wedding planners

Mentor POV #1 Becky @ Pearl Events Austin

By | mentor POV, mentoring, Millennials, working with interns | One Comment

You may have seen our Apprentice Case Study blog posts, each week focusing on a different intern and what they learned from our eLearning intern training solution, The Apprentice Program.

Now, we’re switching it up.

We want to hear from the best of the best wedding planners in the US, who we know have a reputation to being a great mentor for others in the event industry.  They go above and beyond when teaching their interns about wedding planning and the ins-and-outs of their business.

Today, we are hearing from Becky Navarro, founder of Pearl Events Austin, to hear her insights and insider secrets…


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An Intern’s POV: What We REALLY Want From Internships

By | an intern's POV, working with interns | No Comments

In our other ‘An Intern’s POV’ blog posts, we’ve looked at how eLearning fares against training on-the-fly, as well as the most frustrating parts of being an intern.

Today, I’m going to let you in on a secret: what we, as interns, REALLY want from internships.

… And why we (not me, of course…but um, others) sometimes flake out of internships halfway thru.

members of SEPA - Student Event Planners Association; image credit: SEPA

members of SEPA – Student Event Planners Association; image credit: SEPA

FACT: to get the best out of your interns, they need to love what they do.

And to make sure they love what they do, you need to read on…

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