Network Engineers in a Work-From-Home Environment

By |2021-01-26T10:10:20-05:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Apprenticeships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Among the main learning tracks in IT apprenticeships is the role of network engineer. Apprentices on this path learn on the job and achieve certifications leading to status as a fully-qualified network engineer. But with more and more people working at home, is there still demand for that role? Absolutely. Here’s why: The Network Engineer [...]

Getting Diversity Right: A New Approach

By |2020-12-08T11:54:08-05:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeships, Diversity|Tags: , , , , , |

In a recent survey by the Consumer Technology Association, the vast majority of organizations expressed a goal of “greater diversity and inclusion.” Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts have been a high priority for most organizations, and never more than in the wake of the widespread social activism that marked 2020. Yet a recent article [...]

Still Hiring for a Cultural Fit? Or a Better Culture?

By |2020-12-01T13:39:02-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Apprenticeships, Employers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When you interview a candidate, you’re probably looking for not only the technical skills required for any given position, but also a sense that the person sitting across from you (or on the other end of that Zoom call) shares the attitudes, values and beliefs you associate with your organization … the so-called “cultural fit.” [...]

Tech Apprenticeships: Overcoming Fear in Uncertain Times

By |2020-11-18T16:45:21-05:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By design, apprenticeships address many significant issues faced by hiring managers and their organizations. Are apprenticeships still a viable answer in these times of remote work and budget cuts? A new report says, emphatically, “yes.” The report, titled “Advancing Tech Apprenticeships,” was produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), who in conjunction with IBM have [...]

You Just Graduated – Now What Can You Do?

By |2020-05-06T14:30:37-04:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Apprenticeships, Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships Careers, IT Apprenticeships, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Webinar: A Workforce Strategy for 2020 and Beyond

By |2020-04-23T14:04:25-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeships, Digital Apprenticeships, IT Apprenticeships, Remote Workforce, Upskilling, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Calling all Companies Supporting the Work-From-Home Resurgence

By |2020-03-30T10:20:53-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Apprenticeships, Blog, Changing The American Workforce, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, Hiring Strategy, IT Apprenticeships, Remote Workforce, Workforce Development|

What is your hiring strategy? Carolina Milanes, principal analyst at Creative Strategies and founder of the Heart of Tech wrote a great commentary this week for Fast Company in response to the resurgence in remote work. Working from Home is great for diversity. Let’s keep it going sheds light on the work from home environment.  According [...]

What Is All the Buzz About Onboarding Specialists?

By |2020-03-27T13:45:43-04:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Apprenticeships, Blog, Changing The American Workforce, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, IT Apprenticeships, Remote Workforce, Workforce Development|

Company demand for this position has grown 50%  Burning Glass reports that demand for Onboarding Specialists is on the rise. This comes as no surprise.  The war for new and emerging talent is a bloody battle leaving many workforce development professionals defeated. According to Harvard Business Review, almost 33% of new hires start searching for a [...]

Help Desk and Network Security Talent Needs: Re-thinking Credentials or Potential When Hiring During Disruptive Times

By |2020-03-23T10:29:19-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Apprenticeships, Blog, Changing The American Workforce, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, IT Apprenticeships, Remote Workforce, Workforce Development|

The way we work and interact with each other is about to change forever. Last spring, Learning House and Future Workplace surveyed 600 human resource leaders about the nationwide skills gap crisis, the state of hiring processes, and the difficulties of identifying qualified candidates. Today, as job openings in critical IT support roles continue to rise [...]

Make a Great First Impression!

By |2020-01-31T10:40:20-05:00January 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! [...]

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