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how do you deal with an intern who calls in sick frequently?

You want to have your cake and eat it too. You want to nickle and dime the interns by paying per hour, but are also unhappy when they exercise the freedoms you gave them in regards to work hours by ...
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how do you deal with an intern who calls in sick frequently?

There are two ways of viewing an internship. From the company's point of view it's partly cheap (if minimally skilled) labor and partly an extended interview/promotional process, trying to find good ...
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how do you deal with an intern who calls in sick frequently?

Just to recap the facts straight. The intern actually just called sick a bunch of days. Given the "once per month" statement plus the usual length of an internship, a reasonable estimate is ...
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how do you deal with an intern who calls in sick frequently?

How are you handling this? At the end of the internship, I don't hire an intern who hasn't demonstrated that they would be a good employee. If you feel the absences are excessive, that's a bad sign.
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how do you deal with an intern who calls in sick frequently?

You don't need to do anything, there's nothing wrong with it. He is not being paid for the time he takes off. So, he is taking those days at his own expense, losing his own money, not the company’s. I ...
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how do you deal with an intern who calls in sick frequently?

What is your role? If you are not a manager, then your job is to do nothing. If it is a manager, do not recommend the intern for hire unless they are so good at their job this minor inconvenience can ...
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how do you deal with an intern who calls in sick frequently?

Collate a list of the sickness periods and take a look to see if there's any patterns evident (being ill on Mondays, important meetings, progress report deadlines etc). This may give you an ...
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