Plan B: Five Alternatives to a Summer Internship

Five Alternatives to a Summer Internship Things don’t always go according to plan, but don’t let the lack of a summer internship halt your professional development. College students can find numerous ways to excel and grow this summer.  Consider these five ideas: Study Is there a class you need or want to take? Or maybe […]

10 LinkedIn Profile Tips for College Students

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College students and new grads are the fastest growing demographic on LinkedIn. It makes sense because students now know that they need to be active on LinkedIn to create an impressive digital presence and to find internships and first jobs which is why I decided to put together a list of LinkedIn Profile Tips Are […]

Labeling & Living on the Generational Cusp

The Intergenerational Debate has been a popular topic lately.  As Baby Boomers begin looking to retirement, it is more important than ever for managers, human resource professionals, and companies, regardless of their size or volume to understand  working, recruiting, and retaining the current and future workforce. We know (or we should) that Millennials are the […]

Why Intern Benefits that Are Better than Money

Download InternMatch’s free e-book on everything internships.  Do it!  Everyone remembers the scene in Jerry Maguire when Ron gets Jerry to yell Show Me the Money at the top of his lungs.  Certainly no one is opposed to getting paid and an hourly wage is an important part of any intern compensation, but it is worth noting that […]

Cover Letter Your Way to an Internship or First Job

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Do you dread writing a cover letter?  Consider it a golden opportunity to win the hearts and minds of recruiters and hiring managers.  You shouldn’t be applying to fifty jobs using fifty standard cover letters.  Instead narrow your focus on the best internship and job opportunities for you. Use this opportunity to really shine and […]

New to HR? Start By Understanding Your Coworkers

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The first day of a new job can bring various emotions, especially when it is also your very first day in your career field. There is so much to learn, not only about the duties of your job but also the people you will now be working along side. You’ve landed the job and are […]