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Building Your Ideal Workforce with Modern Apprenticeships

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. Network.  Each letter of [...]

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

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 some of the requirements [...]

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Bringing Women Back to Tech Through Digital Apprenticeships

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 to identify and address [...]

The Top Three Differences Between Apprenticeships and Internships to Ignite Your Talent Pipeline

The shortage of skilled workers is a significant problem in the U.S. that continues to grow. For many executives, talent shortages top the charts as the greatest emerging risk companies currently face.  Apprenticeship programs offer a high-value solution to the growing skilled labor crisis, but are not considered as a natural talent acquisition option in our country. They are [...]

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

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 the interview phase of [...]

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

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 AutoMOtive! apprentice. Nice job! [...]