A conversation with Robin Richards, CEO of Internships.com
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Let’s face it. Employment challenges continue to persist in a stagnant economy; however, Internships.com has answered the call to help young people find meaningful work opportunities – paid and volunteer – at companies and organizations around the country. Billed as the World’s Largest Internship Marketplace, the company currently has more than 43,000 positions at 21,000 companies listed on the Internships.com website. Robin Richards, CEO of Internships.com, joins us on The Strategy Sessions radio show, to detail the company’s success as a key player in employing youth across the country, significant strategic alliances with the Society for Human Resource Management, College Parents of America, and LULAC. BIO: Mr. Robin D. Richards is a proven successful entrepreneur and visionary strategist and a co-founder of the company. He sets the corporate goals and leads the development of business and market strategies. Previously, his leadership has led Blackboard Connect (formerly The NTI Group) to be the number one provider of hosted, time-sensitive mass notification services focused on assisting government and civil leaders to communicate quickly and efficiently with their constituents using multi-modal technologies. Honored as a Readers’ Favorite in Inc. Magazine’s 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Mr. Richards has also received Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the LAVA (Los Angeles Venture Association) Award for Best M&A. He is a member of several boards, including LASEC (Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission), University of Southern California Marshall School of Business – Board of Leaders, and Ad.ly. Read more: www.ksgsc.com/thestrategysessions.… continue reading