Bryant & Stratton College Online Hosts Free Webinar For Students Interested in HR Careers by straightlinepr


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Kavitha Thimmaiah
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     Bryant & Stratton College Online Hosts Free Webinar For
                Students Interested in HR Careers
          Webinar will be held on May 23 and will provide an overview of what types of
            careers students can pursue with their online human resources degrees

BUFFALO, NY (May 14, 2012) – Bryant & Stratton College Online, a leader in online
associate’s degree programs, will host a free webinar for current students enrolled in a
human resources degree online or those who are interested in exploring a career in human
resources. The webinar, titled “What Does an HR Department Do Exactly?” will be held on
Wednesday, May 23, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. EDT. The webinar will cover the wide variety
of functions conducted by a human resources department.

Bryant & Stratton College Online Instructor Andrew Beyer will lead the webinar. Mr. Beyer
has over 15 years of experience in the field of human resources and has served in both the
private and retail sectors.

“Human resources is an exciting, dynamic field in which professionals have the opportunity
to take on many roles. The assumption is that HR professionals are in an office only to
enforce dress codes, celebrate birthdays and process hiring paperwork, but they do much,
much more,” said Beyer. “An HR department can impact a businesses goals and direction
significantly because it is an integral part of operations. This webinar will highlight the many
hats HR professionals have to wear and provide insight into the career as a whole.”

The webinar will cover topics such as: employment & recruiting, training & development,
compensation, benefits, employee services, employee & community relations, personnel
records, health & safety, and strategic planning. More specifically, Mr. Beyer will address HR
issues like productivity enhancement, incentive pay, profit sharing, outplacement services,
health & wellness and more. For current students the overview will provide a look at what to
expect in a human resources career and give a general background of the field for students
interested in enrolling in human resources courses online.

Current and prospective students interested in learning more about a career in HR are
invited to register for the free webinar at For
those unable to attend, a recorded version of the webinar as well as highlights from the
webinar will be available to download at after May 23.

Bryant & Stratton College was founded in 1854 and is regionally accredited by the Middle
States Commission on Higher Education. For more information about Bryant & Stratton
College and its online degree programs, visit

About Bryant & Stratton College Online
Bryant & Stratton College is a private career college delivering outcomes based education
and training through a flexible, contemporary curriculum in a personalized environment.
 The College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,
which is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education
and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and has locations in New York, Ohio,
Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as an Online Education division, and a Professional Skill
Center. For over 155 years, Bryant & Stratton College has been providing real world
education leading to bachelor’s and associate’s degrees and professional certificates. Bryant
& Stratton College Online offers five online bachelor’s degree programs, eleven online
associate’s degree programs and eleven 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. For more
information about our graduation rates, the median debt of graduates and other important
information, please visit General information about
Bryant & Stratton College and its online degrees can also be found at


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