How are US apprenticeship programs surviving during COVID-19? | HR Dive

Human Resources and Workforce Management News
— Read on www.hrdive.com/news/how-are-us-apprenticeship-programs-surviving-during-covid-19/588816/

Workplace Basics: The Competencies Employers Want

Workplace Basics: The Competencies Employers Want finds that a set of general cognitive competencies yields the highest economic rewards, while physical competencies are less valuable in the labor market.
— Read on cew.georgetown.edu/cew-reports/competencies/

How to Get Motivated While Working from Home – 6 Simple Ways

If you’re an office worker who wonders how to get motivated while working from home, here’s your answer.
— Read on www.autonomous.ai/ourblog/how-to-get-motivated-while-working-from-home-6-simple-ways

Government to focus on ‘Upgrading Skills’ to make the youth employable! – INDIA APPRENTICESHIP FORUM

The pandemic left around 10 million people jobless! But amidst the chaos it created, now the government is working on developing certification programs, which could enhance the chances of landing a job.
— Read on www.indiaapprenticeshipforum.org/government-to-focus-on-upgrading-skills-to-make-the-youth-employable/

Governor Larry Hogan – Official Website for the Governor of Maryland

More amazing news from a Governor and State that throws its weight behind apprenticeships.

Open 4 Business abs Open 4 Apprenticeships

Governor Larry Hogan – Official Website for the Governor of Maryland
— Read on governor.maryland.gov/2020/11/13/governor-hogan-announces-maryland-awarded-over-6-million-to-continue-expanding-apprenticeships/

JFF Director Myriam Sullivan in “Apprenticeship Helps Women Enter, and Advance in, the Skilled Trades” | JFF

JFF accelerates the alignment and transformation of the American workforce and education systems to ensure access to economic advancement for all.
— Read on www.jff.org/points-of-view/jff-director-myriam-sullivan-in-apprenticeship-helps-women-enter-and-advance-in-the-skilled-trades/

How can we change the perception of apprenticeships? | Training Journal

Paul Fegan says it’s time for businesses (in all industries) to understand what apprenticeships offer. 

— Read on www.trainingjournal.com/articles/opinion/how-can-we-change-perception-apprenticeships