There’s a reason fireworks, parades, and ceremonies occur at the end of a job well done: Achievement is something that should be framed, placed on a mantel, showered in tickertape, and shouted over the loud speaker. Here are 11 of our favorite quotes on reaching your goals.
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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.
With all the social media options grabbing our attention these days, many people wonder if it’s worth keeping up with yet another social profile. If you’re a career-minded professional, keeping up a current LinkedIn profile is a must. Here are eight reasons why:
When it comes to receiving an education in unconventional ways, I’d like to say that I am an expert. I received my bachelor’s degree as a continuing education student when I was 34 years old. I moved directly into the MBA program at Johnson & Wales University, all while working full time, managing family and social life, and trying to find time for myself. So when you feel frustrated, overwhelmed, and ready to throw in the towel, know that you are not the only one.
Success at work isn’t only measured by a stellar salary and company pension. We spend so much time at work that staying positive and being happy should be a top priority. Below are eight tips that can lead you to a truly fulfilling career.
“Work smarter, not harder.” How often have we heard this saying? Obviously, it’s a great idea. Why would we want to work harder than we have to, right? Unfortunately, many times we take the long way in accomplishing a task. Once finished, we discover that there was another way, help was available, and there were resources we could have used. Life could have been easier!
There are many things they don’t tell you about love. Like how it shows up at unexpected times and in unexpected ways—ways that can’t be expressed in a folded Valentine’s Day card. Two-and-a-half years ago, my husband began working towards his MBA. Here’s what we’ve discovered that love has got to do with that journey and how you can show it to help your partner, family member, or friend, achieve their goals.
Having taught both online and on-ground courses (and a combination of both) and also taken several online courses while completing my doctoral degree, I have first-hand experience in online education from both the teacher and student perspective. Students often ask me about the amount of time they’ll need to complete an online course.
A résumé is a powerful tool that can open the door to an interview and ultimately to the job of your dreams. When seeking a career transition, it’s especially important to take a close look at your résumé and how it appears to prospective employers. How can you leverage your current education and experience in a new field or industry? What components are missing that would help you develop the well-rounded skill set that matches the position you are seeking? Here are some helpful action items to consider.