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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 …

Small Business Staffing: Tips for Hiring Interns

  Small Business Staffing: Tips for Hiring Interns By Karen Sams  Build an internship program that benefits your business, team, and interns with these tips. For small business owners, hiring interns can be a great way to complete special projects, bring in a fresh perspective, or find new talent. It’s important to establish a process …

Memo to Jason Chaffetz: These are the congressional workers who actually need a stipend

  Memo to Jason Chaffetz: These are the congressional workers who actually need a stipend – The Washington Post By Carlos Vera Former congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) made headlines when he said members of Congress should receive a monthly $2,500 housing stipend. Days before retiring from the House, he argued that members of Congress often …

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 …

5 Ways Your Small Business Will Benefit From Hiring Interns

  5 Ways Your Small Business Will Benefit From Hiring Interns By Mike Kappel, Contributor   This group of fresh or soon-to-be-graduates is the future of your workforce. 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 …

Internships 101: Tips on Hiring Interns and Running a Successful Program

  Internships 101: Tips on Hiring Interns and Running a Successful Program By Isaac Coates   Figuring out how to run a legal and mutually beneficial internship program for young adults looking to enter the workforce can be challenging.   Congrats! Reaching a point in business where you are able to develop an intern program …

Shark Tank start-up Her Fashion Box exploited staff: Fair Work Ombudsman

  Shark Tank start-up Her Fashion Box exploited staff: Fair Work Ombudsman By Nick Toscano   A fashion business that began on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank has been accused of running an illegal unpaid internship program and exploiting staff.   Her Fashion Box complaints spark warning NSW Fair Trading warns consumers to steer clear of HerFashionBox.com, a start-up …

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 …

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 …