As we talked about in our post last week, ‘Back-to-School’ season is a good thing for business owners. Not only is it the start of what tends to be a busy time for most business owners, but between all the college students looking for experience and recent grads still looking for a foot in the door, there are tons of people out there who are ready for work and willing to work. Plus, with the rise of virtual internships, an intern can be sitting just … read more
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The start of Fall might seem like an odd time to think about a summer internship. But it’s not. Those of you who plan on finding the perfect internship for next summer probably already know that now’s the time to start the wheels in motion.
Finding the right internship takes hard work. In fact, some may say that finding a job (or internship) could be a full-time job. Having a good strategy in place from Day One will help keep you on track and up … read more
We’ve run some numbers on the trends we’re seeing in our marketplace, in terms of the skills that are in high demand by employers and those that job seekers are claiming to possess. If you’re someone who’s looking for a part-time job or internship, and want to get a leg up on the competition, take note!
The top skills in demand by employers are generally in the areas of marketing and administrative functions. The great news is that you job seekers are also reporting that … read more
We’ve often talked about the benefits of hiring virtual interns and other staff: Access to top talent without geographic constraints, the ability to staff up and down as needed, and low incremental overhead. All are important factors when discussing growing companies!
It turns out that the rise in virtual work arrangements is having a more large scale impact and actually serves as a bright spot in the otherwise dismal employment indicators.
If you’re working with a virtual intern for the first time, you may be wondering how someone can stay motivated and connected with your business from afar. Easy! The first thing to remember is that your intern is probably very comfortable working in a virtual or remote setting, having grown up in the digital world. That being said, it still takes effort to sustain long term engagement. Here are a few tips on how to work with your virtual intern to ensure great results.… read more
Keith got connected to Urban Interns through the recommendation of a friend. “Urban Interns offered a specific employer pool, including many online start-ups and places with interesting work."