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How Career Launcher Payments Work

Posted by Jordan Goldberg on Dec 7, 2018 12:03:55 PM

Parker Dewey requires that all Micro-Internships are paid. Below you will find information on how payments work on our platform.

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Topics: Talent

Resources for Lead Generation Projects

Posted by Jordan Goldberg on Dec 7, 2018 11:31:01 AM

Lead generation projects are the most common Micro-Internships posted on our platform, and for good reason. These projects allow busy Sales professionals to focus on what really matters - selling - rather than having to spend valuable time researching and sourcing leads.

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Topics: Talent

The State of Campus Recruiting - November '18 Recap

Posted by Michele Aymold on Nov 29, 2018 11:16:07 AM

At Parker Dewey, we hear daily from companies and universities about the different challenges they each face tied to campus recruiting. While each side is unique, we've seen that both parties have the same end goal, but often struggle to find collaborative ways to improve outcomes for the companies and students alike. So we invited university and recruiting leaders to get candid and share the ways they are overcoming challenges of campus to career transitions.

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Topics: Company

Parker Dewey Named Winner of 17th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards

Posted by Michele Aymold on Nov 1, 2018 11:47:57 AM

Parker Dewey (www.ParkerDewey.com), an organization that improves college-to-career transitions through its innovative Micro-Internship platform, has been named as a winner of the 17th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards.

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Topics: Company

Job Auditions: The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead

Posted by Michele Aymold on Oct 10, 2018 11:27:14 AM

The traditional job interview process is continuously failing employers and future employees. It is not sufficient to determine if a candidate has the core skills needed for a position and candidates are not able to assess personal fit at the company. The interview is simply not enough, which is why Marcel Schwantes, explains how companies are adopting the job audition model in his article: The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here's What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With.

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Topics: Company

Tips for Career Launchers from Career Launchers

Posted by Jordan Goldberg on Sep 7, 2018 2:40:39 PM

Time and time again we hear from Career Launchers asking how they can improve their profiles, land more projects, and leverage Micro-Internships to their fullest. In order to address these questions, we've asked some of our most experienced Career Launchers to provide some advice.

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Topics: Talent

Forbes: Do Student Freelancers Make Better Employees? Microsoft Thinks So

Posted by Jeffrey Moss on Aug 1, 2018 10:43:46 AM

HR leaders are under massive pressure to fill open roles, enhance diversity, and retain talent. Unfortunately, with unemployment near record lows the challenges of doing so are intense. While companies compete for the same candidates who possess the “right” academic pedigree, major, and GPA, all professionals remain frustrated with increasing workloads.

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Topics: Company, Talent

When college grads enter the gig economy, should we shudder or cheer?

Posted by Jeffrey Moss on Jul 30, 2018 12:59:14 PM

When I saw this post from George Anders, I cheered. By viewing gigs as a pathway, the value to college students goes beyond the money as it lets them demonstrate skills, explore career paths, and build their networks while they seek the right full-time role upon graduation. For companies, the value also goes beyond the work as they can identify and assess talent in a more authentic way, thereby driving enhanced diversity, improved hiring effectiveness, and better retention.

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Topics: Company, Talent

At the Core of Job Success: Why “Soft” Skills are Core Skills

Posted by Parker Dewey on Jul 25, 2018 11:11:54 AM

This post was written by Sarah Landes.

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Topics: Company, Talent

The most effective way to hire Sales Development Representatives

Posted by Michele Aymold on Jul 12, 2018 12:25:15 PM

How do you use Micro-Interns? We asked, real professionals answered.

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Topics: Company

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