Why paying interns makes good business sense
No one wants to work for free, yet it seems to be the only option for many young professionals seeking a foothold on the career ladder. Unpaid internships are fast becoming the necessary pre-requisite to full-time employment.
Before setting up my own business, I had a long career in the most vilified industry going. Investment banking. It has a terrible reputation but it pays its interns, and I pay mine.