SOURCE: Bryant & Stratton College Online

Bryant & Stratton College Online

March 23, 2011 12:14 ET

Free Webinar Series Offered by Bryant & Stratton College Online Shows Participants How to Carve a Successful Career Path

The First of the Three Webinars Is April 6 and Will Discuss Specific Actions Students Need to Take to Start Their Career While in School

BUFFALO, NY--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) -  Bryant & Stratton College Online announced today that it will be hosting a series of three webinars at no cost for current Bryant & Stratton College students, prospective students and people seeking information on how to get ahead in their career. The first free webinar will take place on Wednesday, April 6, from noon to 1 p.m. EDT. This webinar, titled "Jumpstart Your Career While You're in School," will reveal ten specific steps every student should take while in school so that they are properly positioned for post-graduation career opportunities. Seasoned career coach Kim Dority will lead the webinars. Ms. Dority has been writing about and teaching courses on career development for more than a decade. She has also spoken at numerous national professional conferences on this topic.

"Employers have started hiring again, but today's job market remains tough. A college degree is still critical to landing a competitive job but job-seekers need more to stand out," said Kim Dority, of Dority & Associates, Inc. "Job seekers with little experience often struggle to promote their skills, but by networking and building their professional brand they can be ahead of the pack. These webinars will show people exactly how to gain that competitive advantage in the job market."

To register for any or all of the webinars visit More information about the webinars, including what participants will learn, is below:

"Jumpstart Your Career"
Date: April 6, 2011
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. EDT
There are many actions students can take to position themselves with potential employers and job opportunities while they're still in school. This webinar will identify those actions as well as steps students can start taking today to build their post-graduation career opportunities.

"Build Your Professional Brand"
Tentative Date: April 13, 2011
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EDT
Your professional brand is simply all the ways you showcase your professional strengths, attributes, interests and experience to the world. Fortunately, there are things you can do to start building the professional brand that will make you stand out as a strong contributor to any company -- even if you are a student, unemployed or don't yet have work experience in your chosen field. This webinar will teach participants how to build a professional brand and how to showcase their value to potential employers.

"How to Build a Resilient Career"
Tentative Date: April 20, 2011
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. EDT
To build a resilient career, one that will sustain you over the decades of your working life, you need to make smart choices, take responsibility for outcomes and be able to figure out your best options when things don't turn out as planned. The good news: there are solid strategies for dealing with career opportunities (and disasters). Knowing these strategies will help provide the confidence needed to be a truly independent professional, regardless of what's going on in the job market.

"Employers are often flooded with resumes; some receive hundreds of qualified applicants for a single position. The tips from these webinars will help people stand out from the crowd," said Scott Traylor, Associate Campus Director for Online Education at Bryant & Stratton College. "We're excited to offer Ms. Dority's expertise for free to anyone who is interested. These webinars are intended to get people thinking in unique ways about how to approach their job search and about how they can actively position themselves for a successful career."

Every person who attends a webinar offered by Bryant & Stratton College Online will be able to download a hand-out recapping the webinar and the top tips they can deploy to pave the path for career success. For more information about Bryant & Stratton College Online, go to

About Bryant & Stratton College Online
Bryant & Stratton College is one of the nation's pioneers in career education and is the premier provider of online associate's degrees. Bryant & Stratton College offers accredited education that upgrades student capabilities and maximizes their marketability. For more than 155 years, Bryant & Stratton College has helped students gain the career skills they need to succeed in the workplace. Currently, Bryant & Stratton College Online offers four online bachelor's degree programs, eleven online associate's degree programs and ten online certificate programs in a variety of fields including business, criminal justice, financial services, healthcare, human resources and information technology. Some online programs are not yet available in all states. Bryant & Stratton College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Bryant & Stratton College also offers flexible scheduling at its 17 campuses located in four states: New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin. For more information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degrees, visit

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