Tech

Tech Interns Confess To The Most Disastrous Mistakes They Ever Made

One of the funniest ongoing threads on Quora, the wonderful question-and-answer web site, is, ” What is the most catastrophic mistake made by an intern at a tech company?” Skip directly to the confessions > Among the people who have answered the question are former interns at Facebook, Microsoft and […]
Tech Interns Confess To The Most Disastrous Mistakes They Ever Made
Markets

15 Rules For Kicking Butt On Wall Street

[credit provider=”Wikimedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Steven_Ho_Martial_Arts_Kick.jpg”] Here’s the deal: Summer internships on Wall Street are harder to get than ever right now.Banks are still figuring out their post-financial crisis business model, and that means they’re are still trying to figure out how many employees they can really support.
15 Rules For Kicking Butt On Wall Street
Strategy

The 20 Companies With The Happiest Interns

[credit provider=”Glassdoor” url=”http://www.glassdoor.com/Photos/Google-Office-Photos-E9079.htm”] Landing a good internship is a strategic way to jumpstart your career.To help you find the right one, career community site Glassdoor analysed thousands of intern reviews and published a list of the highest-rated internships.
The 20 Companies With The Happiest Interns
Tech

20 Tech Companies That Pay Interns Boatloads Of Money

[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaa_yu5sROg”] If you intern for a high-profile tech company, you can make more money than the average US citizen.Facebook, for example, pays its average intern $6,056 per month. That ends up being a base salary of about $72,000 per year.
20 Tech Companies That Pay Interns Boatloads Of Money
Tech

Three Startups That Are Making It A Lot Easier To Remember Stuff

[credit provider=”quinet/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinet/4831485787/”] As our inboxes and noggins get overloaded with stuff, there’s an increasing number of attempts to solve the problem with technology.There’s Evernote, of course, whose motto is “remember everything.” But two other startups, Clipboard and Snip.it, have started tackling the problem. And they’re far from alone.
Three Startups That Are Making It A Lot Easier To Remember Stuff
Markets

32 Idiotic Mistakes Wall Street Interns Make Every Summer

[credit provider=”flickr/lolololori” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lolololori/2750569993/”] Summer internships on Wall Street are in full swing, so with a little help from our friends at Wall Street Oasis, we created a list of possible offenses for interns, and we hope you aren’t found guilty.  Some of these mistakes are quite obvious, though others aren’t. Either […]
32 Idiotic Mistakes Wall Street Interns Make Every Summer
Markets

You Should Worry About A Company That Makes Trainees Pay To Spend A Year Cleaning Toilets

[credit provider=”www.wyndhamworldwide.com” url=”http://www.wyndhamworldwide.com/about-wyndham-worldwide/wyndham-hotel-group”] The Wyndham Worldwide Corp. recently came under fire for allegedly taking unskilled labour from people who had paid for the opportunity to grow professionally, a development that signals the New Jersey hospitality company’s willingness to push the envelope for extra profit. Wyndham has taken risks not only […]
You Should Worry About A Company That Makes Trainees Pay To Spend A Year Cleaning Toilets
Strategy

Most Interns Are Terrible: This Guide Will Give You A Leg-Up On The Competition

[credit provider=”UGA College of Ag | Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ugacommunications/6072889087/”] In a difficult job market, having internship experience can often be the single thing that separates you from other job applicants. But you get what you put into an internship, so make the most out of the opportunity.Take Learning Upon Yourself
Most Interns Are Terrible: This Guide Will Give You A Leg-Up On The Competition
Markets

RBC Capital Markets Would Like Prospective Interns To Note This Key Fact About The Firm

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/secured_user/Download.aspx?st=dl&id=7774b3191fb5490eadf6fa23bab933ee&isgb=false”] It hasn’t been a pretty year for Wall Street, with over 200,000 layoffs, nearly every firm slashing bonuses and incessant worries about the stability of banks amid the Eurozone crisis.But, good news—investment banks are still recruiting and they want to attract the eager young minds of […]
RBC Capital Markets Would Like Prospective Interns To Note This Key Fact About The Firm
Strategy

12 Successful People Who Started As Interns

Being an intern means you’re at the bottom of the heap — low or unpaid staffers have to prove themselves before landing those plum assignments and paid positions.It’s a rite of passage that many people endure, sometimes more than once.
12 Successful People Who Started As Interns
Strategy

5 Reasons Why Your Interns Are Better At Social Media Than You Are

[credit provider=”.A.A. via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sloth_rider/1356349570/”] A few years ago companies trusted their social media campaigns to interns. Part of this was because interns equaled cheap labour for a non-trusted task, but part of it was also because interns, frankly, were better at social media then their superiors.Let’s face it, CEOs […]
5 Reasons Why Your Interns Are Better At Social Media Than You Are