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Building a talent pipeline for your manufacturing/distribution business

NAM-GetSkillstoWork-logosRegular readers of this blog know that we are big supporters of veterans. Tribute has veterans among our staff as well as some who have sons and other relatives currently serving.

Since hundreds of thousands of veterans are transitioning out of the military, hiring a vet is a great opportunity to obtain a quality employee.

Distributor sales grew by 6.1% in the second quarter of 2014, continuing a stretch of 18 consecutive quarterly gains, which means many are hiring now.

Many veterans are taking advantage of the Post-9/11 GI Bill to advance their education. But how do you find those veterans that are training for manufacturing careers-and how can you assess their readiness for jobs in machining, welding, maintenance, and other key manufacturing occupations?

The Manufacturing Institute, in partnership with the National Association of Manufacturers, invites you to a free webinar on the education connection to veterans.

Building a Sustainable Pipeline of Veterans through Educational Partners:
Tips and Resources for Manufacturers

Thursday, November 13 - 11 a.m.-12 noon Eastern Time
Friday, November 14 - 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time

This webinar will be presented at the two dates and times listed above. Pre-registration is required.

Register for the webinar here:

During this free webinar, you will learn:

  • Partnering with veteran-friendly education and training partners for manufacturing skills
  • Connecting with local veterans' organizations
  • Building a talent pipeline

Featuring James Schmeling, Managing Director, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University.

For more information, email Rafael Vargas at NAM.

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