Franklin Apprenticeships Signs White House’s “Pledge to America’s Workers” to Fill Growing Number of Job Openings in Tech Field

By |2019-08-12T13:20:54-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, IT Apprenticeships, Job Seekers, Press Releases, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|

On July 30, 2019, Franklin Apprenticeships announced that it has signed the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) White House’s Pledge to America’s Workers. The Pledge currently has more than 50 CTA members — including previous signatories Amazon, Apple, AT&T, Best Buy, Ford, HP, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Toyota, VISA, and Walmart — that have committed to [...]

PODCAST: Frank Valdivieso, President & CEO of Gryphon Consulting Discusses the Value of the New Digital Apprenticeships Program in Maryland June 11

By |2019-10-10T16:51:56-04:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships, Podcasts|

For the inaugural “Changing the American Workforce” podcast interview, Frank Valdivieso, President and CEO of Gryphon Consulting, discusses why he chose to be one of the first employers to participate in our new Digital Apprenticeship program in Maryland. The shortage of skilled tech workers is a significant problem for Maryland business owners. Finding qualified candidates [...]

Case Study Interview Part 1: Franklin Apprenticeships Co-Founder Reveals How Microsoft UK Tackles Skilled Labor Shortages with Apprenticeships

By |2019-11-25T17:17:33-05:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|

Summer, 2019 Franklin Apprenticeships co-founder Dominic Gill has developed some of the most successful skills management training programs for world leading IT companies. Dominic discusses his work with Microsoft Apprenticeships to help solve the UK’s IT/digital skilled labor shortages in the case study interview below. Company: Microsoft UK Challenge: A shortage of skilled talent for [...]

Solving Your Digital Workforce Crisis With An Innovative Approach

By |2019-10-10T16:55:36-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships, Missouri Digital Apprenticeship Program, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|

Is your organization facing challenges finding, hiring, and retaining tech talent? Are you finding applicants with the skills and knowledge needed to support your IT help desk? And, are you identifying candidates with the talent and experience required to move your IT help desk or engineer networks forward?  All so critical to business success today?

Franklin Apprenticeships Brings Its Digital Apprenticeships Program to Maryland

By |2019-08-19T08:41:11-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Digital Apprenticeships, Franklin Apprenticeships News, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships, Press Releases|

Franklin Apprenticeships announced today, May 20, 2019, a press release communicating the benefits of a new partnership with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to bring its Digital Apprenticeship program to the State. The program is a response to the growing demand from Maryland employers who need assistance filling their talent pipeline with [...]

Franklin Apprenticeships And State Of Missouri Announce Partnership

By |2019-08-19T08:42:13-04:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, Franklin Apprenticeships News, IT Apprenticeships, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Missouri Digital Apprenticeship Program, Press Releases|

In a recent press release from April 8, 2019, Franklin Apprenticeships announced a key partnership with the State of Missouri aimed at creating modernized apprenticeship programs in both the automotive and IT industries. This groundbreaking new program will solve skilled labor shortages, create new middle skills career pathways, and help communities in Missouri attract new talent.

Apprenticeships: The Answer to Your Organization’s Latest and Greatest Emerging Risk

By |2019-10-10T16:57:56-04:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Blog, Changing The American Workforce, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Missouri Digital Apprenticeship Program, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|

Speed of innovation, increasing regulations, and the pace of digitalization all remain as top risks facing organizations. But what is the latest and greatest emerging risk to enter the board room that is here to stay? Staff shortages. That’s right – you read this correctly. The top emerging risk facing organizations isn’t responding to cybersecurity threats, or addressing GDPR – it’s the talent gap.

Build vs. Buy: Solving the Cyber Talent Shortage, Today

By |2019-10-10T17:01:22-04:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships, Missouri Digital Apprenticeship Program, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , , , |

Cybersecurity Ventures says the worldwide deficit of qualified cybersecurity professionals will reach 3.5 million by 2021. Yet,  CSO’s Top 5 cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2018 paint a more dire picture: Since every IT position is responsible for protecting and defending data, apps, devices, infrastructure, and people – every IT position is also, to a [...]

Where Have All the Women Gone?

By |2019-08-19T08:47:11-04:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Changing The American Workforce, Digital Apprenticeships, Franklin Apprenticeships Careers, Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships, Job Seekers, Missouri Digital Apprenticeship Program, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development|Tags: , , , , , |

How Apprenticeships Help the IT Industry Attract and Retain Female Talent For a growing number of women, the tech industry is losing its charm – even though it is one of the highest paying growth industries in America.  More than half the US workforce is women, but only 20% of tech jobs are held by women. [...]

Cybersecurity Talent Shortage – A Solution for Financial Services and Insurance

By |2019-08-19T08:50:58-04:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Digital Apprenticeships, Employers, IT Apprenticeships, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Shortages|Tags: |

This US industry is prime for a cybersecurity apprenticeship movement! Cybersecurity, one of the fastest growing job skills of the new economy, is also one that holds the fastest growing skills gap. For the financial services and insurance industry –the largest spenders and consumers of cybersecurity technology next to government – the cybersecurity talent shortage threat [...]