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How to Get an Intern in Your Small Business

  How to Get an Intern in Your Small Business By Eric Rosenberg, Nav   Internships are a win-win in business. An internship acts as an opportunity for a student to get real-world business experience and learn more about their chosen field. For the business, the intern acts as a cheap source of labor for …

Low income students find working for free is not an option

  Low income students find working for free is not an option By Eva Ellenburg With internships more important now than ever, employers increasingly search for recruits with these experiences on their resume. Many of these positions offer no compensation, but what does this mean for students who can’t afford to work for free? Junior …

Many companies trying out older interns

  Many companies trying out older interns By Sylvia Perez   Internships aren’t just for college kids anymore. A slumping economy and layoffs have many companies trying out older interns.   It’s a growing market that is getting some extra help, as more people realize older employees have a lot to offer.   It became …

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 …

Bring Career Portfolio Development with Internship Managers to Your Company

  Interns often have a selection of placements to choose from. Monetary compensation is important but not always the deciding factor.  In order to recruit and retain the best interns, companies also need to guarantee substantive learning and offer unique perks. Helping your intern develop a career portfolio is a unique benefit not offered by …

5 Reasons to Pay Your Interns

  Hosting interns is a great way to grow your business while building a strong workforce. Paying your interns has benefits for your company and your intern. 5 Reasons to Pay Your Interns: To be fair – Interns do work and should be compensated accordingly   To increase your pool of talented candidates – Qualified …

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 …

Six Ways To Develop Long-Term Relationships Through Mentoring

  Six Ways To Develop Long-Term Relationships Through Mentoring By Forbes Human Resources Council Internships and apprenticeships create an opportunity for students to gain experience. While experience is often used in a positive manner, not all experience is the same. If someone leaves an internship saying, “All I did was fetch coffee. I learned nothing …

10 Tips for Successfully Onboarding Your New Hire

  10 Tips for Successfully Onboarding Your New Hire Morag Barrett – Guest Writer Much has been written about the perils and costs that come with making a bad hire. The impact can be huge — for the company, the team and the hiring manager, not to mention the new hire him- or herself. The costs are not just …