The Importance of Social Media in the Hospitality Industry

Mar 31, 2015 | 8:00 am

You have probably noticed by now the tendency for hotels, resorts, and even local attractions to frequently update their Facebook or Pinterest pages. This is not just because all of their friends are on Facebook, nor is it because they’re dying to show off their latest fashions. They are taking more interest in social media because over the past ten years it has been proven as an effective means of advertising, one that is cost-efficient and highly effective in branding. The advantages of social media are in increasing customer interaction, which leads to brand loyalty and recognition. While almost everyone... Read more...

Career Info

What Your Career Choice Says About You: Part 1

Dec 2, 2015 | 4:20 pm

Let’s face it: some people are just built for certain careers. Whether it was a school subject that sparked a specific interest or parental figures instilling certain ideas into their child’s heads, some people are just geared to work one career over another. As you read, research and explore, you’ll learn more and more about what career is ideal for you. Here are a few examples of well-known careers, and what that career says about those who hold it. Police Officer: So, you’ve decided to become a Police Officer. We’re guessing you have a strong sense of morality, enjoy helping... Read more...

Culinary Arts

What Will Students Learn in a Culinary Arts Program?

Apr 12, 2015 | 11:00 am

Have you thought about taking a culinary arts program in school? What Do You Learn in Culinary Program? Culinary arts, culinary shows and culinary skills are growing in popularity at a very quick pace. Nowadays, a culinary arts educational program can land you a good job very quickly, provided you are passionate about cooking. An academic program spans around 650 hours, professionals who are in the business generally teach it, and all of them are practitioners. The course itself will involve a lot of practice, so that at the end of it, you come out not just with skills and... Read more...


How Do I Get Financial Aid?

Nov 23, 2015 | 8:27 pm

Unlike some money saving and money earning tactics you may be familiar with, financial aid is not a scam. There are many organizations, businesses, and individuals who are willing to provide money to help aspiring students pay for their higher education. While in high school, many of these opportunities are presented directly to you. Once you graduate, it becomes a tad bit more difficult to locate aid, since it isn’t being brought to your doorstep. At this point, you have to go out and find it. Luckily for you, this task is far from impossible. Here are four major steps... Read more...


What Uniform Does a Surgical Tech Wear and Does It Ever Differ?

Apr 11, 2015 | 12:00 pm

Surgical Scrubs Surgical scrubs are almost always the uniform of choice for surgical personnel. When laboring over a broken femur or sewing a new coronary artery graft down, most surgeons and their helpers tend to perspire, whether out of physical or psychological stress. The disposable part of the surgical tech uniform is the gown, gloves, cap, shoe covers, mask and protective goggles that are worn to protect the patient from microbes and the surgical tech from the patient’s blood. All of these coverings also cause the body to become responsive to room temperature and humidity changes during the course of... Read more...


What Are the Steps in Becoming a Licensed Psychologist?

Apr 12, 2015 | 12:00 pm

In order to obtain a license to practice, a psychologist must earn a degree from an accredited university or college. Even after one has earned a degree, it is also very important for one to complete the necessary requirements needed to obtain professional licensure in the state where one wishes to practice their profession. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, psychologists usually need to have a specialist or doctoral degree in psychology, having a master’s degree is satisfactory to apply for some positions. A practicing psychologist will also need to have a certification or license.... Read more...


How Does Tourism Impact The Hospitality Industry?

Mar 11, 2015 | 8:00 am

The hospitality industry is definitely one of the main industries across the world. The hospitality business comprises of resorts, hotels, motels, recreation spots, guest houses, picnic spots, etc. while businessmen, industrialists, professionals and tourists are the major (or target) customers. As a matter of fact, there are many countries that depend on their hospitality sector in order to earn major foreign exchange. Tourism involves touring activities embarked on by foreign visitors (and local inhabitants). For example, South Africa is one country in Africa that is known for its wild life parks. In order for tourism to have a great impact... Read more...