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Hiring IT Talent: Credentials or Passion?

In today’s tight labor market, hiring IT talent can seem like a series of tradeoffs. If you want new employees with impressive credentials, be prepared to pay top dollar, and be ready to go through the whole cycle again in 12 months when your new hire gets a better offer. Would you prefer a junior team player with a [...]

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The 3 Problems with a Remote IT Workforce and How Apprenticeships Solve Them

When 2020 began, you knew you’d have challenges keeping your IT talent pipeline filled, but no one could have imagined the new realities brought on by the pandemic. Suddenly, all those struggles have become even greater, and hiring, training and managing in a remote work environment might seem impossible. Here’s why an IT apprenticeship program might be an even [...]

You Just Graduated – Now What Can You Do?

You spent the last 12, 16, or more years in school. You have invested a lot of hard work. You have an interest in the technology field.  Whether you have applied to colleges, or have just completed your college career — you have some important questions about what you can do to get a good job, today. As an [...]

Proven steps to successfully train new hires, remotely

With businesses all across the world employing a remote workplace strategy, the way we work, hire and train has gone through a sudden paradigm shift. Your team may be comfortable interviewing people by using teleconferencing technologies — a combination of an initial phone screen, a video interview, an online assessment, and a role play or mock presentation phone call [...]

Webinar: A Workforce Strategy for 2020 and Beyond

The Learner’s Journey with Franklin Apprenticeships This is a distribution of a previously recorded webinar. Please note: We experienced a pandemic server bandwidth break up in the 11:11 to 12:02 track. Hang in there with us, as the session picks right back up in short order! Franklin Apprenticeships has been on the front lines helping employers apply apprenticeship as [...]

Apprenticeships: The Learning Supermind Approach for Upskilling Employees Are You One of the Many That Do This Wrong?

Fast Company’s The Future of Work article Companies know upskilling is critical. That doesn’t mean they’re doing it right by Gianna Giacomelli outlines common sense flaws and fixes for upskilling employees. According to Giacomelli, With a growing skills shortage in the workforce, companies are desperate to hire the talent needed to succeed in an age that will depend increasingly [...]