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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 …

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? …

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.  …

Area business leaders learn ‘ins and outs’ of internships

  Area business leaders learn ‘ins and outs’ of internships By Sarah Hite Hando at Times Leaders   WILKES-BARRE — When Maureen Ciliberto was an intern “back in the day,” fetching coffee was one of the duties.   “I was able to observe a lot, but I was more like extra help,” said Ciliberto, career …

Grow Your Business With Interns

  Every industry can benefit from interns.   A strong internship program can help business increase both productivity and profits while giving back to their community through by developing a qualified workforce.   An Internship Consultant can provide support in determining if an intern will help or hinder your business,  finding qualified interns, hiring great …

Social Workers for Business?

  Social Workers for Business? How They’re Helping the Private Sector And It’s Not Just Corporate Social Responsibility By Melissa Thompson   When most people think of social workers, they think of the people working in public agencies, helping individuals and families access services and live better lives. While the majority of licensed social workers …

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out By Sam Becker   The corporate world is in a state of constant flux, shifting in both design and function, always adapting to market trends and adopting new efficiency models. The American business landscape is a venerable laboratory of sorts, allowing for entrepreneurs to …

Paid Internships Impact Diversity

  Want more journalists of color? Help pay for their internships. By Meredith D. Clark, Ph.D. Internship season — that fall push for applications that often separate the folks working in media from the people with media-related degrees — is now upon us, and with it comes an inflection point. If we want more journalists …

Don’t Hire An Intern When You’re Desperate

  Hiring is the most important component of your internship program.  Please don’t rush the hiring process.  Finding the right intern can help you increase your productivity and profits while training the next generation of super employees.   I understand that you are busy and need additional support. I understand that you may be so …