Building for future success: top tips for beginning an internship

EXAMS ARE OVER! Big sigh on my count: 1… 2… 3…. AHHH.

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Uni’s out and it’s time to take that first baby step into the scary, working world.

So after countless interviews during the term, you’ve finally grabbed yourself that internship you fought so hard for. But of course, it doesn’t end there.

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Getting to grips with office culture during an internship: What to expect

From the office’s cocker spaniel to scooting in and out of meeting rooms, the startup office culture certainly has an alluring appeal.

As I walked into a warehouse-like office for my interview, there were employees playing ping pong to my left and emoji cushions to my right.  Continue reading Getting to grips with office culture during an internship: What to expect

The Intern Insider- 5 Ace Interview Tips

How I got a job in a startup that helps build other startups

It was the Easter holidays and my interview was so close… I had already done my research, read a lot of articles full of advices on how to succeed in an interview, created a list of my strengths Continue reading The Intern Insider- 5 Ace Interview Tips

How To Hire An Intern: Internship Structure

A successful internship does two things. It creates a valuable learning atmosphere for the intern, and harnesses fresh talent, ideas and skills for the business at large. But the symbiosis doesn’t happen by magic – it takes blood, sweat and tears (of joy).

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How To Hire An Intern: The Interview

Your computer is groaning under the virtual weight of applications, you’ve shortlisted some awesome candidates, and it’s time to take things OFFLINE. Yikes. Interviews ahoy.

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How To Hire An Intern: Writing The Perfect Job Description

If you want to lure extraordinary people in the direction of your company, the copy in your job description needs to be as enticing as a Boston creme doughnut after a week of gastroenteritis-induced fasting. Fortunately, that’s as easy as 1, 2… 7.

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How To Hire An Intern: Nailing Your Company Profile

Zeroing in on the right talent for your company can be a bit of a headache, but if you hit the bullseye, the results are alchemy. Here, we furnish you with all you need to know about pimping out your company as The Irrefutable Place To Be – whenever and wherever you cast your net.

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Hunting For Tech Talent: How To Beat The Deficit

Recruiting for technical roles is no picnic, they say. There aren’t enough developers out there, they say. If only these harbingers of doom would jog on and let us get on with writing our job descriptions and let the storm blow over, right? Wrong. Continue reading Hunting For Tech Talent: How To Beat The Deficit

How To Run An Internship Programme: Our Guide

Your company is growing, you reckon you need a brilliant intern, but you’re not sure how to go about create a process that is beneficial on both sides. Fear not, we’re here to help. Take a look at our guide to running an internship, and put a splendid scheme into practice with the minimum of stress.  Continue reading How To Run An Internship Programme: Our Guide