Månedsarkiv: januar 2018

Make Your Company More Appealing to Job Seekers

With so many people out seeking work in today’s economy, it may seem like you have the pick of the litter. However, with more job seekers, there is more competition to stand out among the dozens of other companies to … Læs resten

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Mistakes Interns Makes

Taking the Internship Too Casually You must approach the internship experience in a professional manner. Establishing goals beforehand will help define what you want to accomplish and how to get there. Because we live in a global marketplace students need … Læs resten

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Open your mind to cultural differences

Living abroad can be hard, in part because you have to make so many adjustments to your daily routine as well as to your preconceived notions about life abroad and your personal beliefs. Balancing these adjustments can be tricky, and … Læs resten

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Adding Value to Your Farm Internship

A basic internship offers the opportunity to live and work on a farm for part or all of a season. But you can take certain steps that will increase the value of the intern’s experience. Following are some fairly simple … Læs resten

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Benchmarks of a Successful Farm Internship

Farmers are looking for reliable young people who will stay through the agreed period. Many first-time interns have romantic notions about farming, which need to be tempered with some grit. The reality is that most young people today have not … Læs resten

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Why get into agriculture?

When you think about careers in agriculture, you might be picturing a wonderfully relaxing existence that involves driving a tractor around a field at the crack of dawn, feeding some ducks in your paddock and permanently having a sprig of … Læs resten

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How To Make Friends During Your Internship Abroad

One of the biggest quarrels that some people have about living, working, studying, or interning abroad is that they won’t know anyone… This is a very common concern which you can overcome by just being more proactive. If you’re planning … Læs resten

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Adapting to a New Culture

Yes, of course you are open minded, otherwise you would hardly consider living abroad, right? Adapting to a new culture is not easy. When you move abroad, especially when the culture is very different from your own, you will be … Læs resten

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Learn from Challenging Internships

Your teachers were right… you never stop having to do stuff you don’t love. While “intern” is no longer a synonym for “coffee-wrangler-in-chief,” your placement will probably include some tasks you aren’t totally into — no matter where it is … Læs resten

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Do my daily breaks count as paid time?

Not unless your contract says so. The general rule on breaks is that you are entitled to a break of 15 minutes after a 4 ½ hour work period. If you work more than 6 hours you are entitled to … Læs resten

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