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3 tips to go from intern to dream job

By | an intern's POV | No Comments

Working as a volunteer or intern can open up doors and lead you onto bigger and better things – but you have to impress first.

We’ve got 3 tips to get you noticed and help you climb that ladder to your dream job.

As a student, I managed to make it from publicity volunteer to event intern before taking on senior event planner roles and eventually got my dream job after graduation.

So, how did I do it?

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how to spot potential in new hires

By | intern hiring process, interviewing interns, Millennials | 2 Comments

The Simplifiers team is made up of undercover superheroes.

We’re a diverse group of talent, drive, creativity and ambition…and we each have hidden talents that help us SHINE in our various roles on the team.

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But how do you spot these hidden heroes?

We’ve put together a list of our top 6 tips for finding diamonds in the rough when scouting out new talent for your event team. Read More

Ways to Bridge the Workplace Generation Gap

By | Millennials, working with interns | No Comments

Let’s face it, working with millennial interns can sometimes be pretty tricky if there’s a generational gap between you both.

Studies show, that generational gaps can cause conflict in the workplace, especially now that more and more millennials are joining the workforce than ever before, while a growing number of baby boomers are retiring later and later in life.

It can cause problems when you and your intern have differing attitudes towards many aspects of life and work.

BUT…when managed effectively, you can combine decades worth of wisdom with the tech-savvy skills that millennials can offer. Here’s how…

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image credit: Elance- oDesk

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