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Be a Mentor to Your Intern

  Internship – A specific time frame to complete structured activities in a closely monitored environment guided by individual learning goals describes an internship.   Two of the six Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) criteria that must be present in order to justify an unpaid internship are: The internship, even though it includes actual operation …

Will An Intern Ruin My Business?

  Many entrepreneurs, managers, and CEOs shy away from working with interns because of the criteria set forth by The Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).   Particularly troubling for many business owners is the standard that “The employer that provides the training derives no immediate advantage from the activities of the intern; …

What Tasks Can An Unpaid Intern Perform?

  First let me start by saying that I believe every intern should receive some sort of financial compensation whether it is a weekly transportation stipend or a monthly bonus – even interns working in nonprofit organizations.   There are regulations for what constitutes an unpaid internship versus employment in private or for profit sector.  …

Area business leaders learn ‘ins and outs’ of internships

  Area business leaders learn ‘ins and outs’ of internships By Sarah Hite Hando at Times Leaders   WILKES-BARRE — When Maureen Ciliberto was an intern “back in the day,” fetching coffee was one of the duties.   “I was able to observe a lot, but I was more like extra help,” said Ciliberto, career …

Choosing the perfect intern the right way

  Choosing the perfect intern the right way By Disha Kathuria The internship phase is the Rainbow Bridge or star gate on the career path. It is the transitory period where freshly moulded minds leave the safety of the theoretical world of books, assignments, and exams, for the practical world. Not only is this phase …

What Are Your End Of Year Goals?

  Time To Evaluate and Get In Position! The end of the 4th quarter for  businesses. The end of fall semester for college students. The end of the year 2016 for us all. What are your end of year goals for your internship program?   Related Articles: What Should I Teach My Intern? When Should …

Shop on Black Friday and Donate to Pack A Purse™ Drive

  10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive goal is to collect 1,000 purses and fill with personal hygiene items for teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters. If you are traveling for Thanksgiving please consider donating your unopened hotel toiletries to Pack A Purse™ Drive. If you are a Black Friday shopper …

We Need You To Get Involved With Pack A Purse™ Drive

  Thank you for a decade of care and support for teen girls!   Since 2007, JaMai and Packaged For Success (formerly The Teen Toolbox) have collected and delivered 3,895 purses to 49 organizations that serve teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters.   Our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive begins …

Is your Intern Coordinating Your Pack A Purse Drive Collection?

  Our goal for our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive is to collect 1,000 purses between November 1 and December 5, 2016.   You’re an amazing business owner with a heart to help your community.  I invite you to become a supporter of our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive through financial contributions or …

Do You Want To Volunteer For Pack A Purse Drive 2016?

Since 2007, JaMai and Packaged For Success have collected and delivered 3,895 purses to 49 organizations that support teen girls in group homes, foster homes, and homeless shelters.   We hope you will collaborate with us during our Pack A Purse™ Holiday Drive. We are seeking several drop-off locations in the community for our Pack …