Academy of Advanced Manufacturing trains veterans for career opportunities

When Rockwell Automation and ManpowerGroup set out in 2017 to recruit and train veterans for careers in advanced manufacturing, they committed to building a program ultimately aimed at closing a growing skills gap in the industry.

Looking for helpful resources? In September, the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce rolled out a new program, called Invest in Vets, that is specifically designed to equip employers with necessary resources and information around hiring veterans.

“If businesses want to truly receive the benefits and contributions that come with employing smart, capable leaders with military experience, leaders in business need to truly invest in this talent group and match our stated commitment with our actions,” said Saul Newton, executive director at the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce.

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