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From an Expert: Developing People for Tomorrow’s Workplace

"But what if we train them and they leave?" is a question we often hear. "What if you don't train them and they stay?" is our answer. Employee turnover has become more pronounced in recent years as an evolving economy and an aging workforce have accelerated change at multiple levels ? Boomers are aging out…

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Event Recap: Internship Boot Camp

ConnectVA teamed up with VCU University Career Center and University of Richmond Alumni & Career Services to host Internship Boot Camp. VCU's Joslyn Bedell and University of Richmond's Katybeth Lee expertly led a facilitated discussion on how to more effectively realize the capacity building support of student interns in community-based organizations. These benefits can include…

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Hosting an Intern: Can I Hire an International Student?

Hosting an Intern blog post series part two (see one and three).  This question frequently comes up for employers - what is the situation with hiring international colleges students for internships? I encourage employers to consider international internship applicants because they often bring a variety of skills and experiences that will benefit your organization.  Here are the…

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