For some industries and organizations, coordinating conventions, meetings, nonprofit and celebratory events is a full-time job. In fact, 116,700 business and finance workers in the United States are part of the occupation of meeting, convention and event planners, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). To work in these exciting and logistically challenging career . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. Having a solid understanding of business concepts and principles and of tourism strategy and laws and ethics is important, but you can’t learn everything about the field of hospitality in a classroom. Textbooks and lectures can help you grasp the academic fundamentals of the field of hospitality and hotel management. . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. If you’re looking for a career in one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States, then you should look into some of the best hospitality management degrees. The leisure and hospitality industry is seeking employees to fill more job opportunities than any other industry, according to the United States . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. Studying abroad isn’t just for undergraduates. Students pursuing a master’s degree can often benefit from taking an educational journey to a foreign country. Whether your inclination to study abroad stems from a desire to learn more about global business or tourism, to take advantage of the best research opportunities or . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. A hospitality degree can help you develop the skills you need to attain a leadership role in the tourism industry. Whether you want to manage the attractions travelers visit, the restaurants where they eat or the accommodations where they stay, you can learn the theories and practical skills for success . . .
Do you dream of being your own boss? Whether you want to work solo and make your own hours and business decisions or build a company from the ground up, you’re probably considering self-employment. Some careers are friendlier to that entrepreneurial spirit than others. If the opportunity to eventually run your own business is important . . .
Standard 9-to-5 business hours just aren’t for everyone. If you enjoy getting up early or staying up late, the good news is that there are plenty of great careers out there that encourage – or even require – you to work hours outside the 9-to-5 day shift. Some of these jobs come with high salaries, . . .
Millions of students are taking or considering taking their college courses online for various reasons: current employment, lower cost, convenience, logistics, business requirements, disabilities and a host of personal reasons. A 2011 survey done by the Babson Survey Research Group reported that just over 6 million students were enrolled in at least one online course. . . .
When contemplating the right career path for you, there are more things to think about than salary potential, job outlook and the education and experience you will need to attain the job. You also need to decide if the career you’re considering is a good fit for your personality. How introverted or extroverted you are . . .