5 Reasons Why Attracting Recruiters is Important

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Written by David Miller Graphics by Gabby Krause Recruiters: Who Needs Them? Everyone seeking a good job needs to know why attracting recruiters is important. Recruiters are to online applications what a 1969 Ford Mustang is to a 1979 Escort. Both are vehicles, and both can get you from place to place, but only one is truly the car you … 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 Mental Health Days Increase Productivity of Interns

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By Tony Vercher Why Taking Mental Health Days are so Important In America, the rate of people who suffer from severe mental distress is rising. Around 8.3 million adults suffer each day, and the number continues to grow. To combat the rise of mental illness, it’s not uncommon for employees to take mental health days for themselves, especially during particularly … Read More

Virtual Work and 5 Ways It Helps Those With Psychiatric Disabilities

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Young woman with a mental illness struggles with depression because she doesn't know that virtual work is an option that may provide direction in her life.

Written By Elizabeth Youshock Virtual Work and Psychiatric Disabilities According to the World Health Organization, 15-30% of workers experience a type of psychiatric disability during their careers. The problem for people who experience this type of disability is that it is difficult to maintain a job or transition to a new workplace once it arises. Virtual work may be the … Read More

How Virtual Internships May Help Survivors Heal After Sexual Assault or Harassment

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by Tia Langhout & McNeil Inksmudge Sexual Assault in America As horrible as it is, sexual assault and sexual harassment can happen anywhere: at work, at school, or even at home in an exclusive relationship. No one of these is less confusing or conflicting than the other, and all of them are equally dreadful. According to the Huffington Post, an … Read More

Building Your Internship Program: Blogging

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Congratulations, you’ve created a virtual intern program! Now you’re probably thinking ’what’s next?’ In this series we’ll show how to develop four types of virtual internship programs, starting with blogging. Why Blogging? Blogging can help you reach new customers, increase sales, or even recruit talent. Starting a blog can be daunting, but virtual interns can help! Here’s how to get … Read More

The Evolution of Branding: Sacred Stories Media

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The Evolution of Branding: Sacred Stories Media October 10, 2017/Sheirah Wilson   When interfaith, interspiritual minister, Rev. Patricia Caggenello set out on her spiritual journey she had no idea of the far reach it would have in helping others in their quest for spiritual knowledge and a deeper soul connection with Spirit. Nor the many platforms that would be used … Read More

Re-Entering Society After Prison… Now What?

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When someone finishes their time in prison, they often find themselves at the start of a whole new chapter in their lives. Unfortunately, for many of them, this new start isn’t as bright and hopeful as it sounds. The Risk Of Hiring Someone Who Was In Prison Studies have shown that ex-convicts face all kinds of biases and restrictions when attempting … Read More

Combating Bullying In Your Workplace

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Who can stop bullying from happening in the workplace The answer to the question who can stop bullying in your company is pretty simple. The answer is YOU can be the one who prevents this issue in your workplace. There are many ways you can make sure that your company is a bully-free environment. Some examples are • Having an … Read More

Including Internship Experience on your Resumé

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Many college graduates have entered the working world and as the summer drags on, they’ll be updating their resumés. Many of these graduates will be trying to find a way to include the internships they completed during their four years. There are several rookie mistakes they will make as they try to include these experiences in a way that will … Read More

Acknowledging African-American Female Entrepreneurs

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Women make up a large part of the entrepreneurial market. The history of women in the workforce is long and riddled with difficulty, therefore, it’s important to recognize their contributions. African American women in particular face heavy struggles, often made even more difficult by the intersection of sexism and racism in their pursuit of entrepreneurial success. Here are some of … Read More