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. [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 GalleryAbout 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 GalleryAbout 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 GalleryApprenticeships, 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 [...]