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12 March

The State of Washington has one of our nation’s best statewide-registered apprenticeships programs. In fact, it’s one of the pacific northwest’s best-kept secrets that there are an abundance of registered apprenticeships and on-the-job-training (OJT) opportunities in Washington State. Historically Washington is best known for its sprawling 22 million acres of illustrious forests, 15 million acres […]

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12 March

Apprenticeships Programs policies have undergone a massive transformation in recent times!   Peeping into history, there was in existence, the federal “Registered Apprenticeship Program” (RAP), a federally recognized Apprenticeships Programs policy framework; institutionalized and perpetuated by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) concerning the apprenticeships programs structure, standards, and funding. The policy till the onset of the […]

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07 July

The most in-demand technology jobs are projected to grow far beyond that national average. With the most in-demand technology jobs growing upwards of 32% over the next 8 years. As a whole, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the most in-demand technology jobs to grow by 12% between 2018 and 2028. Which is much faster […]

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01 July

These are difficult times for the transportation industry in North America. The pandemic has reduced economic activity and thrown consumer demand into disarray. Increasing the need for most in-demand transportation jobs. The pressure on organizations during this coronavirus pandemic has shifted from moving citizens to keeping a core transportation system operational. Doing so with only […]

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22 June

We at OJT.com are Certified Data Junkies? If you’ve read any of our previous articles, including this blog on the most in-demand healthcare jobs, you know that we’re huge fans of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Data USA. Admittedly, we spend an embarrassing number of hours reviewing reports, metrics, and spreadsheets. The science of […]

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08 June

Traditional manufacturing jobs are rapidly disappearing worldwide. Although, the manufacturing industry as a whole is projected to shrink by 0.5% there are hundreds of thousands of in-demand manufacturing jobs that will need to be filled by 2028. Lower-skilled workers in emerging markets and developing economies are bypassing manufacturing jobs as they shift from agriculture to […]

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03 June

Many Americans are being suffocated by their student loan debt which can be upwards of 2 – 3 times more than what they make in a year. This combined with the fact that there are thousands of in-demand jobs left unfilled ever year and millions unemployed. It’s hard to quantify and embrace the full value […]

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29 May

On-the-job training is an important operational aspect of every business, but structured on-the-job-training is vital to a company’s long-term success.  Today, most contemporary organizations have implemented some level of formal on-the-job training. Some companies launch “lunch & learn” programs where they cater lunch and bring in a speaker or conduct developmental workshops for employees. Other […]

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28 May

What Is On-The-Job-Training? On-the-job-training or OJT is a time-efficient and cost-effective method of training and developing employees, utilizing a company’s internal resources, knowledge, and talent. It is usually the principal method used for upskilling employees, increasing production, and improving efficiency. Deeply rooted within the context of psychologist Albert Bandura’s Social Cognitive Theory, on-the-job-training is an […]

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15 May

The History of On-the-Job Training If you’ve come across this page, it’s likely you are already familiar with the term OJT. For those who aren’t, OJT is an internationally recognized acronym for On-the-Job training. OJT typically affords career seekers the opportunity to “earn while you learn.” This means, that the career seeker can choose a […]

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