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have you made this investment in your business?

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Have you  been thinking about ways to take your business to the next level?  Thought about how interns fit into the big picture?  Have you looked into new intern training software that’s now out there for people in the events industry?

Think hiring and training interns isn’t worth the time and effort?

Wrong, it’s a crucial investment.

think about it.

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to expand your team and delegate tasks, so you can spend more time focusing on sales and business development? Or maybe you want to spend some time improving processes, your marketing plan and/or the services you offer to clients?

They’re all areas of your business that you should be investing in but you don’t need to spend $10,000 to see BIG results – how?  Click below to read more…

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the 1 easy way to get better intern candidates

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1 easy way to get better interns rec

So… We did a little research and were surprised to notice that only a few firms are promoting their internships on social media.

What’s going on? Do you regularly have hundreds of amazing candidates applying to work for you?!

We think you guys might be missing out on some seriously talented interns.

Why not widen the net by promoting your firm’s internship opportunities on social media? It’s easy, cheap AND it’s exactly where your target group (ahem, millennials) are.

You want interns who communicate well, are social media savvy and can use their initiative, right? Well those are generally the kind of people who are going to respond to opportunities you post on your social media accounts.

Using social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and even Pinterest, as a way of advertising your intern positions, means that you can widen your pool of candidates. You might even beat other firms to find a diamond in the rough….

Ok, we know what you’re thinking: “that’s all well and good but how do I ensure it reaches the right people and not fall into the deep black hole that is the internet?”

Great question.
It’s easy – here are two simple tips:

1.Use relevant hashtags when promoting the intern positions – for example: #eventstudents #MyILEA #weddinginternship are all great. Stick to 2-3 hashtags on Twitter but feel free to go wild on Instagram

2. Find online groups where potential interns will be – for example look for the Twitter, Linkedin or Facebook accounts of specific college careers services, event students’ groups and college communications accounts. Either post directly in these groups or ask administrators to share and RT your post.

These tips ensure that your internship opportunities get seen and shared by the relevant people you want to hire. You can’t just sit and hope the best candidates will stumble across you!

Save time and minimize stress by training your interns to become superhero apprentices.

The Apprentice Program includes:
  • weekly “spark” training videos
  • intern homework missions
  • intern report cards
  • intern pop quizzes
  • mentor support and advice

Just $75/intern USD per semester for our custom-crafted training, guaranteed to get your interns up to speed with the way your firm plans and produces events.

Click the button below to pre-order now for Fall 2016!


The Simplifiers recognised in TOP 10: the Creative Class 2016 of Nottingham

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The Simplifiers have been inducted into Nottingham’s Creative Class 2016, ranking our business within the Top 10 in the region for high growth, innovation and celebrated success.

And we couldn’t be more thrilled…

As a woman-led business, we are leading the charge in diversity in the tech scene, both locally and nationally.  As a member of The Creative Class, they have chosen us to represent Nottingham and the growth potential of the city’s economy.


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happy launch day…here’s $50 dollars!

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Promo code FINAL

UPDATE: we’ve decided to extend the promo code through the weekend…yay!  Must signup before 11:59pm PST on Sunday, July 10th, 2016.

Happy Launch Day!

We are thrilled to share our brand spanking new website with the world…thank you for visiting The Simplifiers!  If this is the very first time you’ve visited our website, welcome.

We are your undercover superheroes.

we simplify the business of events for you.

MENTORS: we provide all the tools you need to train your team and optimize your business.

BRANDS: we help you produce live events that make an impact.

PLANNERS: we deliver time & time again as your next keynote speaker.

INTERNS: we will transform your life through EPIC training.

we are The Simplifiers.

…and we THANK YOU.  

So, here’s a very special promo code to save $50 off USD The Apprentice Program if you signup before 11:59pm PST on SUNDAY, July 10, 2016.

CLICK HERE to signup.

now commence the DANCE PARTY!


3 tips to upgrade your interview process

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As the old adage goes…

HIRE slow, fire fast.

There’s nothing worse than hiring the wrong people to your team, regardless if they are interns or employees.  They look great on paper, you take a gamble, only to find a few weeks in to the job, they just aren’t the right fit.

You’ve wasted time, resources and mental energy as a mentor, trying to turn the situation around.

But alas, it’s no good.  That ship has sailed.

Want to avoid this tricky situation from the get-go?

Time to upgrade your interview process.

Here are 3 easy tips that’ll help you identify the very best superheroes to hire.  First step, optimize your interviewing process.  That means you’ve got to be a better interviewer.  When you do that, you’ll improve your efficiency and effectiveness to spot a diamond in the rough faster than ever before.  3 TIPS TO UPGRADE YOUR INTERVIEW PROCESS

Trust us…this is one of the very first undercover superhero powers you’ll need to cultivate for success…here’s how:

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thought of the day: whatever you practice more of, you get more of

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This week, we’ve been listening to Preston Smiles on The School of Greatness podcast and thinking about the relationships we’re building with the people around us.

Of course The Apprentice Program and The Simplifiers believe in mentoring and empowering others but we also strongly believe that it’s a two-way street. Actually, when you’re doing it right, we KNOW it is.

If you want to be in a tribe that is supportive and empowering – practice being supportive and empowering! Your tribe benefits but you will too.

Whatever you practice more of, you get more of. (2)

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