January 19, 2017
Why Spec Work and Interviews Aren’t Compatible premium
Right now you’re in school, working hard on honing your skills so when you graduate you’ll find a job that showcases your awesomeness with a company that appreciates your talent. The only sticking point is in exchange for an interview companies want you to show them your talent for free. And frankly, you are sick […]
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January 18, 2017
A Successful Competency-Based Education Program Begins with Measuring Learning Outcomes premium
Increasingly, competency-based education (CBE) is becoming an essential component to competency-based hiring (CBH). Because CBE models are based on clearly defined learning outcomes, their transparency gets employers attention for three reasons: Successful competency-based educational models inherently foster the development of higher order critical thinking, problem solving, organization, innovation, and communication skills. CBE students can demonstrate […]
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January 17, 2017
The Disconnect Between an Entry-level Job and Experience premium
Anyone can take a quick look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics and gather that the job market is stronger than it has been in a decade. Unemployment levels remain relatively low, and job creation has experienced a notable increase over the last three years. For recent graduates, one might think searching for and securing […]
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November 30, 2016
Creating Portable, Reportable Learning premium
The intersection of competency based education and competency based hiring is an increasingly important facet of the total learning experience. Students want to retain and ultimately showcase what they learn in a meaningful way, and educators need tools that allow them to provide the highest quality of teaching available in and outside the classroom. Both […]
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November 30, 2016
HBCUs & Portfolium Prove that Diversity Equals Competency premium
Two significant historically black colleges and universities (“HBCUs”) Morehouse College and Spelman College, took an innovative step forward to assist students in their career initiatives. A new partnership between the two institutions and Portfolium, an e-portfolio platform, paves the way for students to increase their awareness and amplify organization of the skill sets and unique […]
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November 16, 2016
CRANE Pathways Partners with Portfolium to Enhance Student Experience at 45 High Schools premium
Capital Region Academies for the Next Economy (CRANE) has recently teamed up with Portfolium, an e-portfolio platform, to provide students with an important project-sharing tool  as they prepare for their chosen careers. The partnership between CRANE and Portfolium represents a commitment to students’ long-term success, as services will be made available throughout 45 high schools […]
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November 9, 2016
Penn Selects Portfolium to Enhance its Career Services’ Offerings to Students premium
In a further move forward into the digital era of career services, the University of Pennsylvania has entered into a relationship with Portfolium. More than 16,000 students enrolled at Penn now have access to the cloud-based, turn-key ePortfolio platform intended to improve the process of building and updating a resume. Instead of focusing on traditional […]
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August 11, 2016
Portfolium Top 100 Expert Picks: 2015-16 School Year premium
Raw passion and talent As founder and CEO of Portfolium, my team and I are committed to providing a free and modern platform for Doers everywhere to showcase their projects directly to employers. These projects are proven to be the #1 indicator of job performance (above even GPA and notoriety of their university). It allows […]
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July 14, 2016
New and Improved Profile premium
How do I showcase the specific work and projects that relate to a class or volunteer experience listed in the “About” section of my Portfolium? This simple, but powerful question has had quite an impact on our new profile layout launching sitewide today! Our team gathered valuable feedback from faculty, staff, students, and employers, and has developed […]
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May 3, 2016
ASU GSV Summit 2016 Pitch premium
Portfolium had the honor to pitch at the ASU GSV Summit in the Venture Company Track on Tuesday 10:00-11:00am. Other presenters included: AfterCollege Career Journey GPS (Vocatio) Whooo’s Reading WayUp (Growth)
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January 17, 2016
Portfolium Partners with Mortar Board premium
This month, Portfolium partnered with Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society. Mortar Board is the premier national honor society that recognizes college seniors for outstanding achievement in all three of its Ideals: scholarship, leadership and service. Membership is synonymous with dedication and success. Only  selected students on are invited to join this esteemed society. Members […]
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August 21, 2015
Challenge Winners Announced! premium
Our first-ever Portfolium challenges have officially come to a close! We’re excited to share that over 130 awesome entries showcasing a wide variety of skills, experiences & projects were submitted! A BIG congratulations to our 65 winners! Our GRAND prize winners are… Web Design Challenge Zach Case 3D Print Challenge Adrian Van Wijk Event Planning Challenge Sarika […]
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