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2011 Goal Setting

Tweet Last week Dreama and I sat down and spent an entire day planning our goal setting.  We own 3 companies, so we did it for all 3.  In case you’re wondering, those 3 companies are: Efficient Enterprises, Inc.  That … Continue reading



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Giving Your Interns A Killer Recommendation

Tweet The traditional way that small business owners do a background check when hiring interns is to ask for past references. Then they call up your old boss and ask him/her a few questions about when you worked there 2-3 … Continue reading



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Small Business Owner’s Responsibilities When Hiring Interns

Tweet As a small business owner, hiring interns does come with some important responsibilities. But don’t worry; these responsibilities are minor when compared to the amazing benefits that come with hiring interns. Some of the top responsibilities include making sure … Continue reading



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Tips To Help Your Small Business Find An Intern

Tweet With so many students out there looking for internships and experience, it certainly should not be that hard to find an intern. You can easily find an intern in places like Craigs’s list or by running an ad in … Continue reading



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Creative Ways To Pay Your Interns

Tweet Lately, there has been a lot of buzz about the ethics behind hiring interns for unpaid positions. If you decide that you want to hire interns for unpaid positions then you must be able to pass the Department of … Continue reading



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Tips On How A Small Business Owner Can Hire An Intern

Tweet Many small business owners don’t know how to hire an intern. They are great with running the business and dealing with clients, but when it comes to hiring interns they just don’t have the time or knowledge of what … Continue reading



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How To Effectively Manage Virtual Interns

Tweet Many employers are afraid to hire interns for a virtual position because they feel like it’s almost impossible to effectively manage the interns and ensure they are giving you quality work. On the surface these challenges may seem legitimate, … Continue reading



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What Is An Internship?

Tweet If you’re looking into starting your own internship program for your small business, you may have some questions about what an internship program is and what distinguishes it from other forms of employment. Internships are similar to apprenticeships in … Continue reading



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How Is an intern different from a virtual assistant?

Tweet Many small business owners decide to outsource their work to virtual assistants or off shore workers. This can be a very effective strategy and to be honest, we also use virtual assistants in our business. However, there are 3 … Continue reading



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What Can An Intern Do For Me?

Tweet Many small business owners may not be convinced that hiring interns would be able to help their business. These small business owners are missing out on an important resource because interns can literally do almost anything for a business. … Continue reading



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