What is the career gap?

career gap

The way we approach our working lives is changing. A growing number of people are deciding to take time out of their career to explore and reevaluate. The days of the nonstop, one-track career are disappearing. A more fluid approach, in which people dip in and out of a career to make more time for …

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Best Practices in Career


The Pomerantz Career Center provides personalized consulting for your organization that can be done over the phone, video conference, or during a site visit. Topics include the following:  BrandingLet us help you establish and elevate your brand awareness on campus as we assist you in developing a combination of proven strategies.Establishing InternshipsIf you are considering establishing …

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Differences Between Permanent, Temporary and Contract Work

Differences Between Permanent, Temporary and Contract Work

Broadly speaking, there are three categories: permanent, temporary and contract work. Temporary and contract assignments often use interchangeable language and your Change consultant will be able to guide you through the differences, making you completely aware of the working status of each. The significant differentiator in a contract is your own “employment status” with a …

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What Is a Contractual Job?

Contractual Job

A contractual job is employment that requires you to sign and agree to terms of a contract before you begin working. Contractual work is usually for a specified amount of time and ends upon completion of a project or assignment. Some employers prefer to hire contractual workers if their workload fluctuates or if they want …

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Performance Appraisal

Performance Appraisal

What is a Performance Appraisal? A performance appraisal is a regular review of an employee’s job performance and overall contribution to a company. Also known as an “annual review,” “performance review or evaluation,” or “employee appraisal,” a performance appraisal evaluates an employee’s skills, achievements and growth, or lack thereof. Companies use performance appraisals to give employees …

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What is A Job Description?

Job Description

What is a Job Description?A job description is a document intended to provide job applicants with an outline of the main duties and responsibilities of the role for which they are applying. The description is usually drawn up by the individual in the organisation responsible for overseeing the selection process for the role, often with the help of …

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How Education Helps in Human Development


The fact that education plays an important role in human development is often ignored. This is a shame, because it’s this value that is often most important. Education can help people develop economically, socially, and intellectually. Further, it’s not just individuals who benefit from education. Entire communities benefit. In fact, when it comes to the …

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What is a scholarship?

Exchange Programs

A scholarship is a type of financial support that helps people so that they can study at school or college. The support is, in most cases, based on academic achievement. However, in a few cases, the criteria may be different. If a person does not have the money to pay for a course, for example, …

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