Not quite sure what “logistics” and “supply chain management” are in the career sense? Many aren’t until they realize this industry’s impact has made on nearly every facet of their modern lives. The logistics sector ensures that goods are available to consumers when and where they need them.
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In an online class, the discussion forum is the main way students and professors interact with the course’s ideas and lessons. But how do you do this successfully—and earn top marks for your thoughts?
What is a Discussion Post?
In an online class, discussion posts are the main way students and professors interact with the course’s ideas and lessons. The best discussion posts demonstrate an understanding of the course material and present a cohesive argument with evidence to back it up.
Good leaders know and embrace their leadership style. Yet, many who wish to take on roles in management and other leadership positions are unaware of the impact of their leadership style or the fact that they can change it. Understanding the common leadership styles will help you pinpoint yours—and it can help you decide if you want to make a change. Here are the most common styles of leadership.
Fitness and wellness centers have been popular destinations over the years for many people, young and old. These facilities have offered a place for anyone looking for exercise, weight training, sports, and other physical activities to get in shape and live a healthy lifestyle.
The trend of big gym facilities such as Planet Fitness, Gold's Gym, and LA Fitness has been prevalent for many years. The thing about trends is that they change over time. In the fitness industry, the new thing is micro-gyms.
Are you in the Clubhouse? It feels somewhat like a private place; Clubhouse, a relatively new app that features an audio-only platform that’s only for iPhone users and by invite only.
Sorry to the droid users. You’ll have to wait until it’s open to all.
In 2020, many companies were searching for ways to transition their workforce from office-based work to home-based work as they sought to protect everyone from exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Now that several vaccines are in use and the numbers for the spread of the virus are trending down, many companies are looking to bring their workers back. Yet the shift from home-based work to office-based work can be just as jarring as the shift from office to home.
Creating your individual brand is a way to differentiate yourself from all of the other people in your industry. Unlike a resume, your personal brand is a fluid thing that grows with you as your career grows, potentially attracting both clients and employers. While a resume or job application can get lost amidst a sea of job seekers, a good personal brand can help you stand out and even have employers and clients seek you out, rather than you having to look for them.
Athletes are always looking for an edge over the competition, including altering their diet to achieve maximum performance. When looking at the different fueling options available to athletes, whole food is the best source of fuel, naturally providing the body with what it needs to actively perform as opposed to supplements. This blog will provide an overview of foods athletes can eat that will help them boost their performance, recovery and stay game ready.
If law, politics, and policymaking are of interest to you, then you may be interested in pursuing a career in a political science field. Political science degrees are often the starting point for attorneys, lobbyists, and public relations professionals. Students learn how to address questions of power and injustice in the modern world while deepening their political literacy and communication skills. Here is a closer look at the doors that are opened to you with a degree in political science.