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Internships Put College Students on Road to Success

By: Christine Olsen, MBA, Career Coach and Internship Program Manager How do I get job experience if no one is willing to hire me? Get an internship!  An internship is a structured work experience related to a student’s major and/or career goal that should enhance the academic, career, and personal development of the student. There…

The Value Proposition of Internships

By Christine Olsen, MBA, Career Coach and Internship Program Manager, JVS Career Services Student: How do I get job experience if no one is willing to hire me? Answer: Get an internship! Employer: How do I get the right new talent that fits the culture and will fulfill the needs of my organization? Answer: Provide an internship!…

Case Study: Hiring a New CEO

One of the most important activities your board and senior management may undertake is the hiring of senior leadership. If you hire the wrong person, especially the CEO, it can have catastrophic consequences for your organization. Best practice is for an organization to go through a formal recruiting process to assure the right candidate is…

CEO’s Corner: Everybody’s Hiring. How Do I Attract Talent to My Organization?

By Joni Burton, CPCC and CEO, JVS Career Services As the economy continues to improve, many organizations have found it increasingly challenging to attract top talent. In fact, research shows that when it comes to hiring, the power has shifted from the employer to the candidate. As a business, you must show potential candidates what you have…