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Should I Talk Politics with My Intern?

  Did you watch the President’s speech last night? Will you talk politics with your intern today? Whether or not it is “appropriate” to talk politics with your intern depends on the tone and purpose of the discussion. I don’t think a political debate is wise or appropriate. As a social woker I definitely talk …

What Are Your Company’s Core Values?

  The core values of an organization are those values we hold which form the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves.  We have an entire universe of values, but some of them are so primary, so important to us that throughout the changes in society, government, politics, and technology they are STILL …

How to Be an Awesome Intern Manager

  How to Be an Awesome Intern Manager By Ashley Mosley   Taking on interns isn’t for the weak of heart or mind. They need dedicated supervision, feedback, and meaningful projects. Can you commit?   Let’s face it: better intern managers make better interns and generate knockout internship programs. Effective intern management can drastically improve …

4 Social Media Projects for Your Student Intern

  4 Social Media Projects for Your Student Intern by Sophie Bujold     Summer is here and so is student intern season. Many travel businesses choose to use these bright young minds to help get ahead on projects and social media is often on the list.   While I’ve cautioned you in the past …

5 Tips on Being a Great Intern Manager

5 Tips on Being a Great Intern Manager   To be a great leader of people – convince them to follow you, not your rules. – Jeffrey Gitomer   The one word that makes a good manager – decisiveness. – Lee Iacocca   The beauty of a great manager is his or her ability to …

Build Your Internship Program On A Solid Foundation

  “Interns thrive in order and decline in chaos.” – Nicki Sanders   Do you want an intern to: Understand business your mission and goals Respect and protect the boundaries you set Know and represent your business well Have a valuable learning experience Help you increase your productivity and profits Become your next great employee …

How to … Create effective internships

  How to … Create effective internships By Beth Luberecki   Samantha Scott wanted to help the next generation of public-relations professionals. So the president of Pushing the Envelope Inc., a Fort Myers-based marketing communications firm, began to offer internships at her company.   What started with just one intern a year has since grown …

5 Ways to Eliminate Your Fear of Working with Interns

  Do you need extra hands to help you complete important tasks while allowing you the time to focus on higher level, income-producing business activities without exorbitant costs?  Developing an internship program may be the answer to your need. Are you afraid of working with interns because you are afraid of being sued? Afraid the …

‘Sitting in limbo’: Career officials, agencies uncertain how hiring freeze will affect student internships

  ‘Sitting in limbo’: Career officials, agencies uncertain how hiring freeze will affect student internships By Neelesh Moorthy   Trump signed the order—which calls for a freeze on hiring federal civilian employees—in late January.   Looking to work in the federal government this summer? It’s unclear whether that’s still an option.   President Donald Trump …

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 …