LinkedIn Attracts Recruiters: Here’s 5 Reasons Why

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A recruiter is on her laptop is searching the internet to find job candidates via LinkedIn. LinkedIn attracts recruiters by aiding them in their candidate search.

Written By Gabby LoBianco Gaining an Advantage Recruiters can be found hiding in the spotlight. Just imagine yourself playing a sport and not knowing if an agent is watching. It’s important to make yourself marketable at any time. LinkedIn provides job seekers the upper hand they need to attract recruiters. Job seekers use this platform to lay out their portfolio in … Read More

How Experiential Learning and Horses Help You Achieve Success

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From left to right: Gina, a horse with a large red and yellow soccer ball, and three of her clients arranged in a pose while performing Equine Assisted Learning challenges using Experiential Learning Techniques.

Written and edited by Mazabeen Alam & Michael Howard Graphics by Elyse Warnecke and Phil Mapstone   DID YOU KNOW? Every now and then we have the opportunity to work with a visionary company as we continue our mission of connecting businesses with super interns. Yarcort is one such visionary company that we have been honored to collaborate with. Gina Yarrish, the … Read More

Why You Should Outsource Your Virtual Helpdesk Needs

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Written By: Michael Howard Graphics By: Elyse Warnecke There’s an Easier Way for Reliable IT Support Your IT needs matter. Your business depends on reliable services to work in an environment where competitive demand dictates your profit margin. A skilled outsourced virtual helpdesk plays a key role in maintaining reliable IT infrastructure. The last thing you should worry about is … 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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A woman packs up her office so she can begin virtual work and avoid office discrimination.

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

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

Online Internship: Businesses Need Vets With PTSD

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Online Internship portraying intern as both a civilian and a veteran. PTSD is ever present in the workplace.

Hire a Vet with combat-related mental illness Every employer shares the struggle of finding their next amazing employee. Sifting through applications submitted by an under-skilled workforce is a frustration you probably know. Fortunately, there’s an answer. It’s becoming more common for businesses to turn to online internships to overcome the dangers of choosing the wrong employee. But, an Online Internship … 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

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

Building Your Internship Program: Communications

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Communications to both your virtual interns and virtual audience is a critical part of any organization. It shows your interns and clients that you are listening to their daily needs. Now that we know the importance of staying in good communication with your online audience, the big question is, “how do you actually create a great communication flow between you … Read More

How To Write a Virtual Internship Description

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How To Write a Virtual Internship Description September 2017/Sheirah Wilson So, your business is doing great! Clients are happy! The work is flowing keeping your employees’ plates full of projects to complete! But now a few of your departments need a bit of extra help staying on top of the daily duties. Now might be the perfect time to take … Read More

Diversity and Representation: The Hate U Give

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This year, a book called The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas was published. It received wide acclaim and praise from critics. The book covers the story of a young black girl who witnesses a police shooting of a black boy her age. The shooting hits her hard because she used to be close friends with him. The book then … Read More