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12 Ways Students Can Help Your Small Business Succeed
Nov15

12 Ways Students Can Help Your Small Business Succeed

If your business lends itself well to short-term help — whether virtual or in person — then internships are the way to go. It’ll also help you get organized with a system you can easily teach an intern each semester. While the student gets hands-on experience and a behind-the-scenes look, you get to

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Is Your Unpaid Internship Program A Good Idea? 6 Legal Considerations
Oct08

Is Your Unpaid Internship Program A Good Idea? 6 Legal Considerations

For those unable to find paid work, an unpaid internship might seem like a useful way to gain valuable experience, recommendations and even future job placement. Likewise, for cash-strapped startups, the idea of getting labor without having to trade liquidity or valuable equity can be too appealing to ignore…

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13 Signs That Your Company Is Ready For Interns
Sep26

13 Signs That Your Company Is Ready For Interns

Taking on interns shouldn’t be something you do just because you could use the extra help. It’s vital to remember that these folks are students or recent graduates that require training and mentorship in the field. So, until you have time (and funds) to do that – or can hire someone else to manage the…

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How Hiring An Intern Can Help Your Startup

How many times have you had a great idea that was put on the back burner due to lack of time, resources or money? What happens to all of those things on our to-do lists that would be nice-to-have instead of need-to-have? These nice-to-have to-dos never seem to get accomplished because our “real” work…

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10 Business Tasks You Should Never Give Your Interns

Social media and interns don’t mix. A lot of companies have brought in interns with the hope of getting free labor for all the many aspects of creating a social media campaign. But an intern is the wrong person because the intern likely doesn’t have the experience to make good judgment calls, doesn’t know your company well enough to be an effective representative and may not be around long enough for a real campaign…

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