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What a Competency-Based Approach to Hiring Could Mean for Internship Programs

Employers are becoming increasingly focused on finding new ways for potential new hires to demonstrate their skills and talents in new, out-of-the-box ways. And this emerging competency-based approach to evaluating…

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13 Takeaways from GCP’s Panel Discussion on Retaining Millennial Workers

Hiring millennials seems to be a top-of-mind topic for employers. This young group of workers can bring new talent, fresh perspective and renewed commitment to your business. But what is…

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The Legal Ramifications of an Internship Program

In the lead up to the Third Annual Cleveland Internship Summit on Feb. 27, Mind Your Business will be running a series of articles previewing some of the sessions that attendees will…

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Internship program success: why it’s everybody’s business

Internship program success: why it’s everybody’s businessAs the Cleveland Internship Summit nears, Jessica Colombi, executive director of CSU’s Career Services Center, shares her thoughts on the state of internships and…

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NEXTWORK: A Key to Success for Businesses, Schools, and Students

Among my responsibilities as the Director for Strategic Innovation for the Wickliffe Schools is to lead the district's career and workforce development program called “The Wickliffe Student Ten Year Plan.”…

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Take Action: Be the Key to Finding a Great Career

Take Action:  Be the Key to Finding a Great Career

Some people have career goals from a young age.  For the rest of us, exploring interests is a great way to find a career we enjoy.  College can be one…

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How to Find Businesses That Want Your Students As Interns

How to Find Businesses That Want Your Students As Interns

As an educator, you want your students to have the best possible chances at succeeding in their respective careers. These days, that means securing and completing an internship; most businesses…

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The 8 Most In-Demand Skills for Interns

The 8 Most In-Demand Skills for Interns

If you want to get hired as an intern, you need to prove you have what it takes to succeed in the position. Unfortunately, since internships are all about learning…

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How to Motivate Students to Find More Internships

How to Motivate Students to Find More Internships

In an increasingly competitive job market, it’s important to motivate students to get the experience they need with internships. Let Them Know They Could Make Money Most internships are unpaid,…

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6 Ways Educators Can Limit Interns’ Potential

6 Ways Educators Can Limit Interns’ Potential

Most teachers, counselors, professors, and other faculty do their best to give their students a strong educational foundation for future career development. They almost always have the best intentions, but…

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