Customer Success Story

How YUPRO Placement Built a Community and Actively Engaged Their Apprentices

“Our partnership with Symba is more than a technology investment, but instead a holistic solution to our apprenticeship learning community that provides for talent networking, upskilling, and program retention.  And at YUPRO Placement, we support Symba as a women & minority owned business in commitment to our social impact to shape a more equitable and inclusive workforce.” - Michelle Sims, CEO at YUPRO Placement

About YUPRO Placement

YUPRO Placement is the leading Opportunity Talent placement firm offering a strategic, socially responsible alternative to traditional corporate staffing methods. Their employer partners have access to a diverse talent community at various career stages who have the technical, professional, digital, and interpersonal skills required for in-demand jobs. Additionally, YUPRO Placement matches its talent pool with employer partners who commit to an inclusive workplace that starts with removing barriers for entry-level and middle-skill talent hiring.

Symba & YUPRO Placement Partnership Highlights

This case study features how YUPRO Placement's team built a community and actively engaged over 300 apprentices that participated in their pilot OnRamps@Work Apprenticeship program. Here are some other highlights:

  • YUPRO Placement engaged their apprentices through readings, discussion topics, videos, and shared resources within Symba.
  • Through this program, YUPRO Placement partnered with 34 industry-leading employers to reconnect young adults impacted by the pandemic and bring them back to the economic mainstream. 
  • Symba’s Discussion Board feature was instrumental in enabling their apprentices and staff to interact with each other in one space.


By partnering up with Symba, YUPRO Placement was able to provide a valuable experience for all participants in their apprenticeship program - program managers and apprentices. Download the full case study below to learn how you can build community and actively engage your early career program participants with Symba.

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