Tag Archive | "How To"

Making a Good First Impression as an Intern

Friday, January 21, 2011


So, you’ve landed your first internship. Congrats! Your resume made it out of the pile and you passed the interview with flying colors. Think the hardest part is over? It’s not.  Making a good first impression will be one of the most important things you do as an intern. Here are some tips to make sure […]

Social and New Media Internships

Friday, January 14, 2011


We wrote about the professional uses of social media for all types of internships in this post. But did you know that there are internships devoted to social and new media?  As more companies realize the value of spreading their message via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Foursquare, they need more manpower to manage those accounts. […]

Summer Internship Applicants: Start Your Search Now

Friday, December 17, 2010


It is about to be January, which means the prime application season for summer internships is almost here. Many companies will be evaluating their current staffers after the first of the year, which means they’ll also decide whether they need interns to help carry the weight around in the months that most regular employees will […]

How Web 2.0 Can Help Your Small Business

Tuesday, August 17, 2010


In this article, read about eight sites that will increase your online presence quickly and easily.

A Beginner’s Guide to Working from Home

Thursday, August 12, 2010


Whenever you choose to work, however, make sure you use the time to work and work consistently. Treat yourself like your own employee; give yourself hours and make certain that you stick to them.

Finding (and Keeping) the Internship You Deserve

Tuesday, August 3, 2010


Once you get your internship, just showing up every day will not allow you to walk away with the valuable experience or references you need. As an intern, it is important to go above and beyond your job description in order to be remembered.

Small Business Financing

Friday, July 30, 2010


Your search for small business financing doesn't have to be one you have to do alone. There are many resources, like the Web sites listed above, that can help you with your search.

When it comes to offshoring, do your homework!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010


Depending on what type of industry you're in, and depending on what you're looking for in terms of help, choosing 'Country X' over 'Country Y' may come down to how comprehensive their respective legal/legislative systems are in protecting the rights of companies doing offshoring business within their borders.

Late Summer Internships: Where and How?

Monday, July 26, 2010


The prospect of a paid internship (or any internship for that matter) may seem only a distant dream at this point, but it is crucial to stay motivated and understand that you are not alone in your strife.

Business Letters

Tuesday, July 13, 2010


The opening paragraph of an effective business letter introduces your company and the reason for the letter. If you're writing to someone who is a referral, mention the common connection you share.