“Hiring youth workers for manufacturing positions can be costly. With significant training and onboarding expenses that exceed the investment required with experienced labourers, the costs of recruiting youth workers can often outweigh its benefits. Still, employing apprentices and interns is an excellent strategy to overcome talent gaps. Manufacturers need to know how to incorporate a youth-driven workforce development strategy that is also financially feasible.
That’s where hiring grants and other government incentives become so valuable. Developing a talent acquisition strategy that involves grants for hiring student interns and apprentices offers a significant competitive advantage and helps a greater number of youth transition into the manufacturing workforce. If your company does not use these programs or lacks a plan to optimize their use, this article will help you better understand the funding landscape.” (by Mentor Works)
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