Internship programs can be an effective means to spot new talent, ready them with relevant on-the-job training and introduce a path to a full-time job after they graduate. But the dream of a successful internship program can crumble into a logistical nightmare for your team if not well planned out. Ensuring your interns have a meaningful experience begins with your team. Do they realistically have the bandwidth to hire and manage an intern for an extended period of time? As a business leader, it's your responsibility to establish a framework that sets your interns and employees up for the most effective experience possible.
In his most recent Inc. column, Tallwave CEO Jeff Pruitt shares why hiring an intern should not be taken lightly and how a well-executed internship program can be the key to inspiring longer term commitments within a company.
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