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 [...]

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

By |2019-10-10T18:40:16-04:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Careers, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Podcasts|Tags: |

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 [...]

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

By |2019-09-25T11:30:26-04:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Careers, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Podcasts|Tags: |

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 [...]

PODCAST: A Day in the Life of a Franklin AutoMOtive! Apprentice

By |2019-09-25T11:30:57-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Automotive Apprenticeships, Careers, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Podcasts|Tags: |

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 Reed Smith, a Franklin Apprenticeships’ Success Coach, about what a normal day looks like for a Franklin automotive apprentice. As a dislocated worker, the idea of “going back [...]

Solving the IoT Skills Gap, One Apprentice at a Time

By |2019-11-25T17:20:13-05:00September 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 [...]

Reinventing Yourself After Being Let Go: Five Reasons to Consider an Automotive Apprenticeship

By |2019-08-19T08:36:52-04:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships Opportunities, Job Seekers, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program|

You lost your job. Such a simple statement, yet it’s wholly incapable of capturing the overwhelming complexities you’re facing. There’s certainly the loss of income, but there’s also the loss of identity, and of the ability to define yourself based upon the career you’d hoped to have until you retired.   Grieving the loss of your [...]