Posts Tagged ‘interns’

The Potential Liability of Hiring Interns

Once you’ve made the decision to hire an intern, you must sit down with the list of responsibilities and determine their rate of pay. Your intern will be unpaid you say? Think it over before you make that hire.  A recent Forbes article on intern lawsuits may have you pulling out the checkbook. Self-admittedly overstated, Cameron Keng,…

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How To Create a Successful Internship Program

Winter is in full force, and so is career fair planning for colleges and universities. Organizations are attending fairs, looking to land an upcoming grad, but more likely, summer interns or co-op students. Internships and co-ops are a great way to not only supplement a company’s busy season, but they also offer an opportunity to…

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Go Ahead Brag About It

It’s not enough to have a killer cover letter and pristine resume anymore. For your potential job candidates to stand out in face-to-face interviews with hiring managers, they need something more, that extra edge.

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Time Is Running Out To File H-1B Visas

H-1B visa beneficiaries must either have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or equivalent. There is a cap of 65,000 visas set for Bachelor’s petitions and an extra 20,000 for those with Master’s Degrees (Master’s Degree candidates that apply after the 20,000 extra are fulfilled will be counted towards the 65,000 cap).

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Summer Help May Have the Potential for Long-term Placement

Warm weather brings a spike in business activity and as a result, increased workloads for many organizations. In order to meet demands, current headcounts are supplemented with interns and short-term help. While interns are considered potentials for future employment, short-term help may be viewed in a different manner.

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Age is But a Number: Baby Boomers Are Getting In Line to Fill Internships

When you say the word “intern”, what image comes to mind? A snot-nosed college kid trying to jumpstart their career? Maybe a twenty-something young woman who still isn’t sure what she’d like to do with her life? Both are fairly stereotypical. But what about a 50-year-old accountant with 30 years of experience under their belt? No? Well get ready, because the stereotype is about to change.

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