190 RR Apprenticeship with Joseph Mastey and Jill Lynch of Enova

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    2:55 – Introducing Joseph Mastey and Jill Lynch

    3:20 – The origins of Enova’s apprenticeship program

    6:20 – Creating and teaching the curriculum

    11:05 – Realities of implementing an apprenticeship program

    15:30 – Jill’s experience

    21:10 – Feedback processes

    22:50 – Advice for setting up an apprenticeship program

    24:20 – Ideal candidates and mentors

    28:05 – Apprenticeship and new hire diversity

    28:45 – Experimenting with bias, communication, and engagement

    33:20 – Do trainees take too much time away from regular employees?

    37:05 – Teaching the codebase

    39:50 – Firing apprentices

    42:05 – Advantages of working at a lucrative company

    45:45 – Learning outside the program

    47:40 – Breaking into the industry

    58:10 – Who decides the circle?

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