Employers would agree that most jobs cannot be done effectively or efficiently without the right tools. In the field of business engagement, workforce development, education, and apprenticeship professionals also require the right tools as they reach out to employers to develop solutions to their human resource challenges. This resource page has tools to help you develop and improve your ability to work with employers to expand the use of apprenticeship.

The three tools below will assist you in speaking the language of business, refining your business engagement techniques to get better results, and creating and maintaining a successful collaboration with employers.


Strategies in Action

  • Strategies in Action shares practical and real-world examples of the ways business engagement professionals work through challenges to successfully promote apprenticeship as a solutions-based business engagement strategy.

Talking to Businesses

  • This document provides you with quick tips on how to talk the language of the employer while helping to connect their hiring and promotion practices to apprenticeship.

Business Engagement Quick Guide

  • This resource guide introduces the 3 key phases of successfully doing business engagement – researching business targets and preparing to engage, building relationships, and getting employers to commit to apprenticeship.