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This startup wants to fix the broken structure of internships

29 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

Internships are an opportunity for students to experiment with new career paths and land a full-time offer ahead of graduation. For companies, the weeks-long programs help recruit and train job-ready hires.
While the stakes are high, the coronavirus-spurred office closures and market volatility made a number of tech companies slim down or cancel their internship programs. Similar to remote schooling, the startups that kept their programs had a huge hurdle to face: How do you teach and train students across the world about your company?
That's where Symba , a Techstars alum, comes in. The...
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How a TikTok skincare influencer makes over $5,000 per month using affiliate links and why she limits the amount of sponsorships she does

How a TikTok skincare influencer makes over $5,000 per month using affiliate links and why she limits the amount of sponsorships she does

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement 29-year-old Vi Lai was working full time as a realtor in Boston until the pandemic upended her career in March.
"I'm a realtor, I need to socialize for business and when COVID happened, that really ruined everything," she told Business Insider.
But around the same time, Lai had started posting to TikTok about skincare as part of a social-media side project she had begun two years prior on Instagram. On TikTok, she became a huge hit. Her mixture of glowing skin and prickly sarcasm helped her find a massive audience for her product reviews, routines, and advice.
Lai's...
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Marketing Hacks

Marketing Hacks

29 days ago   |   By Business 2 Community

Marketing your local business can seem like a full-time job. Most business owners can't afford to have a marketing department which means that you're adding marketing to all your other responsibilities.
Since there are only so many hours in a day, it's essential to have a few tricks up your sleeve: things that can help you fine-tune your marketing and get the most bang for your buck.
Here are some marketing hacks to help you focus your attention and reap the rewards.
Pay Attention to Your Data
When was the last time you looked at your data on Google Analytics? If it's been a while - and if...
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5 Ways to Better Manage Emails

5 Ways to Better Manage Emails

29 days ago   |   By Business 2 Community

As remote workers continue to work from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many professionals are using this time to better manage their emails.
What are some of the best ways to stay on top of your inbox and make sure that no important messages fall through the cracks? Take a look at some of the tried and true ways I use to manage my inbox.
1. Don't sit on emails.
It's easy to sit on emails: letting messages pile up and knowing that you'll have to devote several hours to responding to these messages. If emails sit, they often sit for too long. This means you either never respond or the...
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I took on a side hustle as a designer while working a full-time job. Here are 5 tips I wish I knew about balancing my work and communicating with others remotely

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

It's important to take breaks.
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The pandemic has provided us a lot of flexibility to work on passion projects, even with a full-time job.
I took on a side hustle as a UX designer for an investing app while working as a fellow at Business Insider.
By day, I was editing, writing, and researching stories, but by night, I was interviewing users, creating wireframes, and designing screens to present to a remote team of students.
After reflecting on my experience balancing the two, here are five things I wish I knew before starting a side gig while working full time.
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