Top 3 Reasons to Invest in Virtual Interns

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We’ve talked about the benefit of interns in the past. They are great for time-saving and efficiency. Interns help save money and are the perfect way for you to groom future employees. However, if getting a physical intern to you is difficult — virtual interns might be for you. VIRTUAL INTERNS COME FROM EVERYWHERE One of the largest benefits a … Read More

Why Your Small Business Will Benefit from Virtual Interns

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As spring approaches, the typical swarm of summer internships accompanies it. A fresh batch of eager college students and hopeful young adults is awaiting their introduction to the workforce. But how does this affect you? The advantages of hiring interns are copious, especially for your small business! Why Interns Matter In Small Business As a small company, it’s unlikely that … Read More

Will You Be Spring Cleaning Your Small Business?

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February heat waves bring in March cleaning sprees! As the crazy weather sweeps our nation and the globe, it’s time to think about both purging your wardrobe and cleaning out your business! Whether you’re starting new programs, hiring interns, or simply just taking out the trash, spring cleaning madness can jump-start new opportunities for your business. GET ONLINE One of … Read More

3 Steps to Clean Up Your Online Presence

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Written by Sarah Mania As I’m sure you know, the Internet is full of both great and awful things. Funny Yelp reviews and unflattering photos are part of what makes being online that much more fun. However, sometimes those bits of fun can come back to haunt you. Before the ghost of Internet past comes knocking, jump into the spirit … Read More

Building Teams Is Essential For Your Business

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Written by Olivia Ferrucci No matter how great the idea behind your business, no company can thrive without employees. In addition, making sure that your workers are properly organized is important. Your staff will work both efficiently and productively when you divide positions into a series of functional categories. Building teams and adding just a few structural changes will allow … Read More

Learn to Delegate, Love Your Job

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Written by Noelle Schrock It can be exciting to start in a managerial position. Moreover, it is easy to forget that delegating in your new position is important. With new responsibilities comes the desire to prove yourself. However, don’t get too caught up in having control over everything. It is equally as important and impressive if you can show that … Read More

Do What You Love, or Love What You Do?

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Written by Olivia Ferrucci The debate between passion and profit is increasingly prevalent in the modern era. It’s a smart one, too. Ensuring your happiness in any field is tricky, especially when deciding between security and the ability to love what you do. Luckily, that’s where we come in! WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? According to a 2013 Gallup survey, a shocking … Read More

The Importance of Entrepreneurial Ethics

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Written by Noelle Schrock A business life should be run with a set of morals and principals, otherwise known as ethics. Entrepreneurial ethics are especially important when advancing the business world. There is always an impulse to smudge the records of certain incidents. These alterations can help make the numbers add up a little better or help your case with … Read More

Business Ethics: Past the Dollar

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Written by Olivia Ferrucci In a world consumed by financial greed, there’s no doubt that large businesses tend to focus on money first. While some might deem this fact natural, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, consumers care about the morals and motivations of the brands they’re buying from. Luckily, improving your business ethics is simple! Why do business … Read More

10 Examples of Socially Responsible Entrepreneurship

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Written by Noelle Schrock Taking care of our community and our earth has been emphasized in recent years. In the bustling world of business, it can be hard to remember to be socially responsible. It’s especially important to be mindful of socially responsible entrepreneurship as the stress on being aware of the world around us increases. 1. WHAT DOES “SOCIALLY … Read More

The Millennial Impact on Entrepreneurship

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Written by Noelle Schrock Millennials are often called lazy. However, as I have studied my own generation, what I’ve found has amazed me. We have been one of the most productive communities. This is especially true of young entrepreneurs. To read more about what millennials have done, check out the Millennial Impact Report. So, how do you become an impactful … Read More

Fund Your Internship Program with Kickstarter?

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Written by Sarah Mania Crowdfunding platforms all serve the same purpose. They allow campaigners to find financial support for a variety of causes. Kickstarter is one of such platforms. Anyone with an idea and the need for financial support can start a campaign. But are there limitations to the campaigns that should be crowdfunded? Today, I answer that question in … Read More

Make Onboarding Part of Your Internship Plan

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Written by Sarah Mania Starting a new internship can be tough. Interns must learn the lay of the land, while businesses must get used to working with new people. Having an internship plan can help ease the stress, especially if it includes time for onboarding. What is onboarding? Onboarding (also known as orientation) takes place at the beginning of an … Read More

Internships: Is ‘Paid or Unpaid’ the Real Debate?

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Today, the “Black Swan” case, which brought the issue of unpaid internships to the fore once again, is close to being settled. Yet, the debate about unpaid internships still rages on. Whenever most of us talk about internships, we think in terms of pay and just compensation. We may also worry about the legal implications. If you’ve watched shows like “Adam … Read More

5 Examples of Bad Company Culture

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Company culture has to do with a company’s goals, outlooks, and values. Studying a business’s culture explains the way it gets things done. Unfortunately, not all businesses have the best culture. Here are five examples of companies that have won the “Worst Company Culture” superlative on Glassdoor. 1. Family Dollar Company Culture CEO approval rating: 38% Reviews on Glassdoor have … Read More