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.
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
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