I am a proponent for on the job training such as apprenticeships, internships and similar opportunities. Instead of sending young adults off to an expensive college for a degree that may not be in demand when they get out.
Lets start a list of companies and organisations that have this option.
If you think you nailed that interview or the recruiter said,
Keep in touch, don't just sit and wait for the phone to ring with a job offer. Instead, be proactive. There are things you should do after a job interview that can increase the odds of getting a second interview or landing a job offer.
Joe Leavy has desire to train the Carpentry Trade to 100 young men in Placer & Sacramento County, CA. Candidates selected will learn important in demand skills needed to fill future reconstruction jobs in response to the Northern California wildfire.
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A good idea for you is to look into apprenticeships. They let you learn a trade and get paid while you do it, so you don't need to take out loans for school or whatever. No one talks about these anymore, but they are a great option. The government has a pretty good list:
Has anyone been wondering why they don't get interviews, calls, even E-mails? I know when I first started I wondered why myself. I have finally came to a conclusion on why. Employers first put up a job request filling out all their needs and within a week they receive 7,000-35,000 applications. Imagine you were the employer having to look at 35,000 resumes, or applications daunting is the word. So employers have made ways to cut... see more
I'm a network information systems graduate (AAS) degree. what is the first step for the Hologic apprenticeship program. Thanks.
College is slowly but surely phasing out as a viable option for HS seniors. Not only because of the the astronomical tuition cost but mostly due to the inability to secure an industry related job without prior experience. I think it's time for corporate america to step in and create a better option.
There goes another news report about the “skills gap” in the American workforce followed by more talk on the growing cost of a college education. Well, there might be another option........
Did you know that the Federal government allocated 100 million dollars in grants to fund apprenticeship programs throughout the country. The goal to double the number of exisisting apprenticeship programs in order to meet the growing demand for skilled... see more