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DID YOU KNOW? Apprenticeships have a great "Return on Investment" for companies with programs. It is estimated a company's ROI is $1.46 for every $1 invested. Also, most companies see a 94 percent retention rate after an apprentice completes its program.
One of the biggest challenges Tennessee employers face is bridging the skilled labor gap that hinders a company’s efforts to expand, innovate and thrive. Registered apprenticeship is a tried and proven method to overcoming this obstacle.
By UT CIS Workforce Consultant, Tim Waldo / Originally posted on Tim Waldo's LinkedIn Blog
by Solutions Consultant, Norma Wilcox
Gibson Brands, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, has shaped the sounds of generations of musicians for years.
by Michael Codega, Solutions Consultant
By Kellie May, CIS Communications Intern
“Over the next decade nearly three and a half million manufacturing jobs likely need to be filled. The skills gap is expected to result in two million of those jobs going unfilled,” reads The Manufacturing Institute’s report The Skills Gap in U.S. Manufacturing.
Does this sound familiar?
“We struggle just to find good employees. When we do find them, we can’t keep them long enough to get them trained!”
Written by Tim Waldo and originally posted on his LinkedIn Blog
Recent Bureau of Labor Statistics reports indicate that the unemployment rate is 3 percent with Tennessee experiencing a monthly average job growth rate of 1.6 percent.
Written by Tim Waldo, UT CIS Workforce Development Consultant
Originally posted on https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/800000-missing-more-than-paychecks-tim-w…
Jobs matter. If you’ve ever been without one, you know the inescapable truth of this. The necessity of making a living obviously includes earning money, but being without a paycheck is only one aspect of the difficulties caused by being out of work.