NPMA Approved as DoD SkillBridge Partner!
NPMA has been officially approved as a Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge Partner. This significant milestone is a testament to the association’s commitment to supporting military service members in their transition to civilian careers.
As part of this program, NPMA member companies will be asked to adhere to a few requirements and commitments, all of which are designed to facilitate a seamless transition for military service members. Importantly, there is little to no additional cost to our members to participate.
Here's how NPMA members benefit from this program:
· Access to a Talent Pipeline: Gain access to a pool of current service members actively seeking civilian employment opportunities after concluding their military service.
· No Financial Burden: While undergoing training, service members continue to receive their military salary and benefits, alleviating any financial burden on the training employer.
· Potential Tax Credits: Employers who hire these trainees may be eligible for tax credits, providing an additional incentive to participate in the program.
· Enhanced Recruitment Efforts: NPMA will conduct focused military outreach campaigns to attract top talent to your organization.
· Support for Hiring Companies: NPMA will provide resources to help companies become 'military ready,' ensuring they can effectively hire and retain this exceptional pool of talent.
In the coming months, NPMA will be rolling out website enhancements, outreach efforts, FAQs, detailed requirements, and additional announcements to ensure a smooth and successful implementation of this program.
Special recognition to the members of NPMA’s SkillBridge Partnership Workgroup for their invaluable insights and contributions. Your dedication has played a pivotal role in making this partnership a reality.
NPMA SkillBridge Partnership Workgroup
- Carl Braun, Quality Pest Control
- Scott Broaddus, Hawx Services
- Greg Canning, Economy Exterminators
- Susan Hare, Thrasher Pest
- Jeff Keller, Burns Pest Elimination
- Galvin Murphy, Yankee Pest
- Angela Persinger, Rose Pest Solutions
- Luke Rambo, Rambo Total Pest Control
- Dwight Reynolds, Rentokil-Terminix
- Leila Starwich, Sprague Pest Control
- Alyssia Zimmaro, Aardvark Pest Management