Internship programs are one of the most cost-effective ways to find and hire new full-time employees. They give you the opportunity to engage, train, and get to know potential hires on a far deeper level than other hiring processes.
Yet it’s a common misnomer interns always get full-time job offers. In reality, around 52 percent of interns get full-time job offers. Compared to most other hiring funnels, a 50 percent intern to hire conversion rate is pretty darn good, especially compared to the uncertainty of other candidate streams.
Here’s how to successfully turn your interns into hires.