June 20, 2017
Using ePortfolios and Canvas premium
Several tools exist to help students and educators create and sustain a competency-based education environment, not the least of which are Canvas and ePortfolios. As a powerful learning management system, Canvas is designed as a platform focused on the needs of educators today, with simple to use software, adaptable configuration, and countless reliable features that […]
June 14, 2017
How ePortfolios Complement NACE Competencies premium
In the last decade or so, defining the extent to which graduating students are prepared to enter the workforce has become an important discussion shared by the students themselves, educators, and legislators. Career readiness was quickly coined as a term used to quantify the value of one’s education, but little had been done to break […]
June 6, 2017
How to Make an ePortfolio premium
Having a digital highlight reel with the help of an ePortfolio is an important component of presenting a well-rounded view of a student’s accomplishments both in and out of the classroom. With the help of Portfolium, students have a simple way to create an online presence that clearly showcases their skills and competencies. It can […]
May 30, 2017
What is in an ePortfolio? premium
The use of ePortfolios in the education setting has risen significantly in the last few years. As a way to showcase skills, competencies, and completed work, ePortfolios offer a deeper look into an individual’s education and work history than a traditional resume ever could. The electronic format of an ePorfolio not only makes it simple […]
May 23, 2017
5 Steps for Creating a Digital Badging Program (Infographic) premium
Digital badges are fast becoming a foundational piece of the new wave of highlighting the unique education students receive.
May 18, 2017
What is a Digital Badge? premium
Showcasing students’ skills and achievements by way of resume line items and transcripts no longer serves as powerful a purpose as it once did. Instead, many colleges and universities have gone the way of ePortfolios to help students create a digital history and presentation of their accomplishments, both inside the classroom and elsewhere. While ePortfolios […]
May 16, 2017
6 Tips for Switching ePortfolio Platforms premium
Over the last few years, electronic portfolios have become a staple in the education arena. They work as powerful tools to provide students an opportunity to create an identity through work projects and proven skill sets in an easy-to-use and easier-to-share platform. While educators have increased their use of ePortfolios across the campuses of universities […]
May 2, 2017
Campus Career Fairs Aren’t Dead but Their Relevance is Changing premium
A quick online search will return hundreds of thought pieces about the relevance of career fairs on campus in today’s hiring market – most which all but scream that the strategy is dead on arrival. However, recent research by the National Association of Colleges and Employers highlights a different perspective. In a survey of job-hunting […]
April 26, 2017
7 Myths about Entry Level Hiring premium
Hiring managers have one of the most crucial roles in a company. Not only are they tasked with defining and filling open positions, but they also must ensure the hires they bring on are the best fit for the organization. The ability to do so is even more impactful when it comes to entry level […]
April 18, 2017
Doubling Down on Diversity in the College Recruiting Process premium
Diversity has become a hot topic among employers large and small in recent years, due in part to highly public reports released by some of today’s most newsworthy companies. Silicon Valley’s finest, like Twitter and Uber, have released less than praiseworthy marks in the area of diversity, and they have vowed to change it in […]
April 11, 2017
Attention Campus Recruiters: Your Target Schools Miss the Mark premium
Selecting core and target schools for on-campus recruiting is a way of life among most recruiters. There is a strong belief that sourcing recent grads and current college students from top-ranking colleges and universities saves both time and money throughout the recruiting process, and subsequently on training and cultivating on the job. However, filling open […]
April 6, 2017
Modernizing Your Campus Career Fair Strategy premium
Careers fairs have been a staple in on-campus recruiting for decades. Countless employers set up shop in the hopes the perfect candidate will casually walk by the brochure-heavy table and immediately fall in love. Although career fairs have some merit in sourcing qualified prospective hires, the process ends up feeling a bit like speed dating […]