by Nicholas Wyman
Even if you don’t share the American business mogul’s passion for yelling “You’re fired!”, there is one lesson all hiring managers can learn from Donald Trump: hire apprentices whenever possible.
Apprenticeship has an impressive track record in countries like Switzerland and Germany, where it has been a huge factor in keeping unemployment rates low and economies healthy. Yet despite all its proven benefits – for companies and workers alike – It hasn’t been as fully embraced everywhere, and that needs to change. While Americans may be tuning in to follow the progress of Mr. Trump’s apprentices on television, the actual number of apprenticeships in the United States has fallen over the last decade.