EP 399 // 4 Reasons You Should Hire Interns To Help You In Your Business ASAP

EP 399 // 4 Reasons You Should Hire Interns To Help You In Your Business ASAP

Update: 2024-06-04
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This episode delves into the benefits of hiring interns in your business, highlighting four key reasons why it's a valuable investment. The host, Chalsey Joe, shares her personal journey with internships, starting with her own experience as a college student and later incorporating them into her event-based business. She emphasizes that internships are not just about free labor but about creating a mutually beneficial experience for both the intern and the business owner. The episode outlines four main reasons to hire interns: 1) It's a great way to start outsourcing and develop leadership skills. 2) It allows you to get more done in less time by delegating tasks. 3) It's a perfect way to find potential future team members. 4) It's a rewarding experience that benefits both the intern and the business owner. Chalsey Joe also shares her experience with finding interns, emphasizing the importance of looking within your own community and building relationships with potential candidates. She encourages listeners to consider starting an internship program in their own businesses and provides details about her own internship program at Chelsea Joe.co.

Outlines

00:00:00
Introduction and Internship Program Announcement

This Chapter introduces the episode and announces the opening of a new six-month internship program at Chelsea Joe.co. The host, Chalsey Joe, expresses her excitement about the program and encourages listeners to learn more about it on the website.

00:01:51
Four Reasons to Hire Interns

This Chapter delves into the four main reasons why Chalsey Joe believes hiring interns is a valuable decision for any business owner. These reasons include outsourcing, getting more done in less time, finding future team members, and the rewarding experience of teaching and mentoring.

00:22:43
The Rewarding Experience of Internships

This Chapter focuses on the personal and professional benefits of running an internship program. Chalsey Joe emphasizes the rewarding experience of teaching and mentoring interns, witnessing their growth and impact on the business and community. She shares anecdotes from other business owners who have implemented internship programs and highlights the positive impact it has had on their businesses and personal development.

Keywords

Internship
A structured period of work experience offered by an organization to students or recent graduates, typically for a limited duration, to gain practical skills and knowledge in a specific field. Internships can be paid or unpaid and may lead to full-time employment opportunities.

Outsourcing
The practice of hiring an external party to perform tasks or functions that were previously done internally. Outsourcing can be used to reduce costs, improve efficiency, or access specialized skills and expertise.

SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
Detailed, step-by-step instructions that outline how to perform a specific task or process consistently. SOPs are essential for ensuring quality, consistency, and efficiency in any organization.

Workflows
The sequence of steps or tasks involved in completing a specific process or project. Effective workflows streamline operations, improve efficiency, and reduce errors.

Community
A group of people who share common interests, values, or goals. In the context of business, a community can refer to customers, clients, followers, or other stakeholders who interact with the business.

Leadership Skills
The abilities and qualities that enable individuals to effectively guide, motivate, and inspire others. Leadership skills include communication, delegation, decision-making, problem-solving, and team building.

Chelsea Joe.co
The website of Chalsey Joe, a business owner and podcast host who specializes in helping women create systems and workflows to manage their businesses and personal lives. The website offers resources, courses, and information about her internship program.

Systemize Your Life Podcast
A podcast hosted by Chalsey Joe that provides advice and strategies for women to create systems and workflows to manage their time, organize their homes, and build successful businesses.

Q&A

  • What are the four main reasons to hire interns in your business?

    The four main reasons are: 1) It's a great way to start outsourcing and develop leadership skills. 2) It allows you to get more done in less time by delegating tasks. 3) It's a perfect way to find potential future team members. 4) It's a rewarding experience that benefits both the intern and the business owner.

  • How can I find interns for my business?

    Chalsey Joe recommends looking within your own community, both locally and online. She emphasizes the importance of finding interns who share your passion and values.

  • What are the benefits of having an internship program for both the intern and the business owner?

    For interns, it provides valuable work experience, practical skills, and potential career opportunities. For business owners, it offers a way to outsource tasks, improve efficiency, find future team members, and experience the rewarding feeling of teaching and mentoring.

  • What are some examples of tasks that can be delegated to interns?

    Chalsey Joe suggests starting with tasks that have clear templates and procedures, such as creating social media graphics, providing customer support in online communities, or assisting with administrative tasks.

  • How long should an internship program last?

    Chalsey Joe recommends a minimum of six weeks to allow interns time to learn and adjust to the role. She currently runs a six-month internship program at Chelsea Joe.co.

Show Notes

 


Thinking about hiring interns? Let me tell you why it's the best decision you'll ever make for your business.


 


Today, I'll share four reasons why it's a game-changer for your business, no matter where you are in your journey. Interns bring fresh perspectives, foster a learning culture, and provide invaluable support.


 


Join me as I explain why integrating interns is crucial and how you can implement a successful internship strategy today.







xoxo,


Chelsi Jo


 


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Are you looking to make a difference, gain hands-on experience, and work with our team, apply for the Summer Internship Program!  www.chelsijo.co/internship

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EP 399 // 4 Reasons You Should Hire Interns To Help You In Your Business ASAP

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