Proven steps to successfully train new hires, remotely

By |2020-04-29T14:46:26-04:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Hiring Strategy, IT Apprenticeships, Remote Workforce, Upskilling, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , , , |

With businesses all across the world employing a remote workplace strategy, the way we work, hire and train has gone through a sudden paradigm shift. Your team may be comfortable interviewing people by using teleconferencing technologies — a combination of an initial phone screen, a video interview, an online assessment, and a role play or [...]

Webinar: A Workforce Strategy for 2020 and Beyond

By |2020-04-23T14:04:25-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeships, Digital Apprenticeships, IT Apprenticeships, Remote Workforce, Upskilling, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , |

The Learner’s Journey with Franklin Apprenticeships This is a distribution of a previously recorded webinar. Please note: We experienced a pandemic server bandwidth break up in the 11:11 to 12:02 track. Hang in there with us, as the session picks right back up in short order! Franklin Apprenticeships has been on the front lines helping [...]

Your Next Great Hire Could Be Right Under Your Nose

By |2020-02-28T10:26:53-05:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Apprenticeship Program, Blog, Employers, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you overlooking the skilled talent in your workforce? If the answer is yes, you are not alone.  Only 28% of talent acquisition leaders today consider internal candidates when looking to fill vacancies. Laura Randell, CEO of global recruitment strategy and HR technology consulting company PeopleMatters, explains, “In highly evolved organizations where succession planning and performance [...]

Top Reads for the New Year

By |2020-01-16T16:35:15-05:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Changing The American Workforce, IT Apprenticeships, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|Tags: , , , , , |

Making a 2020 Resolution Towards Change - Happy 2020 from Franklin Apprenticeships! As we embark on yet another year into the 4th Industrial Revolution, we think it is time for some New Year resolutions - resolutions that can continue to bring change to how we view education and opportunity for America’s workforce. With that, Franklin Apprenticeships [...]

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 [...]

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 |2020-02-10T19:29:54-05:00June 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.

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

By |2020-02-10T19:28:51-05:00June 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?

Employers Discuss the Top Three Drivers of the U.S. Talent Shortage – And How to Change Direction

By |2019-10-10T17:11:09-04:00March 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Careers, Changing The American Workforce, Employers, Workforce Development, Workforce Shortages|

Last year, ManpowerGroup released their 2018 Talent Shortage Survey discussing the Skills Revolution, and why employers should shift their focus from just in time hiring strategies to becoming the builders of talent for today and tomorrow. In this survey, 61 percent of U.S. employers cited a lack of applicants, a lack of experience, and a lack of hard skills as the top three drivers for talent shortages within their respective organizations.

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