Monthly Archives: June 2016

planners – don’t get sued.

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Picture this:

You’ve got a to-do list as long as your arm, a client asking you for last minute changes AND a team meeting to get through.
It’s not going to be a relaxing day.
Most days aren’t (especially during busy season) – you’re an event planner!

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If training your interns stresses you out, you might not want to click onwards…because well, what we share next might scare you.

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5 ways to build your business with interns

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Want to take your business to the next level? My friend, you’re going to need interns…

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We believe the secret to growth is by servings and mentoring others first.  Empower your team with better training and you’ll find that you will multiply your team’s efforts and capabilities by 10x.

More people on your team = more capable hands to help

But keep in mind, you must, must, MUST provide your interns a set training curriculum…it’s required by law.

Therefore, we’ve put together 5 ways that having interns on your team is just good business for both sides when quality training is administered.

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superhero webinar series – 4 tips on where to find great intern candidates

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hello #eventprofs and friends!

It’s that time of year to start sorting things out for your company’s Fall 2016 internship program.

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I’ve been getting lots of questions on the topic, so, I’m commited to delivering a 30min webinar every Wednesday in June on Facebook Live to share everything I know when it comes to working with interns, to set you guys up for success.

This week, we’ll cover the topic of where to find top-quality intern candidates, including:

-what details you need to include in your internship write-up to entice the very best applications
-how to get your local colleges to help you spread the word
-2 really great resources that you’re totally forgetting about
-how to systemize your recruitment process to simplify and save time
…and so much more.

So tune in this Wednesday, June 1st at 9:30am central time and I will share all the very best tips in nailing this crucial part of your internship program!

(Tuning in overseas? Here’s a handy dandy time converstion tool: http://www.worldtimebuddy.com/)

Simply visit this event page or The Simplifiers business page at the time of the event to tune in.

Also bring any questions or challenges you might have when it comes to mentoring or working with interns and I’ll answer them on the spot!

 

case study: Chancey Charm

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The Apprentice Program Success Stories – Chancey Charm

Want to know exactly how The Apprentice Program has already helped firms take their intern training to the next level?

We caught up with Marilisa Schachinger from Chancey Charm, one of the country’s TOP internship programs in the wedding industry, and one of her recent interns, Skylar Albritton, to find out what they’ve gained from joining The Apprentice Program and utilizing our training tools.

We love how they’ve easily incorporated The Apprentice Program into their existing Associate Planner Training/Internship Program!

 

Marilisa Schachinger – mentor @ Chancey Charm

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