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What is Competency Mapping?

In order for a business to perform well it needs to get the most from its assets. One of the most important assets of any business will be employees and competency mapping is all about using this resource as effectively as possible. Competency mapping is based on the work of psychologists and the aim is to help the individual perform as efficiently as possible; this benefits not only them but also the organization they work for.

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What Are the Different Types of MLM Businesses?

Multi level marketing (MLM) businesses are considered by some to be the future of marketing. This is also a type of marketing strategy that receives a lot of criticism. There are different types of MLM businesses and we will be looking at these here. We will begin though, be explaining what we mean by multi level marketing.

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What are Fixed Deposits?

When it comes to investing money there are a number of possible options. One possibility is a fixed deposit account. This is where you invest your money for a set period of time. The fact that you are willing to tie your money up means that you can generally expect to receive higher rewards.

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What is a Multinational Corporation?

multinational corporationsA multinational corporation can also be referred to as an international corporation. This is the type of company with production outlets in different countries or that sells their products and services in different countries. In the last few decades we have witnessed a huge rise in the number of multinational corporations. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 Best Investment Planning Books Reviewed

Investment planning is a subject of great interest to many people because such high stakes are involved. There are many possible investment strategies and this is a subject that can be very confusing for the newcomer. Luckily there are some great books available that will be of use to those who already have a bit of knowledge about investment planning or those who are new to the subject area. Here are just five of the best investment planning books available today.

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What is an IRA?

The simplest way to explain an IRA would be to say that it is a retirement account that provides tax advantages. IRA stands for Individual Retirement Account. A lot of people may view an IRA as an investment but this isn’t really correct; it would be better to say that an Individual Retirement Account is a basket where you can hold your investments. This type of account covers a wide range of possibilities and the one you will choose will very much depend on your exact needs.

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What is a Freight Broker?

freight brokerA freight broker can refer to any person who sells transportation without actually providing this transportation. This individual usually acts as a liaison between an authorized transporter and an individual or business that requires some type of shipping service. It is the job of the freight broker to match those who are looking for transportation with the service provider who is able to provide the best solution to their needs. Even though this broker doesn’t actually provide and transportation directly they are still viewed as having an important role in the movement of cargo.

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What is Cenvat?

Cenvat is an acronym for Central Value Added Tax. It is similar in many respects to another type of tax system called Value Added Tax (VAT). Cenvat is used by a lot of European countries and other places such as India. This form of taxation is said to have many benefits over other types of tax systems – in particular it minimizes the cascading effect that occur with other types of tax systems and people feel that it is a lot fairer. Read the rest of this entry »

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