Staffing firm creates Talent Hub program for interns

  Staffing firm creates Talent Hub program for interns By Rachel Watson AXIOS HR connects interns with small- and mid-sized businesses that often don’t have time to hunt for, train and retain new workers.   Months ago, leaders at AXIOS HR, 528 Fourth St. NW, noticed small businesses in West Michigan were desperate for new …

5 Ways Your Small Business Will Benefit From Hiring Interns

  5 Ways Your Small Business Will Benefit From Hiring Interns By Mike Kappel, Contributor   This group of fresh or soon-to-be-graduates is the future of your workforce. A lot of college students are on the lookout for work experience. Many of them will seek out internships and skill-building opportunities, and chances are, at least …

8 Benefits of Hiring Interns for a Small Business

  8 Benefits of Hiring Interns for a Small Business By Bonnie Ton   You don’t always have to hire full-time employees for your small business. Sometimes, it’s more beneficial to bring an intern to your company. Here’s a list of 8 benefits for hiring interns:   Discover Your Future Employees According to Leger Marketing …

How a Culture of Good Delivers Impact and Profits

  How a Culture of Good Delivers Impact and Profits by Ryan Scott   Scott Moorehead had a problem. As CEO of TCC Verizon, the nation’s largest Verizon authorized retailer, he knew that his industry suffered from habitual long-term employee turnover, as is true with most companies in the retail space. More than 80% of …

Students should have the freedom to do unpaid internships

  Students should have the freedom to do unpaid internships by Sandy Malone   That good internship on your resume can be the difference between getting a job interview or not. And the competition to get internships is brutal, because students really, really want them. Unfortunately, the number of internship opportunities available has dropped over …

Internships 101: Tips on Hiring Interns and Running a Successful Program

  Internships 101: Tips on Hiring Interns and Running a Successful Program By Isaac Coates   Figuring out how to run a legal and mutually beneficial internship program for young adults looking to enter the workforce can be challenging.   Congrats! Reaching a point in business where you are able to develop an intern program …

Shark Tank start-up Her Fashion Box exploited staff: Fair Work Ombudsman

  Shark Tank start-up Her Fashion Box exploited staff: Fair Work Ombudsman By Nick Toscano   A fashion business that began on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank has been accused of running an illegal unpaid internship program and exploiting staff.   Her Fashion Box complaints spark warning NSW Fair Trading warns consumers to steer clear of HerFashionBox.com, a start-up …

Businesses can give interns a chance to shine — or whine

  Businesses can give interns a chance to shine — or whine Joyce M. Rosenberg, AP Business Writer   NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh face or long face? Which one you see on interns at small businesses may depend on whether the boss gives them a chance to shine or do only menial tasks. As …

The take: The high cost of unpaid internships

  The take: The high cost of unpaid internships Opinion writers share their takes on working over the summer Sasha Jenkins, The Daily   “Get your foot in the door” is a common phrase that encourages a go-getter attitude. As college students, we’re used to hearing that sentiment. It emphasizes the power of the individual. …

How To Recruit Top Social Media Interns

  How To Recruit Top Social Media Interns By AJ Agrawal   When it comes to hiring for social media, most businesses are eager to find talent. After all, these candidates are not only ahead of the latest and greatest trends, but can bring a fresh perspective on how your messaging and branding candrive new …