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).
What if Rocky Balboa had spent all his time training for the ‘wrong’ fight? At the WPP Stream conference a couple of months ago, Enternships CEO Rajeeb Dey talked about the challenges faced by students and employers today – and how young people can be better prepared for the world of work. (NB: boxing gloves optional).
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.
Hiring an intern can seem tricky. On one hand, it’s an opportunity for you to thoroughly get to know, test and mould a potential future employee at little (or no) cost to your startup. On the other hand, interns typically don’t have extensive work experience, which makes many startup entrepreneurs wonder whether the intern will require large amounts of supervision and training. How do you go about selecting the right person for you and your company? Continue reading How To Hire An Intern: 5 Interview Questions You Must Ask
The best thing – hands down – about working at Enternships is hearing inspiring tales from our candidates. It seems that so many students and graduates leave university unsure of what their next step should be, unaware of the IMMENSE possibilities ahead of them – and that’s where we come in. Elitsa was one such ambitious dreamer, lost until she stumbled across a certain website (too dramatic? Don’t blame us, we love us a good story)… Continue reading Enternships Changed My Life: a Tale of Victory
Gary Kendrick is an intern at Bookie Mania, a startup that builds social games using Facebook’s platform. Read on to find out what it’s like to be part of a company from an early start. Continue reading Life of an Intern: Product Development & Marketing at Bookie Mania
Sanjay Malkani has recently found an internship as a Sales & Marketing Executive at Unicom Seminars through our website. Unicom is a company that offers seminars, workshops, conferences and accredited training.