Today’s employers, workforce development professionals, human resource experts, and the general
public find themselves heavily impacted by our country’s current labor shortage; and have been given
the task of finding the answers.
You can find experts on your favorite cable news channels, publications, blogsites, and social media
platforms discussing the best approach to overcoming this moving target. However, there is one
solution that has been around for some time and often hiding in plain sight.
Registered Apprenticeship Programs, guided and overseen by the U.S. Department of Labor, is one of
the best options available for employers to recruit and develop their workforce of the future. Through
Registered Apprenticeship Programs, businesses collaborate with key industry supporting educational
institutions and a host of intermediaries that focus entirely on making sure that sustainable partnerships
are built, maintained, and positively impact the bottom line.
Businesses and apprentices both benefit from these programs. For example, according to, the top five ways businesses benefit from hiring an apprentice are:
1. Build a pipeline of skilled workers
2. Gain workers with customized/customizable skills
3. Boost retention
4. Save money on recruitment, marketing, and wages
5. Make a positive return on investment
And according to, some more exciting facts include:
1. There are over 24,000 apprenticeship programs across the nation.
2. $72,000 is the average starting salary after an apprentice completes an apprenticeship program.
3. 92% of apprentices retain employment after apprenticeship completion.
4. $300,000 is the Lifetime Earning Advantage for apprentice graduates who complete their
programs compared to peers who don't.

That’s just the beginning!

Today, we are developing and implementing apprenticeship programs that answer the call for the
hottest professions in the hottest industries and the highest wages. Some of these include Data Science,
Cybersecurity, Energy (Solar Power Installation), Health IT, and many more.Contact our team to help you get started!
net.America and the Workforce Impact Network are a collaborative of workforce professionals who
work with businesses, educational institutions, government agencies, re-entry programs, and a host of
small and large minority serving community organizations. We are your doorway to the apprenticeship
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