1. Bryant & Stratton College Grad: Spinning in the Right Direction

    Montez Smith says his back was up against the wall. He couldn’t find work, his unemployment benefits were running out and he had two young children to support. He knew the low-paying and spotty work he was familiar with as a welder wouldn’t help him meet his future goals. He knew he wanted more, knew that his family deserved more.

    “Change is necessary,” Montez said to himself when he enrolled at the Bayshore campus of Bryant & Stratton College in Wisconsin. And it changed his life.

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  2. Bryant & Stratton College Accounting Grad: Responsible for her Own Success

    Bryant & Stratton College graduate Katia Brown knows a lot about shouldering a lot of responsibility. She spent a good portion of her life taking care of the bed-ridden grandmother who raised her. You might think, then, that she’d be ready for a break. You’d be wrong. When Katia thinks about what she likes most about her job as an accounting assistant at First Capital Payments, she says it’s “all the responsibility I have.”

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  3. How your Online Image Can Sabotage your Job Search

    Did you know that even before you walk through the door for that interview, you may have already made a first impression? According to a 2013 nationwide survey by Harris Interactive, more than 43 percent of hiring managers decided NOT to hire someone because of something they found out about a job candidate on social media.

    Your online image can leave a lasting impression – make sure it’s a good one!

    Here are 5 ways your online image could sink your offline chances for success:

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  4. What you need to be a good accountant –adding it up

    If you’re good with numbers and understand just how important it is for companies to always have a clear understanding of their financial health, then maybe you’re already considering a career as an accountant. Accountants are vital members of business teams and provide their services across a variety of industries. And according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as the economy improves, so will the job prospects for accountants!

    But do you have the qualities that might be a natural fit to the profession? Here are 6 characteristics that make a good accountant:

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  5. Bryant & Stratton College Grad: “The Best Decision I could have made”

    Bryant & Stratton College not only gave graduate Anna Burris an education and the opportunity for lifelong friendship and mentor relationships; its Career Services Department helped her land the job she loves. Anna received her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting in 2012 and has been working at the Batt, Hultman & Sippel accounting firm since she graduated.

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  6. Erin Lily –Giving Back to Those Who Have Given

    Erin Lily developed a passion for nursing working as a certified nursing assistant at Ellen’s Home in Germantown, Wisconsin. But she also became passionate about geriatric care.

    “I definitely want to work in geriatrics,” said Erin, “or maybe even hospice.”

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  7. Whom Should you Ask for a Letter of Recommendation? 5 Tips to Consider

    A professional looking resume and carefully crafted cover letter aren’t all you’ll need in preparation for your next job interview. You’ll also need to be ready with a list of references and letters of recommendation. But how do you know just whom to ask for those very important letters of recommendation?

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  8. Bryant & Stratton College Business Grad Recruited by International Company

    Nicole Gee got discouraged when the traditional classroom instruction she was receiving in pursuit of an associate’s degree didn’t suit her learning style. But she didn’t give up! Instead, she enrolled in Bryant & Stratton College’s fully online program for her Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (BBA). Not only did she attain her bachelor’s degree, but she was also recruited by electronic display and imaging giant Thomas Electronics where she’s now working full time at a job she loves. And she says it was all thanks to Bryant & Stratton College.

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  9. The BSN –Why you need a Bachelor’s Degree with your Nursing Degree

    The 2010 Affordable Health Care Act has already had a notable and profound impact on healthcare in the U.S., but it’s hardly the only reason the industry is going through a bit of tumult. Advanced medicine, an aging population and the rise and prevalence of chronic illness is taxing the healthcare system and demanding more and more from the professionals who work within it. Nurses, in particular, are finding that the skillset that was once sufficient is now falling short.

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  10. Chuckie Campbell: Bringing his Passion for Language into the Bryant & Stratton College Classroom

    Developmental Composition, Research and Writing I & II and Public Speaking aren’t usually courses which draw students in droves, but there’s something about the classes Dr. Charles Campbell teaches that has them filling the seats on the Bryant & Stratton College Buffalo campus.

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