How to Create a Virtual Internship 101

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 Three Easy Steps to Creating a Virtual Internship! Sep 2017 / Elizabeth Sanchez So, you’ve started a company, congratulations! You’ve worked out all the kinks and wrinkles on how to get the work flowing and client list growing! Looks like you are in a perfect position to consider creating a virtual internship program! But how exactly does one create a … 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

How Do YOU Celebrate Women in the Workplace?

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The world has been paying more attention to women lately, but International Women’s Day isn’t your only chance to celebrate their roles in the workplace. In fact, there are easy ways to truly integrate progress into your workplace, and the benefits that come with this are sure to help both your employees and your business. Don’t Let Women Celebrate Women … Read More

Market Your Virtual Internships to Younger Generations

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By Jaydah Jacobs Every year on college campuses across the country, career fairs are used to get millennials’ attention. Companies deliver information about their hiring process and other company information people would want to know. This method is one that many companies have invested in. But it’s not as effective as it used to be. The newest way for young … Read More

Grant Writing 101

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Grant writing is an important, but often overlooked, part of the business growth process. A company with a good grant writer can find ways to make money and support itself. It can also be a way to do good in the community—there are often grants for projects that benefit both the company and help others in some way. But how … Read More

Can Virtual Interns Help Create Mentorship Programs?

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By Noelle Schrock Interns are essential to any business. They do entry-level work and are learning effective skills to help the company progress. In some of our past blogs, we’ve talked about asking employees to mentor teammates. We discussed how mentoring programs can be beneficial for both the mentor and the mentee. However, these relationships can be taken a step … Read More

Good Mentor vs Bad Mentor

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When you think of the word “mentor,” what are some of the things that come to your mind? For many, it means coach, advisor, instructor and more! Some may even believe that it means you’re attentive and give good advice, but it goes way beyond that. There’s actually a thin line between what could make you a good mentor versus … Read More

How Marketing Virtual Interns Are Changing the Game

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Marketing is a huge part of a successful business. Presenting your business in an appealing way is how you draw in customers. It takes creativity and innovation, and a good way to keep things fresh is to bring in marketing interns. Here are some ideas for how you can use a marketing intern to help benefit your business. Have marketing … Read More

How to Use Social Media Virtual Interns

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Social media is everywhere. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram… and if there is a business that isn’t on some sort of platform, then it is at a serious disadvantage. It’s become an integral part of the marketing strategy. But, suppose you aren’t all that tech-savvy. Or maybe you just don’t have the time to go from Facebook to Twitter to Pinterest to … Read More

Go From Startup to Small Business with Virtual Interns

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Are you tired of dreaming of goals that you haven’t been able to meet? For example, have you planned to take your startup company to the next level but just don’t know how to? If you’ve found yourself in this position, then you might need help going from startup to small business. One of the best ways to simplify that … Read More

Sick? Caught Lying? How to Handle Tough Intern Situations

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Running a business is no easy task, even for more seasoned entrepreneurs. From supervising employees and interns to managing the business itself, things can get difficult. This is why, as a businessman or woman, you need to stay a few steps ahead-especially when dealing with new employees or interns. Keep reading and we’ll tell you how to prepare for tough … Read More

How to Say Goodbye to Your Best (and Worst!) Virtual Interns

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By Claire Coons The day has come—after a few months, it’s time to say goodbye to your interns. Most of them were probably great—punctual, creative, hard-working. Some, though, were probably… not-so-great. Here’s the way to say goodbye to your interns-the best (and worst). Say Thank You The Best: Your interns have probably put at least a hundred hours (if … Read More

Are You Treating Your Virtual Interns the Right Way?

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So you’ve decided to bring on some interns to help grow your business. You certainly aren’t alone—as much as 73% of businesses are bringing on interns, according to the SWOSU Blog. But are you treating your interns the right way? It’s an important question. Interns can be great tools for your business—they probably have some schooling and knowledge of recent … Read More