Internship Horrors: Tales From the Dark Side

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Written by Vidhya Padmanabhan Graphics by Gabby Krause Internship Horrors For a lot of people, internships can be that foot in the door to break into the workforce market. It doesn’t matter if you are fresh out of college, looking to switch careers, or trying to bridge the time gap in your resume, internships can be valuable learning experiences.  According … Read More

7 Ways to Cure Job Interview Anxiety

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Written by David Gilbert 4th Graphic Designs by Krystn Stockbridge Take a Breath, You Passed the First Step Congratulations, you got the call back! All that time filling out job applications has paid off. And yet, you’re still struggling with job interview anxiety. Now, instead of filling out applications, it’s the job interview you’re worried about. Employers have job interviews … Read More

6 Laws Governing Unpaid Internship Programs

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Written By David Gilbert Unpaid Internship Programs: Want to Play this Game? Some companies have been running a rigged game for interns to play. Their unpaid internship programs offer the chance to gain experience but leave their interns without anything to show for their hard work. It’s similar to winning a video game without a big loot-drop at the end. … Read More

How To Find The Keywords Recruiters Are Looking For

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Written by Jennifer Mayberry Graphics by Krystn Stockbridge Why You Need Keywords on LinkedIn So, it turns out that LinkedIn is a search engine. Like other search engines, LinkedIn uses keywords to bring up relevant results. In this case, the relevant result is you. Your skills are the keywords that will make you magically appear before a recruiter. You can … 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

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

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

How to Create an Internship: Step 3!

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 STEP 3: Hiring on Virtual Interns to the Team! Sep 2017 / Elizabeth Sanchez Great job! We’re almost finished, and now we can move onto the final step of the process. Here you will learn how to search for prospective candidates for a virtual intern team and how to hire on those who would most benefit your virtual internship program. … Read More

How to Create an Internship: Step 2!

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STEP 2: Creating the Program. Sep 2017 / Elizabeth Sanchez Now that you’ve gathered the reasons why and how having a virtual internship could benefit your business next is creating the master plan of the program. Have you created… Hours/Locations? Where would you locate your program? Have you thought of a virtual internship? A virtual internship is a process of where … Read More