As someone whose first professional writing assignment was about peanut butter, Annie Shalvey was never really sure where her writing passions would take her. Turns out, her love for words and stories would land her here, at the Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education. As JWU’s online communications coordinator, Annie is able to explore her writing passion through a new lens. Her favorite part of her job, she says, is getting to share online student stories with the rest of the university and beyond.
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.
Apple has disabled its group FaceTime function after a bug was reported that allows a caller to hear audio and, in some cases, see video of the person they are contacting before that person accepts or rejects the call.
News of the bug, first reported Tuesday by 9To5Mac, immediately went viral across social media. Apple then announced it would release software in the near future to address the problem.
What can you expect next time you check in? Read on for 11 expert-forecasted trends.
1. More direct booking for hotel rooms
No matter the industry, employers are looking for agile thinkers and problem solvers who examine issues from every angle. Develop these skills and more in the Johnson & Wales University’s online liberal studies bachelor’s degree program.
Explore your personal passions, while earning your degree through a customizable curriculum that gives students more freedom to target their studies in areas that interest them most.
Open yourself up for a wide range of job opportunities through this bachelor’s degree program!
If you are looking to add passionate, focused employees to your workforce and want to hire individuals who have the potential to stay with your company for the long term, it’s time to take a closer look at millennials. The Pew Research Center defines millennials as those born “after 1980” who will “come of age in the New Millennium.”
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics makes the answer clear: the need for skilled professionals is climbing, the median pay is attractive, and you don’t have to have a extensive experience to land a great job. In fact, according to the BLS research, a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management is a great springboard to an exciting career.
The holidays can be a joyous time of family, friends, food, and fun — bedecked halls and mantles, twinkling lights, gifts, parties, turkeys, hams, cookies, chestnuts roasting on an open fire … *sigh*