As a native of New England, it always seems that the first hint of spring, whatever it may be — a beautiful sunny day with temperatures hovering around 50 degrees, the disappearance of snow mounds in parking lots, the ability to trade wool coats for sweaters or sweatshirts, even, maybe a robin sighting, if we’re lucky — convinces us that spring is right around the corner.
These days almost everyone has an online presence. Do you know what your social media accounts say about you?
According to CareerBuilder.com, 70 percent of employers use social media to screen employees before hiring. So how do you make sure that they like what they see? Follow these steps.
It might seem as if sustainability is a relatively new concept, but the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that the United States declared sustainability a national policy in The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The country’s commitment to sustainability was in order “to create and maintain conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations.”
Many of today's most promising career paths did not exist just a few years ago. Case in point: IT development, which is one of the tech sector's most exciting new career paths. In just a few years, IT development has transformed from a little-known field to a key area of operation in a variety of industries.
Are you interested in pursuing a career in IT development? Read on to learn more about this professional opportunity — and how the right academic credentials can set you on the path to a rewarding career.
Whether or not you are a millennial, I’m sure that you’ve heard the negative stereotypes about how they perform in the workplace. As a millennial myself, the labels society has given my generation that cause the most frustration are “lazy” and “entitled.” And, as it turns out, I’m not the only one who feels that way.
Read More: Five Reasons to Hire a Millennial
The most efficient and profitable businesses understand the value of gathering and analyzing data on a large scale. Increasingly every business, regardless of the industry, relies on data analysts to gather information about anything from transportation costs to pricing for new materials to customer satisfaction.
When you think about the hospitality field, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For most, it is working in and around hotels. While this is a key area of employment, for sure, hospitality management careers span much more than just the hotel industry. Here’s a closer look at the opportunities available to those who pursue hospitality management careers.
What is the most important skill a candidate needs to succeed in a career in sports, entertainment, or event management? According to Sarah Jane Wyman ’11, senior meetings and special events manager at Marriott International, the answer is passion.
“You need to have eagerness and drive for your position,” she said. “I can teach you the skills but I can’t teach you to have a good personality.”
Who: Debbie Howarth, Ed.D., is a professor in the College of Hospitality Management’s International Hotel School on the Providence Campus, as well as an online instructor.
Article: Skift’s “Why Hospitality Should Hire Candidates with No Previous Hotel Experience” by Colin Nagy, head of strategy at Fred & Farid, a global advertising agency
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