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 [...]

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

By |2020-04-23T11:39:31-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeship Program, Hiring Strategy, IT Apprenticeships, Remote Workforce, Upskilling, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Solving the IoT Skills Gap, One Apprentice at a Time

By |2020-02-10T19:46:40-05:00September 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 [...]

New Podcast Series Announcement: Navigating Your Road Forward as an AutoMOtive! Apprentice

By |2019-09-16T16:02:22-04:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships News, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Podcasts, Why Apprenticeships?|

This month, Franklin Apprenticeships will be releasing a new podcast series to help dislocated workers in the State of Missouri learn about the opportunities available as a modern apprentice in the automotive industry. We understand that downsizing and layoffs were never a part of your plan. And now, as a worker making a mid-career transition, you [...]

PODCAST: Frank Valdivieso, President & CEO of Gryphon Consulting Discusses the Value of the New Digital Apprenticeships Program in Maryland June 11

By |2019-10-10T16:51:56-04:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships, Podcasts|

For the inaugural “Changing the American Workforce” podcast interview, Frank Valdivieso, President and CEO of Gryphon Consulting, discusses why he chose to be one of the first employers to participate in our new Digital Apprenticeship program in Maryland. The shortage of skilled tech workers is a significant problem for Maryland business owners. Finding qualified candidates [...]

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 [...]

Franklin Apprenticeships And State Of Missouri Announce Partnership

By |2019-08-19T08:42:13-04:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, Franklin Apprenticeships News, IT Apprenticeships, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Missouri Digital Apprenticeship Program, Press Releases|

In a recent press release from April 8, 2019, Franklin Apprenticeships announced a key partnership with the State of Missouri aimed at creating modernized apprenticeship programs in both the automotive and IT industries. This groundbreaking new program will solve skilled labor shortages, create new middle skills career pathways, and help communities in Missouri attract new talent.

Franklin Apprenticeships CEO Discusses Tomorrow’s Advanced Manufacturing Talent – Gen Z

By |2019-08-19T08:49:27-04:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Blog, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, Franklin Apprenticeships News, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , , , , , |

In a recent article published in AdvancedManufacturing.org, Kim Nichols, Franklin Apprenticeships Founder and CEO, explains why Gen Z is a “match made by mother nature” for Advanced Manufacturers and apprenticeships. Apprenticeship programs are becoming increasingly attractive to manufacturers, worldwide.  Yet, despite testimony from progressive US manufacturers who leverage apprenticeships to develop, grow, and retain workers in [...]

Franklin Apprenticeships Beta Launches “AskFranklin”, America’s First National Apprenticeship Job Board

By |2019-08-19T08:52:49-04:00March 18th, 2018|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Blog, Franklin Apprenticeships News, Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , |

March 12, 2018 (BALTIMORE, MD) –– In an announcement made today,  Franklin Apprenticeships beta launched “AskFranklin”, America’s first National Apprenticeship Job Board. AskFranklin is the first national apprenticeship job board of its kind that connects employers, aspiring apprentices, and apprenticeship services providers. In addition to apprenticeship job listings, AskFranklin includes content and videos supporting a modern apprenticeship [...]

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