motivating interns

{guest blogger} 5 tips on motivating unpaid interns

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Today, we are featuring guest blogger Chris Atkinson, of UK-based Elysian Training. Chris is a renowned business speaker who combines his commercial and training focus with a wealth of psychological knowledge in order to inspire and motivate individuals and business internationally. Today, he’s sharing with us his secrets on how to motivate unpaid interns…

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Tips for Motivating Unpaid Interns

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Wedding planners, you know as well as we do how beneficial it is to have interns on your team.  They help you:

  • multiply your efforts
  • bring new and fresh ideas to the table
  • are a great way to give back to the events industry by mentoring the next generation of planners.
  • …and well, we’ve also explained why they’re NOT a pain in the ass.

Most times, interns for wedding planning firms are unpaid…so if they aren’t doing it for the money, why do they stick around?   What motivates them?

Don’t worry though, your superhero friends over at The Apprentice Program can answer these questions!

Check out our tips on motivating your interns, that’ll ensure your team is firing on all cylinders and helping you produce more weddings like this…

Horseshoe Bay & Resort wedding

photo credit: Matt Montalvo Photography, wedding planner: The Simplifiers

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