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Inside Netflix's No-Intern Policy
Growth Strategies

Inside Netflix's No-Intern Policy

A Quora discussion sheds some light on why Netflix chooses not to hire interns.
Ryan Bushey
Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem
Growth Strategies

Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, global leaders discussed solutions for a must-solve problem. Here is how entrepreneurs can lend a helping hand.
Amy Rosen
How to Create an Internship Program That Works
Growth Strategies

How to Create an Internship Program That Works

With banks and media companies being criticized for their internship programs, here are four ways interns and business owners can make the most of the internship experience.
Nina Zipkin
From Intern to Franchisee
Franchises

From Intern to Franchisee

A sweet internship with Kona Ice helped Derek Taylor open his very own franchise.
5 Reasons You Need Interns to Build Your Business
Growth Strategies

5 Reasons You Need Interns to Build Your Business

They are young, eager and ready to pitch in. Used correctly, interns can be the key to building an efficient, effective and stable workforce.
Brian Hamilton
How to Run a Productive Internship Program and Stay Out of Legal Trouble
Growth Strategies

How to Run a Productive Internship Program and Stay Out of Legal Trouble

A student internship program can be a great asset for your company, but if not run properly, it can jeopardize the wellbeing of your entire business.
Ashley Lee
Reviewers Compare Yelp to a 'Slave Ship' in Ridiculous Class-Action Lawsuit
Marketing

Reviewers Compare Yelp to a 'Slave Ship' in Ridiculous Class-Action Lawsuit

Yelpers argue that their lack of payment for reviews is exploitative unpaid labor, comparing practices to a 'galley slave ship.'
Kate Taylor
The 16 Biggest Tech Intern Fails
Growth Strategies

The 16 Biggest Tech Intern Fails

From being rude to Mark Zuckerberg's wife, to burning down an office building, to inadvertently disabling the internet across large stretches of the Ukraine, these interns messed up in style.
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
Technology

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

A life-saving app, indie art and music gets crowdfunded, a step-by-step guide to building a better brain, how to manage your managers, why the emerging-markets craze may be over. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
Condé Nast Ends Intern Program, Raising Question: Are Internships About the Money?
Starting a Business

Condé Nast Ends Intern Program, Raising Question: Are Internships About the Money?

With the demise of Condé Nast's unpaid internship program, we wonder whether the importance of money has eclipsed the value of experience.
Kate Taylor
What My Corporate Internship Taught Me About Entrepreneurship
Leadership

What My Corporate Internship Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

College Trep AJ Agrawal describes one of his company's biggest assets: His summer internship.
AJ Agrawal
California Gives Kids a Way to Erase Their Scandalous Social-Media Posts. Sort Of.
Marketing

California Gives Kids a Way to Erase Their Scandalous Social-Media Posts. Sort Of.

A new law gives people under the age of 18 an 'eraser button' to delete embarrassing, crude or cruel online posts that could follow them into adulthood and employment.
Lauren Covello
The Case for Paying Interns (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

The Case for Paying Interns (Infographic)

Sure, you can find college students who will work for free, but should you? Here's why paying interns benefits both students and employers.
Kathleen Davis
How to Make the Most of a Summer Internship as an Aspiring Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

How to Make the Most of a Summer Internship as an Aspiring Entrepreneur

As a student entrepreneur, a summer internship is no excuse for making zero progress on your business. Here are some tips to keep you on point.
Eric Muli