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Why Your Business should have an Apprentice Program - Converge SE 2015

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April 16, 2015

Why Your Business should have an Apprentice Program - Converge SE 2015

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Rob

April 16, 2015
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  1. Rob Harr WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE AN APPRENTICE PROGRAM

    @robertharr
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  3. Giant Disclaimer!

  4. Hello!!

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  7. I am in the talent business.

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  9. APPRENTICESHIPS

  10. Survey time.

  11. Everyone is trying to hire.

  12. WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE AN APPRENTICE PROGRAM STORY TIME

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  14. 2011

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  20. WHAT I LEARNED WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE AN APPRENTICE

    PROGRAM
  21. People are our biggest asset.

  22. 2 kinds of Companies: Talent Producers Talent Consumers

  23. There are seasons for all things.

  24. Always planning for the future.

  25. THE BASICS WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE AN APPRENTICE PROGRAM

  26. APPRENTICESHIPS

  27. ap·pren·tice : a person who is learning a trade from

    a skilled employer, having agreed to work for a fixed period at low wages.
  28. Traditional Education

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  30. APPRENTICESHIP GUIDELINES WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE AN APPRENTICE PROGRAM

  31. Paid

  32. Focused on Learning

  33. January February March April May June July 6 Months

  34. January February March April May June July Phase 1: Source

    Control and Programming Basics Phase 2: Frontend Development: Markup, Style, Interaction, and Preprocessing Phase 3: MVC Frameworks, Databases, and Personal Projects
  35. https://github.com/sparkbox/apprenticeships

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  37. Part of the Team & Intentional Mentoring

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  42. Regular Pairing

  43. It takes a village

  44. January February March April May June July Monthly Reviews

  45. Soft Skills

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  47. APPRENTICESHIPS AT SPARKBOX WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE AN APPRENTICE

    PROGRAM
  48. January February March December November October Call for apprentices &

    Interviews Selections Made Apprenticeship starts Move to Dayton Homework Timeline
  49. Our Goal To have everyone be a solid beginner.

  50. 4 years with 100% Placement

  51. BUSINESS ROI WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE AN APPRENTICE PROGRAM

  52. 30%

  53. 50,000 @ 30% = $15,000

  54. 3 Months for new Employees

  55. Reduces the business risk.

  56. The wrong hire is really expensive.

  57. Newly trained potential hires every summer.

  58. Investing in your people

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  60. Investing in your community

  61. Inwardly Focused

  62. APPRENTICESHIPS

  63. “Even the second-hand smoke I inhale while working at Sparkbox

    is enough to blow my mind and make it more than worth being here.” Neil Renicker
  64. Changing peoples lives

  65. Our long term business plan is to have happy, healthy,

    well adjusted humans and families.
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  67. Looking to collect information about apprenticeships.

  68. Want more? Businessology Podcast BizCraft Podcast Unmatched Style How Design

    Live
  69. QUESTIONS?

  70. THANKS! @robertharr rob@heysparkbox.com