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).
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.
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.
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.
At Enternships’ Hiring Masterclass last week, Anthony Sutton, founder and MD of Cream HR, gave an advice-packed talk about hiring the right people, based on years of experience as a successful recruiter. This guest blog is just a tiny snippet of his vast knowledge.
Enternships hot-shot and hiring expert Will Bentinck is delivering a FREE hiring workshop (with food and drink provided, no less) on the 18th November, in association with London Fusion. We decided to get a couple of tips from him in preparation.
There’s a lot of noise around paid vs unpaid internships at the moment. With no-one quite sure of the legal stance, it can be difficult to know whether the role you’re offering (or applying for) should be paid or not. Over at Enternships, we see a lot of internships being advertised, and we’re happy to offer you a free guide to figuring out where you stand. With our tried and tested questionnaire, there’s no reason you shouldn’t know exactly how your internship should work – from both an employer and employee point of view.