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3 Keys To Maximizing Your Intern’s Effectiveness

  3 Keys To Maximizing Your Intern’s Effectiveness By AJ Agrawal Let’s talk about internships and ways to boost the productivity of an intern. Today, there are greater numbers of intern applications because most companies want to cut costs by hiring eager, capable students who are vying for work experience and cost less to hire …

Why Should I Hire An Internship Consultant?

  10 Reasons You Should Hire An Internship Consultant An Internship Consultant provides guidance and best practices on developing internship programs and managing interns. An Internship Consultant can recruit, hire, and train the right intern so you can focus on growing your business. An Internship Consultant can help you develop and implement policies and procedures …

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 …

Sweet Briar’s campus is excellent ecosystem for grant-funded sustainability internships

  Sweet Briar’s campus is excellent ecosystem for grant-funded sustainability internships By Suzanne Ramsey   This summer, five Sweet Briar students are hard at work as campus sustainability interns. The internships are funded by a half-million-dollar grant from the Judith Haskell Brewer Fund of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, which supports Sweet …

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 …

Businesses can give interns a chance to shine — or whine

  Businesses can give interns a chance to shine — or whine Joyce M. Rosenberg, AP Business Writer   NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh face or long face? Which one you see on interns at small businesses may depend on whether the boss gives them a chance to shine or do only menial tasks. As …

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 …

An Embattled Etsy Slashes Its Intern Program

  This news of the way Etsy changed its internship program saddens me.  A well-planned internship program can be an asset to your business – a part of your capacity building plan, corporate social responsibility plan, or employee engagement plan. I believe there was a better way. Read the article below and share your thoughts. …