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Many companies trying out older interns

  Many companies trying out older interns By Sylvia Perez   Internships aren’t just for college kids anymore. A slumping economy and layoffs have many companies trying out older interns.   It’s a growing market that is getting some extra help, as more people realize older employees have a lot to offer.   It became …

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 …

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 …

7 Qualities To Look For In An Intern

  7 Qualities To Look For In An Intern By Amy Tori An internship has practically become a prerequisite to getting hired at any company. Companies are now increasingly aware of the ballooning costs associated with hiring individuals who drop out halfway through their training or onboarding process and keen to avoid these types of …

6 Student Internship Pitfalls to Avoid

  6 Student Internship Pitfalls to Avoid Student internships infuse energy and can bring much-needed benefits to your organization when done correctly. We reveal some pitfalls to avoid. By Entrepreneurs’ Organization When we asked our entrepreneurs about their experiences with student interns, many had positive outcomes to report. However, some learned by trial and error about …

How to Build a Successful Internship Program

  How to Build a Successful Internship Program By Jeff Pruitt Hiring an intern should not be taken lightly. It comes with responsibility and when done right, can lead to great things for all involved. Today’s leaders know the costs associated with new-hire recruitment and turnover among millennials is skyrocketing. Could solid internship programs be …

Agency interns and what they’re doing to your other employees

  Agency interns and what they’re doing to your other employees   There are many reasons agencies hire interns, says digital marketing agency Rogerwilco’s Jessica Edgson. They’re young, they’re eager and (let’s just be honest here) they’re cheap. Youngsters fresh out of ad school or university are blank slates who have yet to learn any bad …

Navigating the Legal Waters of the Unpaid Internship

  Navigating the Legal Waters of the Unpaid Internship Emily J. Bordens, New Jersey Law Journal   As summer is now in full swing and students have joined the professional workforce, employers must be sure to familiarize themselves with the law pertaining to unpaid internships. Amid a continuing wave of lawsuits initiated by unpaid interns …

Unpaid Internships Can Carry Legal Risks: Here’s What You Need To Know

  Unpaid Internships Can Carry Legal Risks: Here’s What You Need To Know Forbes Human Resources Council   Whether they’re a current student or graduate, internships give young adults a chance to get their feet wet in their chosen careers, as well as gain some basic job experience for their resumes.   But while most …