Unpaid Internships Illegal

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on May 23, 2011 in , , | 2 Comments

Have you landed your internship position yet?

Cheer up, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers: “…employers intend to hire 19% more graduates this year than last.” That may be the best news you’ll hear this spring. According to The Economist magazine, there are fewer entry level positions to be had in a number of industries. That’s the bad news. That’s why a number of grads are finding unpaid internships more plentiful than actual paid positions.

Boost Your Career

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Mar 14, 2011 in , , | No Comments

Whether interning, volunteering, or in your first full-time job…

Here are five simple things you can do to boost your career:

First, ask trusted colleagues to evaluate your performance on the job. This is an excellent way to improve…before the boss evaluates you. The good news is, you’ll probably receive a lot of praise for work well-done. But, be sure to take criticisms as ways to learn and grow, improving how you work. If brand new to the job, ask your supervisor how they prefer you do an important task, or to give you tips on prioritizing projects if unsure.