.
The one-job, one-company career popular in the Baby Boomer generation is a faded memory.
The portfolio life, a work life comprised of many work-related roles, is the new norm. For some, this may be contract work for many different projects; for others, work might be a series of part-time roles all packaged together. It also can mean starting one’s own business from home or working eight months in one organization, two years in another, all while starting a business on the side.
What’s driving these changes?
The best career advice is kinetic—it carries with it an energy that propels you not only from paycheck to paycheck but to a place of confidence, empowerment, and fulfillment.
Here at the Johnson & Wales College of Online Education, we strive to inspire students to achieve their academic and career goals, so it only seemed fitting that our staff share the career advice that has stuck with us.
Who knows if one of these 11 quotes is just what you need to shift career gears, approach your current work with a refreshed focus, or go after a promotion?