By Lon Matejczyk
Many of the temporary workers employed by our firm are specialized professionals. Some have college degrees and years of experience in their fields.
Apprentice Personnel also provides free training for its temporary and contract employees to help meet the demand for skilled workers.
In some cases, our employees develop new or improved work skills through their assignments. Many choose temporary work as a way to obtain experience and job training.
That’s why we make sure they’re properly trained and prepared for whatever assignment you have.
Our training requirements of temporary workers mirror those for permanent employees in the economy as a whole.
We offer skills training to newly hired employees to make them more marketable. This training is provided free to the temporary worker. Agency training policies vary, so any employer considering a temp agency should check to see what kind of training they provide.
About the Author
Lon is the former publisher of the Colorado Springs Business Journal and Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group.He has served in leadership roles at various newspapers in Iowa, Florida and Wisconsin. Lon received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and attended the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Earlier in his career, Lon spent several years as a sea captain and held a 100-ton Coast Guard license. Lon is a former rugby player, referee and administrator and now coaches under 13 year old kids. Lon has served on the boards of numerous community and business organizations including Colorado Springs Leadership Institute, Peak Venture Group, CS Quality of Life Indicators Business Index Committee, Junior Achievement and is a member of The Colorado Thirty Group. Lon was given the “Making the Pikes Peak region a better place to live work and play” award by the CS Chamber of Commerce, was the VFW Post 1’s business citizen of the year.