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 [...]

Modernizing Apprenticeship Programs in the United States: The Top Four Issues Under Discussion Today [Blog Post]

By |2019-08-19T09:17:50-04:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Changing The American Workforce, Why Apprenticeships?, Workforce Development|Tags: , , , , |

Apprenticeships, once a system supervised by craft guilds and town governments, have a long history throughout the world as a means to employ young people under the guidance of master craftsmen.   Apprentices offered merchant shop owners an inexpensive form of labor in exchange for food, lodging, and formal training. The allure of conventional apprenticeship programs remained [...]