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Bipartisan effort approves concept of Agricultural Workforce Development Program

  Bipartisan effort approves concept of Agricultural Workforce Development Program -National Young Farmers Coalition DENVER – At its final hearing today (Oct. 6), the first-ever Colorado Young & Beginning Farmers Interim Study Committee voted unanimously in support of creating an Agricultural Workforce Development Program in Colorado. This program would provide cost-share support to established farmers …

Workforce plans put new emphasis on paid internships, apprenticeships

Workforce plans put new emphasis on paid internships, apprenticeships By Dan Zehr – American-Statesman Staff Workforce data suggests more applicants than opportunities for white-collar and tech internships, but too few applicants for blue-collar postings. It’s gotten so hard to find skilled welders, the factory managers at Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions hung a bell on the wall …

Maine employers put new focus on internships to vet fresh talent

  Maine employers put new focus on internships to vet fresh talent By J. Craig Anderson, Portland Press Herald Business leaders say robust programs are a good way to attract and retain skilled workers – plus they don’t leave the state after they graduate. Luis Paniagua was a summer intern at Wex Inc. in South …

Develop a Plan for Your Internship Program

  An internship program is much more than finding a person who needs work and bringing them into your business to work for free or for a low fee.  In fact, that is a recipe for pure disaster.   Business Dictionary Online defines a program as a plan of action aimed at accomplishing a clear …

Millennial interns are not happy making tea and doing photocopying, finds study

  Millennial interns are not happy making tea and doing photocopying, finds study By Shafi Musaddique A survey by Lloyds Banking Group suggests young people feel they aren’t getting the boost they need from internships. Young people feel increasingly sceptical about the value of internships as the majority of them still carry out menial tasks such …

Why companies should be investing in the millennial intern

  Why companies should be investing in the millennial intern By Sanjana Ray The millennial workforce in the professional world has become a prospective attrayante, for companies looking to adapt to the currents of the ongoing tech revolution. However, most companies prefer to test the mettle of this generation of tech wizards and social media …

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 …

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 …