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 http://online.bryantstratton.edu/webinar/. For those unable to attend, a recorded version of the webinar as well as highlights from the webinar will be available to download at http://onlineblog.bryantstratton.edu/ 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 http://www.bryantstratton.edu/Online-Learning.aspx.
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 www.bryantstratton.edu/disclosures. General information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degrees can also be found at www.online.bryantstratton.edu.
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