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  • Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Editor's Note: On October 15th,  Bryant & Stratton College Online hosted a webinar titled "Creating a Career Change Action Plan". Led by acclaimed career coach and frequent BSC Online presenter Kim Dority, the presentation provided practical tips and advice for anyone loo...

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  • Editor's Note: On August 28th,  Bryant & Stratton College Online hosted a webinar titled "Are You My Mentory? How to Find and Work with a Mentor" Led by acclaimed career coach and frequent BSC Online presenter Kim Dority, the presentation highlighted advice and guidance for students and professionals looking to find a mentor. Below are a few of Kim's key takeaways from the webinar. Click below to watch the recorded event. A mentor can be a terrific career resource, but it will be up...

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  • On July 19 Bryant & Stratton College Online hosted the “Job Ready or Not?” Employability Summit. The event featured tips and advice on improving employability skills from leading HR and hiring experts from CareerBuilder, Come Recommended, Enterprise, Humana, Marriott International, and Microsoft. The experts highlighted a variety of traits employers value as well as tactics for the job search, gaining experience before you’re hired and using social media to build a personal brand. Below ...

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  • When you’re new to the workplace, it’s normal to try to avoid making mistakes – after all, you’re working like crazy to impress people with how professional you are! But the reality is, everyone you work with has made tons of mistakes, from your boss to the company president. So instead of focusing on never making a mistake, shift your framework to what you can learn from your mistakes. That’s how you grow. For example, assume you’re stepping up to a new prof...

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  • The “Exploring Career Options” webinar provided tactics and information resources to discover a variety of professional paths to attendees. The  presentation also enabled attendees to: Understand and be able to use the best frameworks to explore the diversity of degree-related career opportunities Identify and use the best people and information resources for researching their options Determine the best questions to ask, and how to ask them so potential employers and career-connectors wil...

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  • In today’s internet-age information is so readily available, causing an increase in instances of plagiarism – especially accidental or ‘responsible’ plagiarism. The webinar Citation: Using APA & the Bluebook Together helped attendees identify instances where citation is necessary and what reference materials to use and how to properly cite information. Presented by Brandy Kreisler , Online Instructor at Bryant & Stratton College Online, the webinar specifically covered different fiel...

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  • As job-search efforts ramp up across a battered economy, job-hunters need every effective tool that can find. LinkedIn is one of the most robust tools available, with a wealth of tools, resources, and processes to help connect you with the right job. Best of all? It’s free, and really easy to use! During the presentation, acclaimed career coach Kim Dority shared her unique perspectives on just how to utilize LinkedIn for your professional needs. Kim also covered how to : Identify and use ...

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  • Are you striving to create a positive and performance-driven work environment? "Negative workplaces often frustrate managers, disengage staffers and generally demoralize the entire group, causing an uncomfortable and low-performance work environment," said Scott Traylor, Associate Campus Director for Online Education at Bryant & Stratton College. Acclaimed career coach Kim Dority discussed in depth, multiple strategies to help managers and staff work together to improve workplace morale...

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  • Considering a job or career change? If so, you may want to invest some time in identifying your work preferences first to ensure the change you’re making turns out to be a great fit. To start developing a solid picture of what your ideal work situation might look like, consider your responses to the following either/or combinations. Naturally, for some choices your responses may be more of a mild preference than a strong response, but this still gives you useful information, by telling you...

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  • The “Getting from Here to There” webinar provides advice and tips on how to create and execute an effective career plan, including information on strategic planning, targeted goal setting and identifying valuable contacts and resources. The webinar will enable attendees to: Clarify the type of career change they want to make and why Identify what actions and information are needed to accomplish this change Put together a realistic action plan for achievi...

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