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List of Hot Jobs You Can Land with a Finance Degree

The financial services field is a great option for individuals who have a passion for numbers and helping people. Having the right career information about possible professional paths can help you determine if the industry is right for you and which job you should consider. Below is some key information […]

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3 WAYS TO MAKE EXIT INTERVIEWS MORE EFFECTIVE

Exit interviews are a double-edged sword: Your company desperately wants information from departing employees about how to improve, but employees have little motivation to provide complete, honest reasons for their departure. You can promise up one side and down the other that you’ll keep individual answers confidential, but the person […]

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DIGITAL HR: THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE, BEYOND THE CLOUD

“Digital technologies are transforming every aspect of HR, this requires HR to engage employees using the same techniques that their company has used to engages their customers. With this shift a fundamentally different HR strategy is required. It stands to reason that no element of work is immune to digital […]

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WHY TALENT TOPS EXPERIENCE IN THE RECRUITING GAME

Recruiters place too much value on job experience in their hiring process. Talent is the No. 1 trait hiring managers should be looking in top-tier candidates, suggests Jay Forte on Human Capitalist. Recruiters are wrong to think that experience creates talent, says Forte. Experience can uncover talent, but experience isn’t synonymous with talent. Instead, […]

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Women’s Soccer Starts 2016 on the Right Foot

The Bryant & Stratton College women’s soccer team took a win and a hard-fought draw from two NCAA DIII opponents this past weekend. Senior Kai Jacobs scored a pair of goals in BSC’s 2-0 win over Cazenovia College while senior goalkeeper Megan Hagadorn made 13 saves the following day against […]

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A Taste of Place: 6 Traditional Oaxacan Recipes

The Oaxaca region is rich in culture, diverse topography, and fertile agricultural land. Teotitlán del Valle is a small weaving village outside of Oaxaca City, world famous for its artisanal rugs and natural wool products. Its weavers are internationally recognized masters. Their carpets, or tapetes, are hand-loomed from naturally dyed wool using local […]

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About ResearchReady

ResearchReady teaches and assesses students’ critical thinking and research skills through its standards-aligned content. ResearchReady provides the tools to support students as they apply these skills through their research process.Together these tools can prepare students for 21st-century critical thinking and research.

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How to Run Effective Meetings

There are times when that “Meeting Monday” feeling lasts all week. Meetings can be time consuming and expensive, especially when you factor in salaries for the number of people around the table. Learning how to run meetings effectively is an import skill that is key to leadership development. Using these […]

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HOW TO REINVENT THE EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK

Every business needs an employee handbook, right? This contains all those fun legal things like the fact that you’re an at-will employee, that you need to comply with a code of conduct, and what the dress code is (among other things). So, it’s a really, really important document. Except that […]

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FORGET BEST PRACTICES. HOW TO GET EMPLOYEE TRAINING RIGHT

Teaching employees how to interact with customers is critical to any company’s success. But getting that training right can be challenging, especially as training staffs grow. Why? The larger a training department is, the greater the disconnect between what trainers think are best practices and the customer scenarios employees are actually encountering day to day, writes Bill […]

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Is Criminal Justice Studies Right For You?

The field of criminal justice can be attractive to anyone interested in how justice is dispensed in the US and around the world. Earning a degree in Criminal Justice Studies from Bryant & Stratton College is the perfect way to pursue a career in the field of criminal justice. The […]

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7 Ways to Improve Your Resume in the New Year

Is changing your job or career direction one of your New Year’s resolutions? If so, then it’s time to update and refine your resume. But choosing which accomplishments and experiences to list and enhance on your resume can be difficult, especially if it’s been a while since your last job […]

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Study in China and Gain a Competitive Edge

Finding a job in the United States is as challenging as ever. According to the Economic Policy Institute, unemployment remains high for young college graduates, and those 20-somethings that do find jobs will likely have to settle for entry-level positions. How does a recent college stand out among thousands of other […]

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Instructor Blog: Communicating with your Instructor

Instructors are an essential resource for students. As an instructor, I am always happy to provide clarification on a student regarding course content or feedback on a grade.  From an instructor perspective, I wanted to offer insight into different ways to reach instructors, and how to ensure a prompt response. […]

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PREPARE FOR TALENT CURVEBALLS WITH CROSS-TRAINING

The biggest reason we hire people is because they have skill sets that meet our current needs. But business needs change and, perhaps more frequently, employees’ lives change: people have babies, get married, move on to new opportunities. It may look like you have every skill your department needs on […]

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5 Questions to Ask Your Professor in an Online Class

If you are registered for an online course this semester, you may still be acclimating to a learning experience that is much different from a traditional, in-person class. Perhaps the largest difference is that you likely have not met your professor in person, and the vast majority of your interaction […]

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What Does Sustainable Agriculture Mean to You?

Laurie Reese uprooted her life in the Pacific Northwest to learn how to become a farmer. The 54-year-old grandmother resigned from her office manager job and drove cross-country with her 76-year-old father last spring to join UVM’s Farmer Training program. The granddaughter of a California almond farmer, Reese grew up […]

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