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    A human resources certificate program is a valuable addition to your career portfolio. While work experience is important, there is no way to quantify whether or not a prospective job candidate's experience has provided the education, knowledge and skill sets a company is looking for. Your human resource certificate will serve to validate your mastery of HR skills. In addition to advancing your human resources career, receiving an HR certificate can also help you to increase your lifetime salar...

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    Though there has been significant progress concerning gender equality in the workforce, women are still lagging behind men when it comes to executive positions in business. According to career information at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Women in Business, women are particularly underrepresented in the C-suite and on corporate boards. The center’s data finds that women currently hold just 4.2% of CEO positions in Fortune 1000 companies. Sheryl Sandburg, chief operating of...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    If you are dreading going in to work every day, there’s a good chance you are in a serious job rut and it might be time for a change. During your employment it is likely that you encountered and interacted with an HR professional. But, have you ever stopped to ask if human resources is a good career for you? The human resources department is extremely important at any company or place of employment for almost every field and industry. Human resources specialists, and other HR professionals...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    If you’ve recently graduated with a human resources degree, or are planning to go into the field, you’re probably wondering what your employment options will be. The downturn in the economy means that there are less corporate HR positions available. However, the employment services industry is on the rise, and starting your career at a professional employer organization (PEO) may be the best way for you to start gaining valuable experience in HR.  PEO careers provide a vari...

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    Receiving your human resources degree is the first step towards entering an exciting career field. There are multiple jobs you can get that fall under the Human Resources (HR) umbrella. In a small company, you may be the sole human resource specialist. In larger companies, you will join a dynamic HR team. Today, most companies prefer their HR employees to have a degree with an emphasis in human resources and it is really how to get a good job in human resources at the entry level Here are some o...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    When you enroll in the AAS in Human Resources program at Bryant & Stratton College, you’re taking an important step towards an exciting and versatile human resources career. Immediately after graduation from our program, students are eligible to apply for a variety of entry level HR positions, and are well on their way towards higher earnings and career advancement. The first thing you want to do is learn a little more about the types of careers available as a new HR professional. Some...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    You’ve had it! You’re sick and tired of your supervisor’s behavior and you’re not going to tolerate it anymore. He gets on your nerves with micromanaging, perpetual grumpiness, ineffective work processes and he just gave someone else the assignment you really wanted. Well, despite your frustration, don’t constantly head off to the human resources department to complain about him unless you want to risk being labeled a troublemaker. But, know that there are some perf...

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  • Allison Perkins

    Studying to enter the human resource management field? Here’s a great way to learn the ropes, set a career course and make contacts before you ever leave the college classroom: join the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Professional associations like this are not just for professionals. These organizations are happy to train, groom and teach the newest up and coming stars in their fields. And SHRM membership is among the best when it comes to setting HR professionals on the pat...

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  • Tracy Sedor

    Meeeooowwww……. As I sat at my desk processing new hire paperwork, I was wondering if I was dreaming. Did I really hear a cat on the second floor of the suburban building my office was located in? Thinking I must be hearing things I continued to work on my paperwork. What I should have known is in the world of Human Resources, there is no typical day and that day was no exception. Eight years earlier, on a hot and muggy day in Bowling Green, Ohio, I was sitting on the floor with a c...

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    The longer you work, sooner or later it’s going to happen to you: the major mess-up. You did something that was the result of perhaps not quite paying attention, missing a major detail, skipping a step in a work process to beat a deadline, or figuring that it wouldn’t really make that much difference if you just relied on someone else’s information rather than verifying it for yourself. The result: a classic screw up, the kind that’s going to be embarrassing at best, send your boss through the r...

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