SME Logo

From SME.org

About SME



 

Retraining Returning Warriors

Share this

SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2013 — These can be challenging days for the armed forces. Budget cuts, troop withdrawals from various locations around the world and domestic base closings and consolidations mean many who have spent time in the military are reentering, or poised to reenter, civilian life.

At the same time, one of the largest challenges facing the U.S. manufacturing community and industry in general is the shortage of workers with appropriate skills. Even as everyone clamors for the creation of jobs, an estimated 600,000 manufacturing positions remain unfilled for want of qualified applicants. Clearly there’s a need for some quick, focused training.

With a shortage on one hand and a burgeoning supply on the other, perhaps this is opportunity knocking. Some companies already know the value of hiring veterans, and in San Diego, Workshops for Warriors has veterans lined up for training in the skills industry is looking for.

READ FULL STORY

For additional information, contact:

Workshops for Warriors
2970 Main Street
San Diego, CA 92113
Office: 619.550.1620
Fax: 619.550.1621
Email: hernan@workshopsforwarriors.org 
Web: workshopsforwarriors.org

###

If you have questions about the press release or need additional information, please contact SME Public Relations at communications@sme.org.