PHB Industries as well as RedDog Industries received some recognition in the national news media, highlighting the great jobs available to young people willing to work. Many high school students think manufacturing is a dark and dirty occupation and don’t even consider it, when in fact, companies like these offer clean, high tech work environments with opportunities for good pay and advancement, where a young person can begin a great career without the burden of starting with a lot of college debt.
If you are looking for a place that makes things, that allows you to buy American in a place that is hiring Americans, you need to look no further than here.
If you are looking for a place that has low turnover and is eager and aggressively looking to persuade young people to become skilled workers and invest in their future, this is also your place.
… their biggest problem is not production but “finding people.”
The Hilbert brothers, frustrated by the lack of local interest or knowledge in exposing young people to these types of jobs, jobs still looked down upon by the intellectual class, decided to collaborate with other local companies to adopt local high schools and conduct seminars to attract them to their apprentice program.
“We went and talked to kids and conducted seminars with as many as two to four to six to eight kids. But there aren’t 30 kids interested in this business,”
Our young people need to hear a lot more of this.
You can read the article here: Washington Examiner