The Path to a Successful Tech Apprenticeship Program

By |2020-10-28T13:09:21-04:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Franklin Digital Apprenticeship Program, IT Apprenticeships|Tags: , , , , , |

Employers about to take the leap into apprenticeship programs frequently ask us what actions they can take that will lead to the most successful outcomes. Here’s our advice for launching a program that maximizes the benefits to both your organization and its apprentices. Think long term. As a hiring manager, you often need to plug [...]

Apprenticeships: The Learning Supermind Approach for Upskilling Employees Are You One of the Many That Do This Wrong?

By |2020-04-23T11:39:31-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeship Program, Hiring Strategy, IT Apprenticeships, Remote Workforce, Upskilling, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , , , , , |

Fast Company’s The Future of Work article Companies know upskilling is critical. That doesn’t mean they’re doing it right by Gianna Giacomelli outlines common sense flaws and fixes for upskilling employees. According to Giacomelli, With a growing skills shortage in the workforce, companies are desperate to hire the talent needed to succeed in an age [...]

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 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, 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 [...]

Congressional Bill Announcement: The CHANCE in Tech Act

By |2019-08-19T09:06:29-04:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Digital Apprenticeships, IT Apprenticeships, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , |

America Is Getting Proactive About IT Apprenticeships On September 10, 2017, a new Congressional bill was introduced in Senate, and this one has us really excited! S. 1518: “To direct the Secretary of Labor to enter into contracts with industry intermediaries for purposes of promoting the development of and access to apprenticeships in the technology sector, [...]

New Company, Franklin Apprenticeships, Aims To Modernize American Apprenticeships

By |2019-08-19T09:10:09-04:00June 2nd, 2017|Categories: About Franklin Apprenticeships, Apprenticeships, Blog, Franklin Apprenticeships News, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

May 31, 2017, Washington DC. -- In an announcement made today,  Franklin Apprenticeships, dedicated to modernizing and organizing an American apprenticeship industry, launches its innovative new company. Aimed at revitalizing an age-old practice to bring hope to America’s 21st century workforce issues, Franklin Apprenticeships wants to invigorate practical, real-life workforce training and development. Originally announced at [...]

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