Summary of Replacing the Internship with the Apprenticeship

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Replacing the Internship with the Apprenticeship summary
Luke wasn’t born a Jedi Master. Yoda honed Luke’s skills. Such on-the-job training is the most effective way to learn.

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Employers are willing to pay a tall premium for the most-skilled personnel. Meanwhile, unskilled workers stagnate with few opportunities to embark on fruitful careers. This trend exacerbates America’s yawning skills crisis. Designer Dan Mall has identified an age-old solution: apprenticeships. getAbstract recommends Mall’s persuasive, commonsense arguments to human resources professionals, recruiters and unskilled workers seeking vocations.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why the United States is experiencing a growing skills gap
  • Why apprenticeships are a good solution
  • How apprenticeships benefit both employers and apprentices
 

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The American education system is flawed. Individuals learn at school and later apply that knowledge at work. On-the-job learning is a rare phenomenon. Employers want to recruit the most-skilled – and thus most-expensive – personnel, who...
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About the Speaker

Dan Mall is the founder and director of SuperFriendly, a design agency.


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    超 黄 3 weeks ago
    或许换个词会让人更加清晰intern应该能做到什么吧
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      Yi Zeng 2 weeks ago
      你的意思是发表感慨说把intern换成apprentice才能让人们更清楚地了解intern的现状对吗?就是说你赞同作者的观点是吗?有点不明白你的意思呢~

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