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Tag Archive | "employment"

The Importance of Keeping in Touch When Your Internship Ends

Friday, September 14, 2012

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An internship can be a great, enlightening experience for those who take advantage of them. It won’t be easy, naturally, as you’re going head first into a whole new world, but that’s part of the point of an internship. You’re getting your feet wet before you jump into the pool. Even if you’re working unpaid […]

How Interns Can Be Helpful and Upbeat Without Being Annoying

Friday, August 31, 2012

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Internships are some of the most exciting positions that exist on the job market. Depending on what kind of company in which you wind up, an internship will get you the right foot in the door you’ll need to begin your career in earnest. It’s the proving grounds in almost every case, however, so your […]

5 Common Myths About Internships

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Every year, innumerable eager students and workers head excitedly into the wide world of internships ready to learn valuable skills and hopefully come away with important insights. While an internship is a fantastic way to pick up training and experience that will help you climb the career ladder as fast as you can, it’s important […]

Three Tips for Acing Your Virtual Job Interview

Thursday, August 9, 2012

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Nothing can be more stressful than preparing for a job interview. Under the best circumstances, you’re staring down the barrel of thirty pressure-filled minutes trying to sell yourself to a complete stranger while simultaneously seeming modest and affable. Your interviewer is going to ask you loaded questions like, “What would you say is your greatest […]

How to Best Include Internship Experience on Your Resume

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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Applying for a job can be a difficult task. Especially with the economy the way is it right now. And if you’ve got little to no experience under your belt, creating a resume that sells you well can be tough. The important thing is to use whatever experience you do have to paint you in […]

The Highest Paying Internships

Monday, August 6, 2012

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Traditionally, when people think about internships, phrases like “Lots of work for little-to-no money” tend to come to mind. Honestly, in many cases (especially if people are working for college credit), that would indeed be the reality. However, did you know that there are actually several internships that offer some pretty impressive paychecks? It takes […]

How Often Should You Have Employee Performance Reviews?

Friday, July 13, 2012

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Whether s/he is the employer or the employee, if there’s one thing that neither individual is usually excited about, it is having employee performance reviews. Probably because it’s like the adult equivalent of the parent/teacher conferences that so many of us experienced while growing up. If, as a student, you knew that you did well, […]

Tips for Building a Successful Internship Program

Friday, June 15, 2012

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If you run your own business, chances are you’ve had weeks where there’s just too much to get done and not enough hours to do it all. It happens to all growing businesses; it’s just the nature of the beast. Thankfully, there are ways to spread and lighten the load that don’t require hiring new […]

Top 3 Post-Intern Interview Tips

Saturday, May 5, 2012

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This is the time of year when a lot of college students are out of school, but that doesn’t mean that they won’t be busy. Indeed, summer is the time when many people are participating in internships. That is if all goes well with their interview. Indeed, sometimes, when it comes to an internship, people […]

How to Fill a Job That Nobody Wants

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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Honestly, in this economy, it’s pretty challenging to pitch out a job that absolutely no one wants, but there are definitely positions that, to the average person, are less than desirable. In those instances, placing an ad that simply says, “We need someone to clean our bathrooms” or “We can only pay you $10 for […]