All Things Business

Apprenticeship Can Be A Path To Success

16 Nov , 2019  

National Apprenticeship Week is celebrated this year from November 11 through November 17. The week is used to bring attention to apprenticeship as an opportunity to be trained and skilled up for a particular type of work, and we would like to use this opportunity to feature a local success story.

When Ashland native Josh Barr came to the end of his military career as a Marine in 2017 – he was unsure of what the next chapter in his life would entail.

“I wanted to still be a part of something larger, like the strong brother and sisterhood I experienced in the military,” Barr said. “After speaking with the Business Manager, Jeff Sellers of Local 1216, about the Laborers’ Union Apprenticeship Program, I knew I found the opportunity I was looking for.” More…

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