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…

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 / ⠀Startup Advice / July 7, 2009

Jobs are scarce. Fewer jobs are available, and the pool of qualified candidates is vast. As post-graduates struggle to navigate the tough economy, undergraduates are experiencing similar conditions in the increasingly scarce market for internships and summer jobs. In an environment characterized by the survival of the fittest, what can Gen Y do? Summertime can be a very critical turning point in Gen Y’s professional development. For many…