5 Reasons to Pay Your Interns

  Hosting interns is a great way to grow your business while building a strong workforce. Paying your interns has benefits for your company and your intern. 5 Reasons to Pay Your Interns: To be fair – Interns do work and should be compensated accordingly   To increase your pool of talented candidates – Qualified …

Develop a Plan for Your Internship Program

  An internship program is much more than finding a person who needs work and bringing them into your business to work for free or for a low fee.  In fact, that is a recipe for pure disaster.   Business Dictionary Online defines a program as a plan of action aimed at accomplishing a clear …

4 Reasons Technology Is the Future of Onboarding

  4 Reasons Technology Is the Future of Onboarding By Cathy Reilly Think of all the ways technology has changed how business is done. Instant communication is possible all the way around the world. Consumers can go through every step of the customer experience — finding what they want, researching it, purchasing it, receiving customer …

Six Ways To Develop Long-Term Relationships Through Mentoring

  Six Ways To Develop Long-Term Relationships Through Mentoring By Forbes Human Resources Council Internships and apprenticeships create an opportunity for students to gain experience. While experience is often used in a positive manner, not all experience is the same. If someone leaves an internship saying, “All I did was fetch coffee. I learned nothing …

10 Tips for Successfully Onboarding Your New Hire

  10 Tips for Successfully Onboarding Your New Hire Morag Barrett – Guest Writer Much has been written about the perils and costs that come with making a bad hire. The impact can be huge — for the company, the team and the hiring manager, not to mention the new hire him- or herself. The costs are not just …

Millennial interns are not happy making tea and doing photocopying, finds study

  Millennial interns are not happy making tea and doing photocopying, finds study By Shafi Musaddique A survey by Lloyds Banking Group suggests young people feel they aren’t getting the boost they need from internships. Young people feel increasingly sceptical about the value of internships as the majority of them still carry out menial tasks such …

Why companies should be investing in the millennial intern

  Why companies should be investing in the millennial intern By Sanjana Ray The millennial workforce in the professional world has become a prospective attrayante, for companies looking to adapt to the currents of the ongoing tech revolution. However, most companies prefer to test the mettle of this generation of tech wizards and social media …

Tips for Internship Assignments

  Tips for Internship Assignments Assign tasks that relate to your intern’s education and career goals. Assign a starter project to get your intern acclimated to your company and build confidence. Assign a long-term project to encourage autonomy, collaboration, and tie the internship experience together. Assign a variety of tasks and projects to maximize learning …