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How to Start a Resume With a Bang

So you have found a job opportunity, which seems thrilling. And you know for a fact that you’d be the perfect fit. Pause. Take a deep breath and pace yourself. Before you send out your resume and breathlessly wait for the call-back, you need to make sure that the recruiter will take notice of you. …

Opening New Doors With an Online Degree

Earning a four-year degree can be an imposing goal for any student, regardless of where he/she is in life. Understanding the real-world expectations as a college learner — the concept of paying for something and then having to work really hard for it — is intimidating. The high school perception of what college will be …

Five Important Work Strategies I Learned While Earning My Communications Degree

“They don’t teach you anything you can use in real life!” Have you ever heard anyone complain about college like that? Many people feel that some college classes just aren’t worth their time because they don’t teach skills that are usable at work. Nothing could be farther from the truth! Very often at work, I …

Data Security for the Hospitality Industry – Risks and Best Practices

Data Security for the Hospitality Industry – Risks and Best Practices Information security is a pivotal aspect of many industries — including that of hospitality, due to the data collection by companies operating within hospitality. Hotels, motels, resorts, and rented apartment complexes all gather and electronically store a range of sensitive personal guest data, such …

When You Don’t Need It All at Once: How Stackable Credentials Support Lifelong Learning and Career Progression

In today’s competitive, fast-paced, and increasingly automated environment, lifelong learning is more important than ever. Not long ago, a bachelor’s degree was perceived as the “golden ticket” to a living wage and long-term career progression. The Master of Business Administration, or similar master’s degree, served as the pathway to senior-level management and executive leadership roles …