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10 Intern Horror Stories That May Make You Reconsider Hiring One

We are finishing through the last days of April which means we are almost at May, the beginning of intern season. Though we often write about interns being abused by their employers (especially in the last year) whether it is unpaid work, sexual harassment or just embarrassing and degrading tasks, we wanted to focus on employer abuse this time. Gen Y may be smart but their sense of entitlement brings quite a different flare to the workplace.
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Mark Cuban: Your Petty Employment Law Regarding Unpaid Interns is Lame....

Career & Jobs / Career Advice : The HR Capitalist (5 years ago)

I get why we have employment laws. Allow too much latitude, and people get used and abused by bad people. Schemes. Ponzi games. Direct-level marketing. One place this gets interesting is the concept of internships. One of the HR pro... Read Post

11 Ways College Athletes Are Treated Worse Than Unpaid Interns

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (last year)

Unpaid interns across the country are questioning the fairness (and legality) of not getting paid for their work. But another group of young adults works hard every day for no pay: student-athletes. Overworked and often discarded af... Read Post

Wall Street’s Interns: Weathering the Storm?

Business & Finance : DealBook (6 years ago)

Graduating from school in the midst of a financial crisis can be daunting, especially for those aspiring to work on Wall Street, where pink slips seem to be as common as power ties these days. Employers are often hesitant to hire ne... Read Post


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