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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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    Prospective students interested in health care certifications often begin their educational journey asking, "is medical billing and coding a good career choice?" For many, returning to school consumes valuable time, energy, and monetary resources. Researching prospective career opportunities beforehand is key to a successful educational experience. Medical billing and coding careers offer the chance to work in multiple medical settings, making it a wise choice for those who want to enter the he...

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    Successful paralegals are people who have a passion for the legal field - criminal, divorce, family, estate, or contract law - but prefer not to give legal advice. They love to perform research, complete forms, and keep records. They enjoy working in the back office and providing support. If that sounds good to you, read on to learn all about how to get a job as a paralegal. Paralegals and legal assistants support lawyers in their daily work: Search, locate, and use information from legal t...

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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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    Congratulations! You’re in your first managerial position. With this likely comes more responsibility, a higher salary and subordinates. It’s an exciting time, but it’s also a good time to reflect on helpful career information, like what makes a good manager and consider what your management style will be. Here are some leadership tips for new managers: Set the example You probably already conduct yourself in a professional manner, but now it’s even more important to b...

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    One of the challenges of rethinking our careers these days is how to most effectively position ourselves with a potential employer for maximum opportunity (okay, first to get hired, then for maximum opportunity!). In other words, you and your outstanding skills are the solution to the problem or challenge they face. Whether you’re writing a cover letter, tailoring a resume, or preparing for a job interview, think about how to demonstrate and document your problem-solving track record. The...

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    If you are stepping into your first "real" job after college you probably have a mixed bag of feelings about it. It's exciting to meet new people, have new responsibilities and contribute to your new company's goals. And it's also little scary. That's just how it goes when you're a newbie, but that’s a bad thing. Some mistakes are expected and they are easy to avoid or correct as long as you are aware of them. Here are a few: Flying Solo “Although you’re new to the compan...

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    As part of Bryant & Stratton College Online's efforts to bring resources and information to improve students' and graduates' employability, our blog staff sat down with resume expert Todd Lempicke of ThinkOptimal to talk about trends and best practices. Q: What's one component that is commonly found on strong resumes? A: Having quantified accomplishments is the single most important key to a strong resume. It's not about what you do so much as how well you do things, and employers want to ...

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    If you're one of those lucky young people who knows exactly what you want to do with your life, then congratulations. However, these days, by the time people enter the collegiate realm, put themselves through school, or get a job to begin supporting their family - the career vision can evolve multiple times. Successful IT online training courses can transform a basic skill set or a general knowledge/interest into more specific and marketable abilities. Keep Ahead of the Game In a competitive jo...

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    The IT field is an exciting career path that offers a number of terrific opportunities to those with an education in IT Networking.  Careers in information technology can be exciting because technology is constantly changing. Plus the field is very diverse. Students in IT security training are learning different skills than someone earning a computer networking degree. The complexity and variety may be two of the reasons people are attracted to the field. But, how do you know if an IT care...

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