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Don’t Forget: Your Interns Are Employer Brand Ambassadors

  Don’t Forget: Your Interns Are Employer Brand Ambassadors By Elizabeth Meyer  With graduation and intern season upon us, we want to focus on Millennials and Generation Z and share how internship programs can be mutually beneficial for both the company and the employee. This post is written by Elizabeth Meyer, exaqueo’s Marketing and Communications …

Congress Called Out For Not Paying Interns

  Congress Called Out For Not Paying Interns A new report sheds light on which legislators pay their interns — and which ones don’t. By Kaeli Subberwal   Each summer in Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill is crowded with interns who answer phones, open constituent mail and assist members of Congress. But instead of getting paid …

What every employer should know about hiring interns

  What every employer should know about hiring interns By Jack Starkman   In the summer of 2010, Fox Searchlight released the movie Black Swan. The film went on to earn an Oscar — but behind the scenes, it was changing the legal landscape for unpaid internships. The back story is a lesson to all …

What Makes A Great Intern?

  Every industry can benefit from interns! There isn’t an industry or company that can’t bebefit from fresh persectives, additional hands, and a qualified  workerforce. The needs of every business and organization differ, therefore, I don’t believe that a particular major or school or age makes an intern great.  I do believe that there are …

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 …

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 …