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Make a Great First Impression!

By |2020-01-21T17:02:49-05:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Workforce Development|Tags: , , |

Automotive (or IT) Interview Tips that Will Make You Shine You’ve done it! You’ve applied for the job and now you’ve got the interview scheduled. Congratulations! And, chances are, you’re probably both excited and nervous.  If you are, it’s completely normal.  In fact, if you weren’t a bit of both, we’d say there’s probably something wrong! [...]

Top Reads for the New Year

By |2020-01-16T16:35:15-05:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Changing The American Workforce, IT Apprenticeships, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , , , , , |

Making a 2020 Resolution Towards Change - Happy 2020 from Franklin Apprenticeships! As we embark on yet another year into the 4th Industrial Revolution, we think it is time for some New Year resolutions - resolutions that can continue to bring change to how we view education and opportunity for America’s workforce. With that, Franklin Apprenticeships [...]

Recent CTA Report Helps Tech Companies With Workforce Solutions

By |2019-12-17T11:45:33-05:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Changing The American Workforce, Digital Apprenticeships|

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) recently published a practical guide to help tech companies source talent and fill jobs.  Released in November 2019, Why Tech Companies Should Offer Apprenticeships explains the value of apprenticeship in the tech sector and offers insight into navigating and executing apprenticeship as a talent pipeline strategy.  The white paper is further [...]

Building Your Ideal Workforce with Modern Apprenticeships

By |2019-11-25T14:36:26-05:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers|

As the U.S. faces a skilled labor crisis, the ability to find, train, and retain your company’s ideal workforce may seem too good to be true.  It’s not, thanks to modern apprenticeship programs.  What exactly do such programs offer? Nothing short of the perfect SOLUTION to your workforce needs.  Structure. Opportunity. Loyalty. Unique. Training. Investment. Outlook. [...]

A Candid Candidate Comparison: Who Would You Choose for Your Company?

By |2019-11-21T16:07:20-05:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers|

The U.S. is facing a skilled labor crisis. Not only are there more job openings than people seeking employment, 75% of those having trouble finding and recruiting competitive candidates cite a lack of skills as a leading issue.  But what if, instead of sifting through a pile of applications to find the one person who fits [...]

Bringing Women Back to Tech Through Digital Apprenticeships

By |2019-11-07T06:07:59-05:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program|

In today’s world of a largely male-dominated tech industry, it’s remarkable to think that women played prominent— even critical — roles in the early days of computing. Today, only 20 percent of tech jobs are held by women. In a sector experiencing a faster-than-average growth rate, it’s clear that something is wrong. It’s past time [...]

PODCAST: Tips for Your Apprenticeship Interview … Including the “Dos” and “Don’ts”

By |2020-01-16T16:35:34-05:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Careers, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Podcasts|Tags: |

In this episode of Franklin Apprenticeships’ AutoMOtive! Apprentice podcast series, we talk to Scott Turnbaugh, Franklin’s lead Career Agent, and Robin Ferguson, a 20+ year automotive industry veteran, about how to prepare for your interview — in addition to interview dos and don’ts — so you are ready to ace it. Congratulations! You’ve made it to [...]

PODCAST: I Submitted my Resume for Franklin AutoMOtive!…But What Happens Next?

By |2019-09-25T11:30:26-04:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Careers, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Podcasts|Tags: |

In this episode of Franklin Apprenticeships’ AutoMOtive! Apprentice podcast series, we talk to Scott Turnbaugh, Franklin’s lead Career Agent, Robin Ferguson, a 20+ year automotive industry veteran, and Christina Hurtado, a Franklin Apprenticeships’ Success Coach, about what happens after you submit your resume. You’ve now taken the leap and submitted your resume to become a Franklin [...]

PODCAST: A Day in the Life of a Franklin AutoMOtive! Apprentice

By |2019-09-25T11:30:57-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Automotive Apprenticeships, Careers, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Podcasts|Tags: |

In this episode of Franklin Apprenticeships’ AutoMOtive! Apprentice podcast series, we talk to Scott Turnbaugh, Franklin’s lead Career Agent, Robin Ferguson, a 20+ year automotive industry veteran, and Reed Smith, a Franklin Apprenticeships’ Success Coach, about what a normal day looks like for a Franklin automotive apprentice. As a dislocated worker, the idea of “going back [...]

Solving the IoT Skills Gap, One Apprentice at a Time

By |2019-11-25T17:20:13-05:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Digital Apprenticeships, Franklin Apprenticeships News, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, Missouri Digital Apprenticeship Program, Podcasts, Why Apprenticeships?|

Each day it seems there’s a brand new gadget, app, or network ready to connect us. It began with communication, but over time it’s evolved to include wearables that track health and fitness, household integration, and security innovations in addition to advances in industrial, automotive, and surveillance technology. Data is gathered, shared, and processed, enabling devices [...]