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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 …

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 …

Keeping an Eye on the Next Generation

  Keeping an Eye on the Next Generation Rick Short, Indium Corporation   Mark Reece is the perfect example of why Indium Corporation invests in student programs. In 2015, while employed part-time at a local furniture warehouse and working toward a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology, Reece was selected to participate in Indium’s Summer …

The Story of This 70-year-old Intern May Be The Next Hot Trend in Recruiting

  The Story of This 70-year-old Intern May Be The Next Hot Trend In Recruiting By Victoria Ahl on LinkedIn When you hear the word “intern,” you probably don’t think of a 70-year-old retiree. But that’s exactly who Sally Susman, an EVP at Pfizer, had in mind in when she brought in Merrill Lynch’s former …

12 Tips to Successfully Manage Your Intern

  12 Tips to Successfully Manage Your Intern By Melinda McCorkle Brunell With summer approaching, do you look at the coming onslaught of interns with both anticipation and dread? For every intern who worked out so well we hired them, many of us recall others who produced little of value or needed so much hand-holding …

6 Ways to Be a Great Boss to Your Intern

  6 Ways to Be a Great Boss to Your Intern By Betsy Aimee   Looking back on my early career, I realize that many of the skills that have helped me stay employed in the “real world” didn’t come from what I learned in lectures, but from the internships I pursued while I was …

How to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Interns

  How to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Interns By Menlanie Brooks   Each summer, college students across the country get a taste of the real world by participating in internships. It’s worth it for companies to put time and effort into developing a summer student program that benefits your business. This worthy …

How To Start an Internship Program At Your Company

  How To Start an Internship Program At Your Company By Lauren Berger, “The Intern Queen”   Attention Employers! This blog is written just for you. I get hundreds of employers contacting me each week and asking if they can start an internship program. The answer is, YES! I put together a few tips for …

Done Correctly, Your Internship Program Could Generate Serious Cash

Done Correctly, Your Internship Program Could Generate Serious Cash Five reasons you should see these young up-and-comers as more than mere coffee fetchers. By Heather R, Huhman   At the IMA Financial Group in Denver, public relations manager James Williams knows firsthand the value of a great intern. Last summer, Williams and his office got to …

Why We Should Not Outlaw “Unpaid” Internships

  Why We Should Not Outlaw “Unpaid” Internships By Jennifer Schneible and Abigail R. Hall For a new college graduate, finding a job is stressful. That first job is more than a paycheck. The job represents the accumulation of hours of hard work and a start on a stable future. In a job market dominated …