Why Tech Companies Should Offer Apprenticeships: A practical guide to understanding the value of apprenticeships, their structure and how they fill talent pipelines
Companies, especially in the tech sector, struggle to grow as quickly as they could if workers’ skills matched those employers need. The result is that businesses are leaving behind talented individuals who lack the skills to access high-quality, high-paying jobs. To meet the challenge, some of the most cutting edge companies in the country are turning to an old solution: apprenticeship. For centuries, apprenticeships have enabled employers to develop the employee skills they seek while giving individuals valuable, paid work experience. This white paper will help employers understand why and how to get started, the benefits of these programs for employers and individuals, and includes a concrete guide to building an apprenticeship program.