- Are goal-oriented individuals that strive for a high-level of achievement
- Have a strong inherent trust and faith in co-workers and organizational leadership
As manufacturing companies face a nationwide labor shortage, hiring military veterans could be the solution they’ve been searching for all along.
Veterans typically possess the hard skills, soft skills and attitudinal characteristics an employer desires in a new hire. Furthermore, there are numerous programs in place that make hiring veterans easier and more cost-effective.
AJAC’s Apprenticeship Programs are approved by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for the use of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits.
With these benefits, apprentices can supplement their income throughout the duration of the apprenticeship—offsetting the costs of tuition, textbooks, classroom supplies, rent, and transportation.
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to employers who invest in American job seekers who have consistently faced barriers to employment. Employers may meet their business needs and claim a tax credit if they hire an individual who is in a WOTC targeted group.
Some examples of the benefits for employers who hire a(n):
AJAC’s manufacturing apprenticeship programs are approved by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) who ensures that apprenticeship programs meet minimum quality standards and comply with all federal and state laws and regulations.
Training of apprentices shall be without discrimination based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or as otherwise specified by law. AJAC also encourages women, minorities and veterans to apply with their employer.