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Welcome to Career Catalyst, our blog featuring helpful continuing education and career-related articles written by our faculty and staff. From study and motivation tips to career planning and interview techniques, we cover it all. Make sure to check back regularly, because we’re always posting new articles designed to help you get more out of your education and career.
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Relevant. Inspiring. Informed. Direct from the experts — our industry-experienced faculty and staff —these posts give you the insight you need to become knowledgeable in your career, a better online learner, and a leader in your field.
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.
“Everyone is part of the supply chain.”
According to Professor Paul Richardson, DM, PMP, it doesn’t matter what you do or where you work—somewhere, somehow, the supply chain touches you.“I don’t care what organization that you work for,” he said. “You are definitely going to be involved in operations and supply chain management.”
Let’s face it: the topic of financial aid can be confusing and even a little bit stressful. Well, at the Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education, we have a committed team of financial planners ready to help you explore your options for affording education… so there’s no need to worry!
In his novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” In my opinion, this statement could not be truer. For many, September signals the beginning of a new season, a fresh school year, and an adjustment between the heat of the summer and the chill of winter (depending where you live, of course).
Mayor James Diossa was just 27 years old when he was elected mayor of Central Falls, Rhode Island—a little city with big problems. At just one square-mile, the city was known for its financial issues (it had declared bankruptcy in 2011), low education standards, high immigrant populations, and the corrupt behavior and eventual arrest of the previous mayor.
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.
For many, fall is the beginning of a new academic journey. Whether you are a new or returning Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education student, we want you to know that success is possible if you work hard and dedicate time to your studies.
To kick off your fall courses, here are seven motivational quotes from people who know a thing or two about being successful.