Learn how Adcap developed its apprenticeship programs to address the candidate skills gap.
By Brad Wilkins
In my last post, I discussed Adcap’s belief in bridging the candidate ‘skills gap’ with a compromise. With an abundance of intelligent and capable recent graduates, returning veterans and individuals seeking industry transitions, we knew we could find a successful compromise. Instead of complaining about the lack of an already-qualified talent pool, we would create one. This is how we got the idea to institute our apprentice program.
When we first discussed the concept of an apprenticeship position with the management team, they were a bit confused by the language.
“Is this an internship?” they asked. No, this was a full W-2 salaried position with benefits.
“Then how is this different from an entry-level position?” they wanted to know.