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Apprenticeship is Good for Business
Good Work Habits
Training apprentices insures that they perform to your expectations and learn your methodology and practices. Previously trained workers demand higher wages and may have work habits that are not consistent with your standards and are less productive.
Training local people increases the chance that they will remain in the community, increasing the pool of skilled workers and making local businesses less reliant on transient or seasonal workforce.
Apprentices who work for and are trained by a single company are more inclined to remain with the employer lowering rate of turnover and the cost of recruitment, and increasing the retention of skilled workers.
The Center for American Progress reports that 98 percent of sponsors recommend registered Apprenticeship Programs.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 94% of apprentices who complete an apprenticeship retain employment.