Struggling with workload but low on cash? Can't afford temps but need an extra pair of hands? Look no further than the helpful enthusiasm of the INTERN.
These chirpy souls come in at the bargain rate of £0.00, and a knowledge and keenness about your field come included in that price.
Don't know where to find one? Ask around friends and family, place ads in student publications or on relevant trade websites, advertise on Gumtree (which usually gets huge responses), talk to local universities and colleges and talk to local employment agencies about offering work placements to those who need more experience to get that crucial first job.
Don't know how to manage one? Follow these handy tips for getting the most from your intern: