How does Work-Based Learning help employers?

Employers who partner to provide Work-based learning opportunities reap rewards, especially during tight labor markets. In addition to reporting increased innovation and improved workplace diversity (which in itself results in higher profit margins), more than 80 percent of employers that supported job-shadowing, internships, and apprenticeships reported increased productivity and output. Work-based learning is also a proven talent pipeline development strategy, with many students becoming long-term employees who are trained with the precise skills, knowledge, and capacities employers need

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1. How does Work-Based Learning help students?
2. How does Work-Based Learning help employers?
3. How much does a Work-Based Learning experience cost?
4. Can I employ someone under the age of 18?
5. What are students under 18 not allowed to do?
6. How many hours can student employees work?
7. As an employer, am I obligated to keep a student employee on even if it’s not working out?
8. Are student employees able to be hired for permanent positions?
9. What kind of data will Workforce Solutions collect about the program?