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Interns Could Be A Gateway For Your Small Business To Find New Talent

  Interns Could Be A Gateway For Your Small Business To Find New Talent By Spandas Lui   University students hoping to gain real-world experience before entering the workforce will often seek out internships. You may find it troublesome to look after an intern in your business but they may be able to help you …

5 Ways Your Small Business Will Benefit From Hiring Interns

5 Ways Your Small Business Will Benefit From Hiring Interns This group of fresh or soon-to-be-graduates is the future of your workforce. By Mike Kappel   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 one potential …

Where to Find Security Talent & How to Keep Them Happy

  Where to Find Security Talent & How to Keep Them Happy By Tim Armstrong It’s no secret that there’s a huge talent shortage in the security space today. With a low supply and high demand, salaries have surged, increasing 6.4% from 2015 to 2016. (That’s an even higher salary growth than software engineers are …

Brand Your Company to Recruit the Best Interns

  Let’s face it, name recognition is important.  People want to be connected to people and companies that invoke positive or powerful emotions.  The truth is some interns select their placement based on name recognition.  How can you distinguish your business so that you are an intern’s first choice?   What are your company’s core …

Sign Up For Your Free Internship Program Assessment

  Do any of these words describe your current business state? Frustrated? Stressed? Anxious? Overwhelmed? Over-worked? Underpaid?   Where is your company growing?  Do you need help in your business but have more time and tasks than money? Are you ready to make your mark in your industry by developing the next generation of experts? …

How to Develop an Effective Internship Program at Your Company

  How to Develop an Effective Internship Program at Your Company Internship programs can help develop your recruiting efforts. By Tony Delmercado   How do you get a job without experience and how do you get experience without a job? Let’s address this age-old question from the business owner’s perspective: How do I find the …

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; …

Join me at the Business Women’s Network of Howard County Luncheon

  The Business Women’s Network of Howard County promotes and supports professional women in their careers as executives, business owners and leaders. BWN provides a vibrant network of women who have a significant impact on the business environment in Howard County.   I am honored to be a panelist for How to Attract and Retain …

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.  …