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Tech Hires: Onboarding in a Work-From-Home Environment

By |2020-10-28T15:53:01-04:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Hiring Strategy, Onboarding, Tech Hires, Work From Home|Tags: , , , , |

Finding and training new hires is hard enough in normal times, and the work-from-home (WFH) environment has added many new layers of difficulty to the process. How do you onboard a new team member when they’re literally not on board? It’s no wonder many companies have hit the hiring “Pause” button. You absolutely can find [...]

Micro-credentials: A Shortcut to a Great Tech Career

By |2020-10-29T11:05:24-04:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Micro-credentials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The pandemic of 2020 has accelerated a trend that was already underway: a shift away from the traditional four-year college degree. Many were already considering alternative approaches, and with COVID-19 precautions so dramatically altering the “college experience,” more career-seekers are looking for better alternatives. One path that’s gaining popularity is the concept of “micro-credentials” or [...]

Success Story: How Can a Success Coach Help You Start a Tech Career?

By |2020-10-28T13:07:31-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

The background: Anne R. was a member of the first cohort of pre-apprentices in the Franklin Apprenticeships/UMBC program in the spring of 2020. It would be safe to say that she felt a bit lost at first. After a few training sessions with her classmates, she wrote to her mentor, a Franklin Success coach: “… [...]

The Path to a Successful Tech Apprenticeship Program

By |2020-10-28T13:09:21-04:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships|Tags: , , , , , |

Employers about to take the leap into apprenticeship programs frequently ask us what actions they can take that will lead to the most successful outcomes. Here’s our advice for launching a program that maximizes the benefits to both your organization and its apprentices. Think long term. As a hiring manager, you often need to plug [...]

Franklin Apprenticeships Named a Standards Recognition Entity by U.S. Department of Labor

By |2020-10-02T10:54:46-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Charged with validating high-quality Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs), Franklin will leverage its apprenticeship expertise to help employers and industry solve workforce issues by expanding tech apprenticeships. BALTIMORE, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced that Franklin Apprenticeships has been designated as a Standards Recognition Entity (SRE) for Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs). The DOL established SREs [...]

Apprenticeships vs. Recruiters: Which Makes More Sense?

By |2020-09-23T15:43:39-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Why Apprenticeships?|

If you’re an IT hiring manager, we don’t have to tell you the challenges of keeping your talent pipeline full in the best of times. And 2020 has not been the best of times, with the remote work environment adding several new layers of difficulty to the process of vetting, interviewing and hiring new team [...]

The “Franklin” in “Franklin Apprenticeships”

By |2020-09-03T09:49:15-04:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships|Tags: |

We’ve devoted a lot of time and effort to explaining the many benefits of apprenticeships, but perhaps you’ve wondered about the other half of our name – the “Franklin” part. Perhaps you guessed that it has something to do with Benjamin Franklin, and you’re correct. Here’s why: Unlike most of our Founding Fathers, Ben Franklin [...]

Baltimore Business Journal Highlights New Partnership Between Franklin Apprenticeships and the State of Maryland

By |2019-08-08T19:43:58-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, Franklin Apprenticeships News, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program|

This Monday, Franklin Apprenticeships officially announced that is has partnered with the State of Maryland to provide local employers with a solution to their lack of qualified applicants in the IT arena – where the demand for tech workers is projected to be among the fastest growing. The Baltimore Business Journal covered [...]

Franklin Apprenticeships Brings Its Digital Apprenticeships Program to Maryland

By |2020-09-01T10:25:09-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Digital Apprenticeships, Franklin Apprenticeships News, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships, Press Releases|

Franklin Apprenticeships announced today, May 20, 2019, a press release communicating the benefits of a new partnership with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to bring its Digital Apprenticeship program to the State. The program is a response to the growing demand from Maryland employers who need assistance filling their talent pipeline with [...]

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