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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Social media can kill your career. That’s not surprising, nor is it new. But right now, with recent college graduates out there job hunting and since it is an election year, this is a great time to be warned again. People are overlooked for job interviews and promotions and they get fired, all for making inappropriate posts on social media.  “People need to be reminded,” said Deborah Brown-Volkman, professional certified coach at SurpassYourDreams.com, “just like e...

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    We've found a collection of articles from around the web that talk about job search tips, keys for acing finals and lots more. Give these a read so you have the edge in your next interview or when you're sitting down to write a term paper. In addition to the aid and assistance you can receive by working with our financial aid team, researching additional scholarships can help bridge a vital gap in paying for school.  It’s easy to send a cookie cutter thank you email after an interview...

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  • Kim Doirty

    The great thing about starting a new year is that you can resolve to change all sorts of bad behaviors – you know, things like downing four glazed donuts every morning or a pint of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey every Friday night, spending way too much money on that online gambling site, or waiting until the last minute to get started on your course assignments. Right. We all know that probably most of those resolutions will be toast by, oh, mid-February at the latest. However, the...

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  • Kim Dority

    Two of the most powerful strategies for building your professional presence on LinkedIn are networking with others on the site and having people recommend your work and/or your skills. But how you reach out to people for networking and recommendation requests can either help you establish a great professional relationship with them or give the impression of carelessness and laziness.   Requesting Links and Recommendation Links are network connections you establish with others on LinkedIn t...

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  • Administrator

    Everybody has lapses in judgment now and then – usually in the company of friends, loud music, and a multitude of alcoholic beverages.  But not until the advent of social media sites did those momentary lapses in judgment have the possibility of wreaking long-lasting damage on your job prospects and career. So now’s the time to make sure you’re avoiding any of these career-busting social media “bad ideas”: Bad Idea #1: Focusing more on personal than profession...

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zz6u0a6kR2E Being an Online student doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on being a part of a campus community.  Social media tools like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube allow us to stay connected now more than ever before.  Getting involved with your college’s online social circle allows you to interact and get to know your classmates in a similar manner to how you would if you attended a physical campus and had time to talk in the hallway between classes.  Social...

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