How to Design a Brand-Building Intern Experience

As the competition heats up for early career talent, the most strategic business leaders are utilizing their intern programs to create a talent pipeline for entry-level hiring. According to a survey by Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute, 57% of companies say the primary purpose of internship programs is to develop talent for full-time employment. In…

Top 10 Turn-Offs for College Grads

After months of tireless job searching, my friends were appalled—even horrified—when I announced I would not be accepting my first internship offer for the summer. With many professionals still recovering from the recession, I’ve recognized an attitude change among job seekers and their expectations in the workplace. Many have forgotten that it is normal and…

It's Not Too Late to Hire Students This Summer

Do you want to hire students this summer to round out your seasonal staffing needs? If so, you’re in the minority; a survey by insurance carrier EMPLOYERS reports only 20% of small businesses are hiring student workers this summer. Of the small businesses looking to hire, 42% want to fill clerical or office positions; 41% want help…

It's Not Too Late to Hire Students This Summer

Do you want to hire students this summer to round out your seasonal staffing needs? If so, you’re in the minority; a survey by insurance carrier EMPLOYERS reports only 20% of small businesses are hiring student workers this summer. Of the small businesses looking to hire, 42% want to fill clerical or office positions; 41% want help…