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News is the current updates regarding various development taking place in and around the world.

The Best of Burlington Vermont

Burlington, Vermont is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable – and greenest – places to live and visit. The city’s vibrant arts and culture scene, endless outdoor recreation opportunities, and scenic beauty draw millions of visitors each year. Live music, art openings, and comedy shows can be enjoyed […]

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Career Outlook: What is a Virtual Assistant?

Graduates of the Office Management degree program at Bryant & Stratton College are prepared for a number of career options, including working as a Virtual Assistant in a number of business settings. If you’re starting or in the middle of administrative assistant training, you may be thinking about what you’ll […]

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CAN COMPLICATED BE SIMPLE?

I have had an iPhone since the 3G.  I love the device.   Apple has made it easy to stay with them and they create great continuity in their upgrade stream.  They have excellent functionality and peace of mind with iCloud backups.  A recent experience made me realize just how dependent […]

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Get a Jumpstart on the Admissions Process

The college admissions process used to involve an elaborate set of steps including hand-written forms and a plethora of paperwork. Fortunately, the internet has completely transformed the experience. There are a number of resources available to students who may need to obtain transfer credits before applying or for those who […]

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5 Steps to Build Your Personal Brand Online

Have you Googled yourself lately? If you use the Internet, then you most likely have a personal brand. Your personal brand is essentially how you choose to present yourself and how you are perceived. Online, your personal brand is made up of your social media presence, personal blog or website, […]

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5 Steps to Prepare for Negotiations

The art of negotiation is a delicate balance between asking for too little and too much, according to Tim Lybarger, a human resource and organizational development expert. To reach a balance, and a solution that is acceptable to both sides, you need to focus on the other person and anticipate […]

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WHAT WOULD YOU PAY $1 PER MONTH FOR?

I follow analysts in the industry regularly, both topical to our domain and those that have a financial focus in the applications markets.  One of my favorites is Scott Berg of Needham & Company out of New York.   His latest on 11/30/15 was titled “Industry Checks Indicate 3Q Strength More […]

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CLOSE THE SKILLS GAP: GET WITH THE 21ST CENTURY

Recent graduates can’t land jobs, while employers complain that they can’t find people to hire. The facts just don’t add up, yet the troublesome gap is widening. Educators, entrepreneurs and political pundits alike are weighing in on the so-called skills gap — the widening split between what educators are delivering and what today’s modern […]

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Medical Assisting Grant Now Available to New Students

UPDATE: The Medical Assisting Grant offered for the September 2016 semester is no longer being offered. To determine if you’re eligible to receive grant, scholarship or loan funding to help pay for your education, please contact the financial aid department at Bryant & Stratton College. Bryant & Stratton College has […]

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International Influence

The recipe for success in college athletics varies by team and sport. At the “junior college” level that recipe can be even more challenging when it comes to recruiting and retaining players. Nick Dimitrievski and Alex Grigorita seem to have found one way to stay ahead in the ever competitive […]

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UVM Student on a Mission to Eradicate Malaria

After four years with the Peace Corps, Matt McLaughlin became program manager of Stomping Out Malaria, a Peace Corps program that aims to eradicate the mosquito-born disease in Africa. He recently began the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at the University of Vermont. Because the program is offered online, he’s able to […]

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DID YOU KNOW THAT SKILLS ARE NOT BEHAVIORS?

As Learning and Development professionals, one of the big distinctions we need to make when developing training is that behaviors and skills are two different yet related constructs. It is teaching a skill that ensures that the future behavior modification will last longer than just trying to modify a behavior.  Bandura’s […]

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CHANGING IS NOT TRANSFORMING!

So let’s say you are helping a child with their science homework and so you reach for Google.  The assignment is simple, to talk about how a caterpillar turning into a butterfly.  One website says, “The caterpillar starts to change”, and then you go to another website and it says, “The transformation from caterpillar to butterfly is one […]

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WHY DOES IT APPEAR THAT BAD TRAINING WORKS?

Does this sound like you? You are a manager. You’re looking for new and innovative ways to build your organization to perform at higher standards. You just came off an average, mediocre or even less than stellar year and the associated pressure to perform in the next fiscal year falls […]

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Making the Most of Your Campus Visit

Visiting a college is the most effective way to learn about campus culture and student life. Want to make the most out of your college visits? Take the time to meet as many people as possible, and check out everything from the dorms to the dining halls. Here is our […]

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