Monthly Archives: December 2015

why hire interns? what do I get?

By | mentoring, Millennials, working with interns | No Comments

Ahh yes, the age old question…

Why hire interns?

Well, quite simply, we call that WII-FM…or:

“What’s In It For Me?”

An absolutely valid question and to be quite frank, not everyone is built to be a mentor.  You’ve got to have a passion for education and love watching people you work with grow and morph into a great event planner because of your influence and training.

And sure, I’m sure if you’ve ever hired an intern who turned out to be a bit of a dud or was constantly checking Facebook, or heaven-forbid, was 20 minutes late to work every morning, you might be thinking: NOPE.  No thanks.

No, no, I totally get it.

But take a moment and hear us out…this is why we think that interns are WORTH taking the risk…

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3 most important things when interviewing interns

By | intern hiring process | One Comment

So you’ve written up your opportunity, advertised your internship and the applications have been rolling in.

Now it’s crunch time!

The hardest part of the intern hiring process is interviewing your applicants, making sure you’ve got all the information you need to make that all important decision. And believe me, nothing’s worse than finishing a day of interviews and still being stuck on who you should pick.

So to help you out, we’ve taken what we’ve learned over the last eight years of hiring interns and put together our 3 top tips for interviewing interns…check it out.

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