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5 Tips to Help Women in Business with Career Management

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 officer at Facebook and a high profile woman in business, recently asked women to “lean in” to their careers. Her book of the same title has sparked conversations across the country on how to empower women to reach their full potential.

Follow these five career management tips to help you stand out and assert yourself as woman in business. Read More…

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5 Leadership Tips to Help New Managers

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: Read More…

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Key Technologies Featured in Office Management Training

If there’s one person who can be considered the “hub” of an office, it’s the administrative assistant. These professionals are typically in charge of doing all the daily activities that keep an office running.iStock_000014539547XSmall[1]

According to a survey by the International Association of Administrative Professionals, the biggest self-identified need in administrative assistant training is technology applications. That means, more than ever employers expect administrative assistants and executive secretaries to be tech savvy. The Office Management associate degree and Office Administration Assistant diploma program provides students with courses that focus on key technologies used in the field. Having a foundation in these technologies is important for improving employability skills. Check out the list below and see if you measure up to succeed as an administrative assistant or executive assistant. Read More…

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Digital Marketing and Physical Therapist Assistant Degrees Come to Bryant & Stratton College

Students at Bryant & Stratton College will have the opportunity to pursue two new academic programs this fall as the school has announced programs in Digital Marketing and Physical Therapist Assistant.

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program awards an associate in applied science (AAS) degree upon successful completion of the program, which is offered at Bryant & Stratton College campuses in New York (Orchard Park and Syracuse), Ohio (Parma) and Wisconsin (Wauwatosa).

Classes focus on the theory and practice utilized in a variety of healthcare settings through the assessment of skills, client/patient-centered and evidence-based interventions, as well as documentation and intervention planning. This structure ensures the program combines key in-class theory and hands-on, real-world scenarios. Read More…

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List of Hot Jobs You Can Land with a Finance Degree

Before you put your time and energy into applying for an online degree program, it’s important to research your future job prospects since some jobs have better prospects than others. There are several finance degree jobs considered to have a bright outlook, according to government labor statistics provided on O*Net Online.

In each of the job categories listed below, more than half of those employed in the field have some type of continued education. Bryant & Stratton College offers an AAS in Financial Support Services which can open the doors to prospective employers. Read More…

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Career Outlook: What is a Virtual Assistant?

Graduates of the Office Asssitant degree program at Bryant & Stratton College are prepared for a number of career options, including working as a Virtual Assistant in a number of business settings.

If you’re starting or in the middle of administrative assistant training, you may be thinking about what you’ll do after graduation (if you’re not, then you should!). Becoming a virtual assistant might be a good option for you.

A virtual assistant is a contract worker that businesses can hire to perform a variety of administrative duties. Virtual assistants operate as their own business, building a client base and working remotely from a home office or an independent workspace. Working as a virtual assistant allows for greater schedule flexibility, and gives individuals the opportunity to specialize in the areas of administrative work that they enjoy the most.

Interested in this unique career path? Here’s what you need to know about becoming a virtual assistant. Read More…

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Guide to Becoming a Successful Administrative Assistant

Did you know that successful Executive Administrative Assistants  work in nearly every industry, from agriculture and manufacturing, to education and Fortune 500 companies. Administrative assistants often make the first impression on prospective clients, and they provide critical administrative support so fellow employees and upper-level management can do their jobs effectively.

The administrative assistant goals you have set now can help you enjoy a successful lifetime career. Here are some administrative assistant goals you can work toward to land a job at your dream company. Read More…

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Five Things You Can Do with an Accounting Degree

Once you’ve made the commitment to invest time, energy, and money towards completing an accounting degree, it’s important to feel your efforts will be rewarded. Even in these turbulent economic times, getting a degree in accounting is one of the smartest moves you can make. Completing your degree will open the door for career opportunities in a variety of ways – the following five are just the beginning. Read More…

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New Blended Programs at Bryant & Stratton College Combine the best of Campus and Online

Whether you’re trying to run errands, mow the lawn, make dinner or attend school; time is rarely on your side. So, rather than try to figure out how to fit a full time course load into your busy schedule, Bryant & Stratton College has an alternative.

We are proud to introduce two new blended degree programs for students pursuing an associate degree in Medical Reimbursement and Coding or Business. Our new blended programs provide students the fit and feel of a true on-campus degree program with the added flexibility and convenience of an online program. The hallmark of our blended degree programs is that students are only expected to be on campus one day a week. The rest of your coursework is completed online!

Students will take two classes at a time over a seven and a half week session. This schedule combines to equate to five full-time semesters, meaning you earn your degree in the same amount of time as a student who is going 100% on campus or online. Read More…

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What Careers does a Financial Support Services Degree Prepare for?

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 about some of the most common types of careers you can get with an associate degree in Financial Support Services. Read More…

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