Internship Horrors: Tales From the Dark Side

Vidhya PadmanabhanBusinesses, Career Seekers, How To, Internship Programs, Internship TipsLeave a Comment

A girl looks into a dark alley. of internship horrors

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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Doctor Cures Interview Anxiety

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

How to Avoid Bad Jobs

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Woman Flees from building where she has a bad job.

Written by Jennifer Mayberry Graphics by Krystn Stockbridge Bad Jobs; Bad Days   Most of us have had some bad jobs and sometimes even good jobs can have bad days. “It’ll be fun,” they said. “It’ll be like acting,” they said. Then a drunk customer walks up to you, grabs the side of your face and pulls it like she’s … Read More

6 Laws Governing Unpaid Internship Programs

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A female warrior with scimitar and a crouching knight in heavy armor holds a shield up against an attacking dragon. The duo exchange witty banter. Behind them in the fore ground is a castle on a hill with a treeline behind it.

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

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 To Find The Keywords Recruiters Are Looking For

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A woman in a business suit peers through binoculars into the distance, searching for the perfect job candidate. In the background is a LinkedIn career infographic.

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 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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Intern and Employer discussing voice and tone in a professional manner

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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Employer and one of the company interns video chat

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