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 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 [...]

Modern Apprenticeships: A Tip for Modern Manufacturers

By |2019-08-19T08:52:07-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , |

Area Development Interviews Franklin Apprenticeships CEO about Modern Apprenticeships In a recent article, Apprenticeships are a Win-Win for Industries and Workers, Area Development’s editor asked our CEO, Kim Nichols, questions regarding today’s perception of manufacturing. They also discussed the status of the adoption of modern apprenticeships for workforce development in the US. This topic is one [...]

Kim Nichols Published In Manufacturing.net

By |2019-08-19T09:20:19-04:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Changing The American Workforce, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development|Tags: , , , |

The US’ manufacturing industry is facing a talent crisis. There are key roles in the industry that need to be filled by skilled workers, and the country doesn’t have enough. In an article published in December 2017, Kim Nichols, CEO of Franklin Apprenticeships discusses the need enhance and modernize America’s apprenticeship programs. According to a recent [...]

The Role of Trade Unions in the US Apprenticeship Arena

By |2019-08-19T09:08:33-04:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Changing The American Workforce, Employers, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , , , |

An Interview with Dr. John Gaal, Director of Training & Workforce Development, STL-KC Carpenters Regional Council You run apprenticeship programs in the states. What is the role of trade unions in delivering high quality programs? I have served as the Director of Training & Workforce Development for the St. Louis-Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council since 2003. [...]

OneFile Introduces Apprenticeship Software to US Audience

By |2019-08-19T09:09:17-04:00August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, Franklin Apprenticeships News|Tags: , , , |

An Interview with Co-founder Susanna Lawson, Queen’s Award Winner for Innovation  In October 2015, Susanna Lawson, One File Ltd Co- founder and Sales Director and Queen’s Award Winner for Innovation presented OneFile to the US market at the Transatlantic Apprenticeship Exchange Forum. OneFile is a UK company, established in 2002, which works on building and managing [...]

Case Study Interview Part 2: Franklin Apprenticeships: Microsoft UK Tackles Its Skilled Labor Shortages with Apprenticeships

By |2019-08-19T09:12:10-04:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Changing The American Workforce, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, IT Apprenticeships, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , , , |

What are the Opportunities for the US to Follow Suit? Company: Microsoft UK Challenge: A shortage of skilled talent for Microsoft’s Partner Channel Network Solution: Attract, mentor, and retain aspiring young IT professionals to build critical career skills through real-life, applied knowledge workforce training programs as apprentices. Impact: Over 7,500 apprentices started their career through this [...]

Case Study Interview Part 1: Franklin Apprenticeships: Microsoft UK Tackles Its Skilled Labor Shortages with Apprenticeships

By |2019-08-19T09:12:53-04:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Changing The American Workforce, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, IT Apprenticeships, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , , , |

Franklin Apprenticeships co-founder Dominic Gill has developed some of the world’s most successful skills management training programs for  the biggest technology companies around the globe. And the main ingredient in his secret sauce: Apprenticeships. Here, Dominic discusses his work with Microsoft UK as they embarked on a journey to solve skilled labor shortages, specifically in its [...]

Kim Nichols from Franklin Apprenticeships chats about the USA Apprenticeship system at the Apprenticeship 4 England conference [Video]

By |2019-08-19T09:13:43-04:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Blog, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews|Tags: , |

Last week was National Apprenticeship Week in the UK, where hundreds attended the annual Apprenticeship 4 England conference. Franklin Apprenticeships Founder Kim Nichols was interviewed about the future of the US apprenticeship movement. She shares Franklin Apprenticeships' plans to invigorate workforce training and development, and bridge the widening skills gap between young adults entering the workforce [...]

Open Up the Debate for World Class Apprenticeships: An Introduction to the Knowhow Economy

By |2019-08-19T09:14:29-04:00March 1st, 2017|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , , |

Tom Bewick, esteemed partner of Franklin Apprenticeships and leading authority on the expansion and delivery of apprenticeship programs throughout the United States and United Kingdom, authored "World Class Apprenticeships: Are They the Answer to the Age of Stagnation?" a paper that sheds light on the need for global apprenticeship reform. Bewick’s research — derived from roundtable discussions [...]