Internship Finder: Interview with internrocket.com’s Michael Somers

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / February 23, 2015

Jobs are not what they used to be for both employees and employers. The average worker stays at each position just 4.4 years, which leaves employers looking for new staff members at a rate drastically higher than that of just several decades ago. For the employee, the market has become more competitive and a college degree is no longer a guaranteed ticket to a profitable and happy career with…

5 Reasons Why I Pay My Interns (And You Should Too)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / November 11, 2013

Unpaid internships are, in my opinion, a blight infecting the modern American economy. I understand why companies offer them, and if they were truly a way for those entering the workforce to get some real world experience by taking on a light work load within their chosen field, I might even support them. But they aren’t – instead, unpaid internships have become a way for businesses to get…

4 Mistakes of Managing Seasonal Interns

by / ⠀Career Advice Startup Advice / July 28, 2013

Should you hire an intern this season or forgo the concept altogether? This can be a tricky question. On one hand, seasonal interns can prove helpful in a small business setting. They can assist with non-critical tasks around the office, add young spirit into a company and cost a business owner next to nothing. On the other hand, bringing on a seasonal intern can also turn into a…

Get the Most Out of Your Social Media Interns

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 20, 2010

There is no bigger buzz word than social media and it couldn’t be more trendy to hire interns to “take care of it”, but just because this college crowd has been using Facebook for years, does it really mean they will be able to grow your business online? Just Hiring Any Gen Y Won’t Do Your social media/viral marketing intern candidates not only need to be driven and…

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