Today’s veterans need to wake up to today’s manufacturing. The advanced manufacturing industry is estimating that because of a growing skills gap in the American workforce, some 600,000 jobs are being left unfilled for want of skilled workers. These are jobs in modern manufacturing that are high paying, often high tech, and not like your grandfather’s factory job — and employers are looking for veterans with the right skills to come knocking to fill them.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.