The employer that leverages mentorships with internships and apprenticeships will be the winner? Internship programs allow students to really experience the industry in an age- and skills-appropriate manner. Apprenticeship programs are usually for those a little older than who internships serve and can function as a direct pipeline into your company. One of an apprenticeship program's biggest benefits is it can serve as a direct pipeline into positions within your company. The young people, by the end, are all trained sufficiently to take on full roles within your company. Thompson J. Council Post: Creating The Next Generation Of Workers Through Mentorship And Training. Forbes . https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesbusinesscouncil/2023/02/17/creating-the-next-generation-of-workers-through-mentorship-and-training/?sh=3f3988f46942 . Published February 20, 2023. Accessed March 24, 2023.
The WNC Construction Career Day is an event at the Smoky Mountain Event Center (Haywood County Fairgrounds) in Waynesville. This is an opportunity for WNC students to learn more about the construction industry, skilled trades, and the many careers that are in demand, talk with company representatives and participate in hands-on activities. Visit regularly for updates.