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…

Internships for Emerging Entrepreneurs: A Gen Y Success Story

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 29, 2011

With 50% of their ranks either unemployed, under-employed or having already abandoned the workforce – Gen Y clearly understands the importance of entrepreneurship. More specifically, they understand that a lifetime working for someone else just to pay the bills was their father’s generation’s goal… not theirs. According to a new study by Buzz Marketing Group and the Young Entrepreneur Council, and reported by Donna Fenn, Gen Y isn’t…

How to Avoid the Quarter-Life Crisis by Making the Most Out of College

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 10, 2010

College is an incredible opportunity, and I’m not referring to the classes. Many students in college enjoy a financial freedom that they’ll never again experience after graduation. Of course this isn’t the case for everyone, but there are certainly a lot of you out there. I’m not going to sit here and tell you that you shouldn’t spend time in college partying & hanging out with your friends…

Unpaid Internships: Secret to Success for Gen Y

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / July 7, 2009

John Exley is a 19-year old who is already networking the tough job market. His passions include entrepreneurship, fashion, technology, and helping others to achieve their dreams. He’s a sophomore Interdisciplinary Engineering & Management major at Clarkson University. He is also President of his school’s chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO). Jobs are scarce. Fewer jobs are available, and the pool of qualified candidates is vast. As…

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