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 [...]

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 [...]

Six Realities of Working in Auto Repair Today

By |2019-08-21T13:28:56-04:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Blog, Job Seekers, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program|

Here you are, mid-career and searching for a new path forward. You want something competitive, a job that challenges you, one that allows you to use the skills you’ve worked hard to develop along with the opportunity to accelerate your earning potential.  You’ve never really considered a job in the automotive industry, despite the fact that [...]

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 [...]

Shifting Gears Mid-Career: Navigating a New Profession in the High-Tech Automotive Industry

By |2019-08-12T13:20:15-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships Opportunities, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Workforce Shortages|

Losing your job mid-way through your career was never part of the plan. Your goal was to retire comfortably from a solid job in your industry of choice. Downsizing, layoffs — these were never supposed to happen to you. Re-Starting your Career Engine And yet, here you are: a seasoned worker with an array of [...]

Gearing Up for a Shift in the Automotive Workforce

By |2019-08-19T08:37:51-04:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Apprenticeships, Automotive Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Changing The American Workforce, Employers, Franklin Apprenticeships Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships Opportunities, Job Seekers, Missouri AutoMOtive! Apprenticeship Program, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|

We live in a world inundated with technology, so it comes as no surprise that consumers seek similar digital access and advances integrated into their driving experience. These range from the obvious — navigation, entertainment, climate control, and hands-free access — to innovations in safety, performance, and diagnostics.

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.