How to Evaluate an E-Portfolio: Best Practices for Assessing Job Candidates

How to Evaluate an E-Portfolio: Best Practices for Assessing Job Candidates

    Definition

      The National Learning Infrastructure Initiative defines an electronic portfolio as

    A collection of authentic and diverse evidence, drawn from a larger archive representing what a person or organization has learned over time on which the person or organization has reflected, and designed for presentation to one or more audiences for a particular rhetorical purpose.”

    A good e-portfolio tells the candidates’ story of growth and development over time.

    Candidate e-portfolios may include MS-Word, Excel, or PowerPoint documents, images, multimedia, blog entries, hyperlinks to web pages, databases, applications, certificates, etc. Read more

Getting Out Of Debt With A Debt Management Company

Getting Out Of Debt With A Debt Management Company

If you are searching for an rapid resolution for your debt problems, then unfortunately there is no quick solution. Each individual case needs a personal plan to help escape the debt they are faced with, and as each case is separate, what works for some may not work for others.Through a variety of options and plans tailored to each person’s needs, a debt management company can assist you in becoming free of your current debts.

The aim of any debt management company will be to assess your current financial situation. Read more

How To Counter Resistance to Change in the Workplace

    Communicate and Educate

      The single-biggest factor that causes resistance to change in the workplace is absence of correct information. Very often, management fails to communicate, or communicates vaguely without specifying details. The management themselves may be unaware of what lies ahead, and would not want to commit to an outcome which may change, but such reasons do little to assuage employees or dispel their anxiety.

    Plan. Read more

When Is The Right Time And The Wrong Time To Use A Payday Loan?

When Is The Right Time And The Wrong Time To Use A Payday Loan?

In the current enviroment payday loans have been exposed to even more scrutiny then in years past. Whatever your stance, pro or con, there is no denying that payday loans do in fact service a particular market segement that may otherwise not be approved for a loan at all. A payday loan is just what it sounds like; an unsecured loan given to a borrower on the understanding that it will be paid back in short order once payday arrives.

Why are payday loans more popular than ever?

– ease of application: the entire process can be completed online. Read more

How to Master a Sales Meeting in 30 Minutes or Less

How to Master a Sales Meeting in 30 Minutes or Less

You get a call from a new prospect who wants to meet with you and discuss your solution. He gives you a 30 minute time-slot four days from now. Unfortunately, you didn’t take the time to ask this new prospect any questions during your brief telephone conversation and now you’re concerned because thirty minutes isn’t much time to fully explore his situation AND present your solution. Read more