I built my company with an intentional focus on diversity, and have been using apprenticeship as a hiring tool since day one. I strongly believe this is a viable approach for increasing the talent pool and the diversity of the pool, but it will take a big effort on the part of the organization… there is a difference between being a good developer/engineer vs a good mentor/coach for the apprentices.

Kudos to Pinterest for their efforts here!


CEO Clearly Innovative Inc., www.clearlyinnovative.com + CEO Inclusive Innovation Incubator www.in3dc.com

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