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).
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.
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.
Why would someone be interested in a restaurant, food, and beverage management degree from Johnson & Wales University?
According to Professor Michael Sabitoni, it’s because the program sets students up with the necessary skills need to be successful in the industry—and teaches them core business components.
When Stephanie Decker ‘16, ‘18 MBA decided to return to school after working for 20 years in the food industry, she knew she needed a flexible option that would allow her to continue to raise her family, work, and remain active in all of the things that were important to her.
At the Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education, we know hospitality. As a university, we’ve spent years making a name for ourselves in the industry and have earned a reputation for excellence among hospitality employers.
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: