If you’re in the process of determining a career move, you may be shocked to discover a multitude of apprenticeship options in various industries. Whether you’re a recent graduate or a professional contemplating a career switch, there are many reasons to consider an apprenticeship. As you make decisions about your professional future, here are some of the top reasons to pursue an apprenticeship:
Unlike a classroom-based environment or a formal training program, apprenticeships offer hands-on learning to observe and be taught directly by experts in the field. If you enjoy learning in a setting that’s immersed in a real-life workplace or job – and prefer the practice of “doing” as part of your learning experience – an apprenticeship can afford you the ideal opportunity to hone your skills and prepare for a career in your intended area of interest.
Immediate career immersion.
With most apprenticeships, you’ll be immediately immersed in a new professional setting. This can be a very gratifying experience for emerging workers in a new industry, being a unique opportunity to earn an income while learning about a new trade or career path. The ability to start working without having to spend absorbent amounts of time and money on earning a degree can be very appealing, especially for those who want to gain employability and enter the workforce in a short period of time.
Whether you’re just starting your career or transitioning into a new area of work, apprenticeships can offer you an invaluable support system. Because you’ll be working alongside experienced professionals, you’ll have a chance to ask questions and learn directly from individuals who can help you understand all the principles and best practices of your chosen industry. Many individuals whom you work with may become lifelong mentors or even future employers, aiding in your career advancement and professional growth.
Securing an apprenticeship can accelerate your career and lead to a more rewarding and fulfilling professional journey – potentially being one of the best career decisions you can make for your future!
Until Next Time,
Your Staffing Partner, Darrin Rohr- President, CEO, and Chief Servant
Current owner of HH Staffing and Former Chief HR Officer for several successful Multinational Fortune 500 Companies. Brings a fresh perspective from decades of experience creating Great Workplace Cultures by building high-performance teams while leading and managing people from all different backgrounds. HH Staffing is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, and is uniquely positioned to serve both local and national clients.