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From Paycheck to Payback: Why Investment in Interns Is Worth It

Justin Grinnell
Coach
Strength and Conditioning, CrossFit, Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting

I have talked to many fitness and training facility owners about the importance of having a solid internship program. Almost all are receptive to the idea, but many are unsure how it can help grow their business.

 

Taking on interns does take up more of your time, and it can be tough. More staff means more management. But if you create a proper internship program with the intention to build your business around it, the time and effort you put into developing your interns will give you a much bigger payback.

 

Here are nine ways investing in an internship program can benefit you as a business owner. We’ll look at exactly how to build such a program in my next articles.


 

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