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.
Whether they’re bootstrapped or funded, it’s rare to find a startup with cash to spare. That’s why many startups favor the practice of hiring unpaid interns. The intern benefits from more hands-on experience (and less likelihood of ... Read Post
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