Debbie Fledderjohann's Blog Posts Tagged 'Internships' (6)

Reminder: Unpaid Internships Must Meet 6 Criteria

Summer is nearly upon us, and with it comes a whole new crop of college graduates. That means that many of your clients may be considering offering internships.  In fact, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, companies are planning to…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on May 24, 2012 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Demand High for Tech Interns

You probably already know how hot technology hiring is.  Well, according to the Wall Street Journal, some of the hottest tech companies are also clamoring for interns in additional to full-time hires. 

Tech companies ranging from start-ups to household names are expanding their internship programs,…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 16, 2012 at 9:58am — 1 Comment

Place More Interns, Earn More Conversion Fees!

One of the perks of contract staffing is that, on top of the hourly rate you earn as your contractor works, you can also earn a nice conversion fee if your client decides to hire the contractor direct. So what would you say if we told you there is a whole crop of workers out there that, if placed as contractors, could increase your conversion fees?

Well, according to Workforce, there is -…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 23, 2011 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Internships As a Way to Evaluate Future Employees

Companies that simply view interns as cheap labor could be missing out on a great opportunity, according to a Bloomsberg Businessweek "Today's Tip" post by Jim Belosic, Founder of ShortStack.

Instead, Belosic recommends that employers look at internships as an "extended…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 22, 2011 at 4:24pm — No Comments

The Summer of the Paid Intern

As a new crop of college graduates attempts to enter the workforce, a recent Human Resources Executive Online article reminds companies to be careful when bringing on interns, particularly unpaid interns.

As we reported last year, the Department of Labor (DOL) and state agencies have been cracking down on illegal unpaid internships. In…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on July 6, 2011 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Internships a Path to Full-Time Jobs . . . and Conversion Fees?

For those at the beginning of their careers, internships may provide more than a resume boost.  An internship could prove to be an audition for a full-time position with the company providing the internship. A recent CNNMoney article cited results from a National Association of Colleges and Employers that found…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on May 19, 2011 at 8:56am — No Comments


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