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Explore Holiday Trends: Consumers Shop Sooner, Spend More
The National Retail Federation says this holiday season will have consumers shopping sooner and spending more – emphasizing the deep impact that retail has on the overall economy and highlighting the career opportunities in the industry.
How to Land a Dream Career in the Apartment Industry
Don't roll the dice when it comes to discovering a dynamic and rewarding career! Once considered a best-kept career secret, DECA has helped increase awareness and promote the apartment industry as one that offers a “career of choice”, not of chance.
How to Build a Resume That Will Land Your Dream Internship
Constructing a resume that highlights your strengths to make you stand out as the best candidate may seem challenging. Here are a few tips to make the resume-building process easier.
Gain Career Experience with Job Shadowing Opportunities
Setting up job shadows for your chapter’s members will provide them with priceless opportunities to increase professional development, gain insight on future career options, increase familiarity with the industry of their competitive event and maximize their momentum!
Improving the Employee Experience
This year's Business Operations Research topic focuses on ways to improve the employee experience. We visited with Intuit, Men's Wearhouse and Marriott International to learn how they are charting a course for the future of their workplace culture based on their experiences from the past year.
Why Cross-cultural Fluency Is Among Today’s Most Sought-after Workplace Skills
As Head of Career Services at the international hospitality school Les Roches, Stephanie Ruiz has conversations every day with potential employers for Les Roches students. She explains why these employers now place cross-cultural fluency among their most in-demand skills.
Building Deep Customer Empathy to Solve Any Problem
Deep Customer Empathy creates shared understanding, insights and motivation to improve the lives of our customers. How do we gain this empathy? By observing people, their behaviors, patterns and environment first-hand, with a keen eye to their pain points and barriers to achieving their goal.
Opportunities that Arose from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Out of the box, creative thinking arose because of COVID. For the live events industry and specifically for EDGE, it meant shifting to remote filming kits and establishing health and safety protocols. It strengthened our client relationships and our team’s cohesiveness.
4 Videos to Help Discover What Kind of Work You Want to Do
Need help deciding on a potential career path or college major? Check out these helpful videos with concrete steps and reflection questions to help you discover what kind of work you want to do.
You Nailed the Final Interview... Now What?
You’ve received a job offer and now it’s time to discuss salary. Don’t skip the important step of negotiating for your best compensation package or you may be getting paid less than you’re worth!
Selling You: How to Maximize Your Bargaining Power in Job Salary Negotiations
Getting the most out of salary negotiations can be daunting when you’re new to the working world. While salaries across the country vary from region to region, there are some general tactics everyone can keep in mind to bring their best to the negotiating table.
From a Handshake to a Helping Hand: Connecting with Community Professionals
Stepping into a conversation with a professional can be intimidating, but with five key steps, you can create a connection that goes from an introductory handshake to a long-term career helping hand.
Accelerate Your Future Retail Career
Starting this week through early November, the NRF Foundation is offering a free virtual event series designed to help students find their next job opportunity, enhance their knowledge of the retail industry and expand their professional networks.
From Service Clerk to District Manager, the Walgreens Way
It was supposed to be a typical day in the life of then-teenager Mario Figueroa, a Walgreens district manager in the Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove, IL.
Residential Property Management: Success Starts Here
With a career in the residential property management industry, you’ll get to learn on the job, earn bonuses, work your way up, receive training, and enjoy benefits such as consistent hours, health insurance, rent discounts, and more!