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Stay on top of the latest news impacting your apprenticeship program. Whether it’s new laws, regulations or other potential issues that could damage it, or exciting possibilities and opportunities that could benefit it, Talking Training With the Trades brings awareness and finds solutions to the most challenging issues that your program will face. Jennifer E. Germaine is the Founder and CEO of Germaine Law Firm. Passionate about moving the trade industry forward, she builds strong relationships with her clients, offering down-to-earth, practical advice and information to educate them about changing laws and trends and consulting services to make their program more efficient and stick out from the crowd.

Stay on top of the latest news impacting your apprenticeship program. Whether it’s new laws, regulations or other potential issues that could damage it, or exciting possibilities and opportunities that could benefit it, Talking Training With the Trades brings awareness and finds solutions to the most challenging issues that your program will face. Jennifer E. Germaine is the Founder and CEO of Germaine Law Firm. Passionate about moving the trade industry forward, she builds strong relationships with her clients, offering down-to-earth, practical advice and information to educate them about changing laws and trends and consulting services to make their program more efficient and stick out from the crowd.
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United States

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Stay on top of the latest news impacting your apprenticeship program. Whether it’s new laws, regulations or other potential issues that could damage it, or exciting possibilities and opportunities that could benefit it, Talking Training With the Trades brings awareness and finds solutions to the most challenging issues that your program will face. Jennifer E. Germaine is the Founder and CEO of Germaine Law Firm. Passionate about moving the trade industry forward, she builds strong relationships with her clients, offering down-to-earth, practical advice and information to educate them about changing laws and trends and consulting services to make their program more efficient and stick out from the crowd.

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English

Contact:

(319) 449-6969


Episodes

Ep #09: NAW - Creating the Vision for Your Future

11/12/2019
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At times, it feels like apprenticeship programs are running in reactionary mode rather than visionary mode. But it’s important to make the shift into forward thinking, as this is what takes a program to the top. So today, I’m going to break down how to create a long-term vision for your apprenticeship. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/34xEAjp

Duration:00:19:15

Ep #08: Creating an Online Presence for Your Program - with Jillian Otten

11/5/2019
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Today we are digging in deep regarding your social media and online presence for your apprenticeship program. I receive so many questions relating to the Department of Labor’s new requirements for outreach and meeting your numbers to show that you are trying to recruit females, minorities, and disabled individuals, so I’ve brought a leader in this area onto the show to break it all down for us. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/34bhlLP

Duration:00:44:36

Ep #07: Building Strategy to Get the Best Applicants

10/29/2019
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I see a lot of programs implementing tactical decisions, but often they don’t have an overarching strategy in a place. So today I will be sharing tips on how you can put together a strategy that will completely annihilate your competition so that you can take on your ideal apprentices. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2MYzbLe

Duration:00:16:57

Ep #06: How to Handle Disabilities in Your Program

10/22/2019
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Today we are discussing something that is quite an urgent matter for your apprenticeship program due to how the Department of Labor regulations have changed. In 2016, the DOL stated that disabled individuals were not getting the opportunities they needed and set a goal of reaching 7% disabled individuals in each apprenticeship program. So in this episode, I will be focusing on what these new regulations mean and how to handle disabilities in your program. You can find show notes and more...

Duration:00:23:49

Ep #05: Insurance Policies for Your Training Program with Sally Corbin

10/15/2019
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Is your apprenticeship program properly insured to cover the inevitable losses and lawsuits? Sally Corbin is co-founder and CEO of Union Services Agency and has years of experience representing and working with apprenticeship programs. She joins the podcast today to share her expertise in protecting and insuring programs the right way. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/30XIOyz

Duration:00:55:30

Ep #04: Harassment and Discrimination

10/8/2019
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The Department of Labor (DOL) recently wrote new laws around harassment and discrimination in construction trades, and today I’m breaking down the issues these laws are based on, what they are aiming to solve, and how you can take action to prevent harassment and discrimination in your programs. You will also get insight on the social movements going on out there to bring awareness to these issues. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/31JzShn

Duration:00:32:28

Ep #03: Finding Additional Funds in Unsuspecting Places

10/1/2019
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Has your apprenticeship program experienced difficulty when it comes to getting sufficient and consistent funding? If so, you’re not alone. Every apprenticeship program I have worked with has been worried about financing, so I have discovered some specific ways to find funding in places you may not have thought to look. In this episode, I will draw from my experience and clue you in to three different areas that are likely costing your program too much. From inner team issues to...

Duration:00:15:25

Ep #02: Efficiencies

10/1/2019
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It can be hard to spot all of the inefficiencies that plague your programs, so I’m here to explain what those might look like and how to turn your program into an efficient machine. Working with various apprenticeship programs has given me the opportunity to hear about and pinpoint what makes them inefficient, and today I’m sharing some of my best tips and tricks for finding and solving common efficiency issues. Listen in as I provide examples of what can slow things down, as well as where...

Duration:00:16:54

Ep #01: Stories

9/24/2019
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Welcome to Talking Training with the Trades, the podcast that will teach you how to unlock hidden potential and prevent massive risk in your training program. I’m Jennifer Germaine, owner of a law firm and coach apprenticeship programs across the nation, and I’m here to help you get breakthrough results. In this episode, I kick things off by sharing my story and why I decided to start this podcast, as well as the importance of storytelling when looking to influence and engage people in your...

Duration:00:20:41