Three good reasons to employ an apprentice

Many employers have their hesitations about hiring apprentices. This could be because they are unsure of cost, the time taken to train them up, or if they are just unclear about the process in general.

Here are five good reasons why you should think about expanding your workforce with apprentices:

  1. Employers see financial benefits as apprentices are a cost effective method of recruitment.
  2. Apprentices can be trained to meet the exact needs of your business. They can also grow within the company, learning from more experienced employees to be the managers of the future.
  3. Employers see a rise in productivity. Apprentices tend to be keen to learn and eager to impress. This can often rub off on the rest of the workforce.