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 [...]

Your Next Great Hire Could Be Right Under Your Nose

By |2020-02-28T10:26:53-05:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Blog, Employers, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you overlooking the skilled talent in your workforce? If the answer is yes, you are not alone.  Only 28% of talent acquisition leaders today consider internal candidates when looking to fill vacancies. Laura Randell, CEO of global recruitment strategy and HR technology consulting company PeopleMatters, explains, “In highly evolved organizations where succession planning and performance [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2019-11-25T17:36:53-05:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program|

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 [...]

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 [...]