Benefits of On-the-Job Training

The On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program assists employers with the cost of hiring and training a new employee. It is funded through the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and administered through MassHire Career Centers.

OJT Benefits

As an employer, you understand all too well the cost of hiring and training new employees.

Employer Benefits:

  • Reducing the cost of hiring and training.
  • Providing pre-screened applicants for your position - you decide who to hire.
  • Reimbursing you for a percentage of the wages during the pre-agreed training period. Reimbursement rate is based on the size of your business.

Employee Benefits:

  • Providing employment to workers.
  • Workers can earn as they are learn.
  • Workers receive job coaching during period of training.