Army ups bonuses for recruits to $50K, as COVID takes toll
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army, for the first time, is offering a maximum enlistment bonus of $50,000 to highly skilled recruits who join for six years, The Associated Press has learned, as the service struggles to lure soldiers into certain critical jobs amid the continuing pandemic.
Army bumps up enlistment bonus facing COVID shortages
It's not just restaurant hostesses and long-haul truckers who are getting wooed by potential employers these days.Facing the same COVID- and market-related staffing shortages as civilian employers, U.S. Army officials are now offering record amounts of sign-up money to potential recruits as an incentive. If you’re qualified and enlist ...