Every twelve weeks or so, I undergo a ritual at Smarterer: the changing of the guard for our interns. As one group of seasoned old hands moves on after three intense months at Smarterer, a fresh-faced new group comes on board.
I always sit down with the departing group and talk to them about their [...]
For students and recent grads, summer means much more than frequent trips to the beach: it’s internship season. Whether or not you’re getting paid, you’re probably wondering, “How is this internship really helping me?” With studies showing that 60% of students believe that internships are a [...]
Our CEO, Jennifer Fremont-Smith, mentioned a pretty startling statistic in one of her recent “…er” posts: “Over 12.3 million people are unemployed in the U.S., yet 3.7 million jobs are unfilled.” Jennifer attributes it to a skills gap, and that’s
Negotiating your salary is no easy task, particularly if you are a recent graduate and you’re just landing your first full time job! Employers will try to take advantage of you with a lowball offer, so it’s best to take into consideration the following salary negotiation strategies and tips when preparing for your job search.