5 Reasons Why Job Applications Online are Obsolete

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LinkedIn's logo floats above two fighters squaring against each other in a dark alley. Recruiter Doom and Super LinkedIn draw their weapons and prepare for battle over the slain logos of websites that require clients to fill out job application online.

Build your own Superhero Headquarters The way we apply for jobs has changed over the years. In the past, we relied mostly on the filling out of job applications online as the best method of job searching. However, this is no longer the case. The reason why you shouldn’t fill out job applications online is that LinkedIn has become the … Read More

Why You Need to Create Your Personal Brand to Land the Job

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Written by Jennifer Mayberry Graphics by Krystn Stockbridge What is Your Personal Brand?  Many job seekers may not realize the importance of creating a personal brand. We know the hopeful emails, the sent resumes, the gaps in employment; the open tab after open tab of online searches that lead to nowhere. We know the well-intentioned questions. “Hey, whatever happened with … Read More

How to Create an Inclusive Internship in your Workplace

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Written by Tia Langhout Why You Should Create an Inclusive Internship in your Workplace In today’s day and age, inclusive environments have become a driving force. It’s become necessary for anyone who wants to gain a following to be open to all different kinds of people. This list could include LGBTQ people, disabled veterans, convicted felons, and the list goes … Read More

How Virtual Work Overcomes Employment Discrimination of the LGBTQ

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Written by Sreeja Adhikary VIRTUAL WORK AND DISCRIMINATION A lot of progress has been made towards LGBTQ workplace equality, but many still go to work with the fear of losing their jobs due to who they are and whom they love. Studies show that one in every four LGBTQ employees has reported experiencing employment discrimination. About 90 percent of transgenders … Read More

6 Tips to Create a Transgender Friendly Work Environment for Interns

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written by Tony Vercher Why Should We Discuss Gender Dysphoria? Despite being known since the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians, gender dysphoria still feels like new and uncharted territory.  With recent news, people with gender dysphoria caught the attention of the nation. Whether we want to admit it or not, people who live with gender dysphoria need jobs and internships to survive. … Read More

8 Mental Illness Friendly Companies Offering Internships

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Mental Illness In today’s world, mental illness is more common than we assume. The stigma attached to psychological disability makes it difficult for those suffering from them to find work. However, it is illegal for organizations to discriminate based on mental impairment. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 190 (ADA), “no covered entity shall discriminate against a qualified … Read More

How to Adapt for Employees and Interns With Mental Illnesses

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Written by Tia Langhout and Gregory Stump Edited by Michael Howard Americans With Disabilities In the past, employers have shunned hiring personnel that admitted to having a mental illness. Unfortunately, by doing so, they not only missed out on some fantastic potential workers but also violated the ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA makes it unlawful to disqualify someone … Read More

How Mental Health Days Increase Productivity of Interns

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By Tony Vercher Why Taking Mental Health Days are so Important In America, the rate of people who suffer from severe mental distress is rising. Around 8.3 million adults suffer each day, and the number continues to grow. To combat the rise of mental illness, it’s not uncommon for employees to take mental health days for themselves, especially during particularly … Read More

How Virtual Internships May Help Survivors Heal After Sexual Assault or Harassment

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by Tia Langhout & McNeil Inksmudge Sexual Assault in America As horrible as it is, sexual assault and sexual harassment can happen anywhere: at work, at school, or even at home in an exclusive relationship. No one of these is less confusing or conflicting than the other, and all of them are equally dreadful. According to the Huffington Post, an … Read More

Virtual Internships Are Worth Swiping Right On Valentines Day

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Not doing the job you love can be heartbreaking. The lack of fulfillment. The opportunities missed. Successful friends posting pictures on Instagram. Why not you? Yet, you know your value. You, a very capable and available—or at least not entirely committed—prospective employee with a soul full potential and talent. How bad it feels to fine-tune your online Linked In profile … Read More

Twelve Days of Christmas with Virtual Interns!

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Written by, Nicola Sanborn Christmas is coming! This is a season filled with happiness and joy. However, for some, it can also be a time where you can feel overwhelmed by the demands of the holidays. Virtual interns and a good attitude is important and keeping a good one is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and … Read More

Mariah Carey Holiday Special!

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Happy Holidays! It is that famous time of year once again, the holiday season! Normally this is a time for being with friends and loved ones relaxing with your feet up and hot cocoa in hand, the aroma of the sweet warm melted marshmallows reaching your nose. However, it can also lead to work. Working on the holidays is never fun … Read More

Pearl Harbor Tribute

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Thursday, December 7, 2017, is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. On this day, Americans all over the country pay tribute to the many soldiers and veterans who were present at the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor. The base suffered a surprise air attack by Japan which resulted in many lives lost.  Dozens of U.S. ships and aircraft were also damaged … Read More

HORRIFYING VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP DISASTERS

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Have you ever had a terrifying experience while working at an internship or had nightmarish virtual interns? Well, unless you’re a goblin or ghoul you’ll find these stories too scary to tell in the office! Virtual Intern Goblins! Our first terrible tale comes from reddit, have you ever hired on interns that had no idea what they were doing and … Read More