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Factors influencing corporate training program design options

Factors influencing corporate training program design options

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There are many limiting factors that can influence the structure of the training program. Some limiting factors include: amount of content, availability of participants, frequency content needs to be delivered or requirement for academic credit to be granted. Amount of Training Content If the content can be packaged to be covered in three hours or less blocks of time, then a workshop series or workshop menu may be the best option. Workshops can be offered on demand when there are enough participants to justify an offering or they can be scheduled in a regular rotation every few months. The content is better suited to a course structure if the content fits one or more of the following criteria: In-depth and complex Requires many hours to deliver the full content Is best de...
What Are the Main Skills of a Competent Estimator?

What Are the Main Skills of a Competent Estimator?

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The construction sector is not lacking in sharp questions and some challenging aspects. One of the most popular issues many contractors face is an inaccurate estimation. Usually, this is the main reason for poor bidding performance and failed tenders. But the most dangerous consequence is the bankruptcy of the construction company. Often, for the complete organization of the dedicated team’s work, most specialists use estimating software. This is a useful and indispensable tool in construction. This way most contractors are able to monitor the accuracy factor of the reports and check the forecasts.  But not all the tasks can be performed and managed with the help of modern software. The competence of the estimating expert is a must. The main characteristics of a high-level specia...
How to improve your grades

How to improve your grades

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There's no magic to passing a course with flying colors. Even the brightest students sometimes struggle to get good grades, most times because of something out of their control. When students get into situations like this, it's very likely that they're in a rut and don't know how to get out of it. The following tips will help any student finding it hard to improve their grades. 1. Figure out where you're lagging Do you find one particular subject harder than the rest, or are you having problems across the board? Take a look at your GPA and find out if there's a pattern. You need to spend your college years exploring subjects and finding the ones that interest you. If you're finding a subject difficult, don't let it affect your performance in the other subjects. You need to find out t...
Medical secretary education and career outlook

Medical secretary education and career outlook

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A well trained medical secretary, more commonly titled medical administrative assistant, is well regarded. Not only do these professionals make things easier for their doctor, they present a competent image to patients as well. An administrative assistant is the right arm of a doctor. This is also health care profession that is rapidly growing. When patients visit their doctor, they want to visit a well-organized, clean, and efficient environment. This is where a medical secretary demonstrates their administrative and professional skills. Their responsibilities include ensuring that patients have a good experience from the moment they enter the doctor’s office doors. This means that good people skills are critical when working with patients and other office personal. Medical Admi...
How to work past the age of 65

How to work past the age of 65

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As the expenses of daily life rise and the strain of the economic climate puts a drain on family finances, few find it possible to save enough money so when the time comes they can retire in comfort. Even if they do plan saving the traditional ways, the income derived from pensions, social security and RRSPs are often not enough to meet the rising costs of living. A report issued by National Summit on Retirement Savings that was held in June, 1998 states, “Americans must save more today if they are to realize the dream of a financially secure retirement tomorrow.” Section two of the report says: “Many Americans are not planning or saving enough to be able to afford to retire.” That hasn't changed since then and in today's poor economic climate savings are even harder to achieve. ...
When is right time for voluntary early retirement

When is right time for voluntary early retirement

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Taking early retirement is easier said than done and needs careful planning. A typical semi-retirement or working retirement plan involves: determining of the length of semi-retirement, accumulating savings to fund mandatory and discretionary spending during semi-retirement, budgeting for expenses and spending during the time off; and, developing a back up plan if ventures do not succeed Once the savings target is reached and before the resignation letter is tendered, semi-retirement activities should be planned out carefully to ensure that the temporary time off from work is well spent, efforts are worthwhile and goals are achieved. Spending Time With Family The best time spent by most people is probably with their parents, spouses, children and pets. Although the time ...