Registration for INCLUSION 2023 now open!


Smart Stage
Using Apprenticeship to Build Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Smart Stage: Coral 5
In-Person Tuesday 10/25/2022 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Organization (Technical), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Intermediate (Fostering DEI)
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn how using an apprenticeship program will help achieve DEI&A goals. 

Session seating is first come, first served. Thank you for your cooperation.

HR professionals find themselves at a loss for how to get the best talent into their organization. Couple this with a significant emphasis both internally and externally on DE&I initiatives, and the growth in emerging occupations, increasingly, employers are recognizing the need to look beyond traditional degrees and the traditional talent pools to get the skills companies need. Apprenticeships can be the answer to getting the talent you need now. A cost-effective proven method for recruiting and retaining talent that delivers higher productivity and diversity, apprenticeships can be the answer for many occupations, in many industries, regardless of the size of the employer – including HR. Hear how employers are using this effective method of development talent and how it can work for you.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basics of establishing an apprenticeship program.
  • Identify the costs and benefits of implementing an apprenticeship program.
  • How to communicate the program’s effectiveness internally.
  • Bust the myths of apprenticeships.
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Mary Wright, Manager, Apprenticeship,
SHRM Foundation