Back to School Checklist for Adult Students

How should an adult prepare for going back to school? So – you want to return to school but are unsure how or where to begin? Whether you’re a parent looking for a different path or are now able to pursue your life-long dreams, Career Technical Institute’s training programs are for you! We design our courses for adults of all ages. These courses provide hands-on and classroom instruction for in-demand careers in the Healthcare, IT, Hospitality, Human Resources, and Office industries. However, before you begin your first day, we want to ensure you achieve success! To achieve this, we’ve created …

Why Are Hospitality Certifications Important?

How Hospitality Certifications Lead to Higher Positions With growing solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, the leisure and hospitality industries are seeing surges in travel demand. 77% of Americans have shown eagerness to travel at some point this year. However, these plans may halt because of the currently 1.6 million vacant positions in the leisure and hospitality industries, many of which are managerial or higher-ranking positions. Companies will have to close their doors to travelers if these positions remain vacant. These actions will cause the industry to add more to its $492 billion in cumulative losses. Luckily, you can be the …

Prepare for Your New Career at Career Technical Institute

How our Training Classes Lead to Rewarding Careers The COVID-19 pandemic caused countless shifts in everyone’s lives, both personally and professionally. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4.3 million Americans, or 2.9% of the entire workforce, quit their jobs in August, which was the highest of the entire year. The reasons behind the “Great Resignation” are many, but one main stand-out seems to be new employment opportunities or the option to begin an entirely new career. Fortunately, Career Technical Institute offers multiple professional training programs in industries that contain in-demand jobs. This means that you will not have to …

COVID-19 and the Hospitality Industry

What is the Future of Hospitality after COVID? Though COVID-19 took the whole world for a rigorous spin, there is unanimous agreement that the hospitality industry took one of the hardest hits. Travel spending in 2020 saw a decline of 42% from the previous year, while hotel occupancy dropped 33%. With lockdown restrictions keeping everyone at home, the industry experienced spikes in unemployment, operational limitations, shutdowns, and revenue losses. But now is the time to regain footing and take advantage of the consequential circumstances. As we get a better grip on COVID, there is more room for business in hospitality …

How Office Settings Will Differ Post Covid

What a Post-COVID Office Setting may look like As people get vaccinated and COVID-19 rates are dropping in many places, workplaces are gradually reopening. At the same time, we are a long way from returning to normal. Depending on location, size, and industry, every business must be careful about maintaining a safe environment for employees. Let’s look at what this new world will look like in several major industries. Medical Offices The pandemic has placed extra pressure on the healthcare industry. In addition to treating and testing people with COVID-19 related issues, they have had to stay open and provide …

Positive Outlook for Hospitality Industry

Many industries were hit hard by the 2020 pandemic, none more so than hospitality. Nonessential travel was prohibited for most people. Many restaurants, hotels, casinos, and resorts were forced to shut down or drastically change their modes of operation. As restrictions gradually subside in 2021, there’s good news for the hospitality industry. People are anxious to get out, travel, and enjoy themselves. Let’s see how this is likely to play out in the coming months. Positive Signs for Hospitality in 2021 After an exceptionally challenging 2020, the hospitality industry is on track for a recovery. This is, after all, one …