• Jobs of the Future: Blue Collar is Back

    From KHQ:  The future of work may not require a bachelor’s degree to get a good job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, blue collar work is making a huge comeback and earning white collar wages....

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  • Instead of College, Trade Apprentices Loving Their Work

    From The Post Star:  Five years ago, Ken Hubany was making $14 an hour doing factory work. This summer, he’ll be making $38.50 an hour — plus health insurance and a pension. For the first time, he...

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  • Making the Case for Jobs in the Trades

    From The Observer:  Grade 8 students from Petrolia and Wyoming were shown a path to careers in the skilled trades on a recent visit to Sarnia union hall. The students from Holy Rosary Catholic School and St....

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  • Len Toenjes: Next NGA West project could be game changer for St. Louis employment opportunities

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Soon, one of the biggest projects in the region’s history will begin in north city. Construction of the new home for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s western headquarters — dubbed Next NGA West —...

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  • Skills Shortage: Careers in the Trades Offer Broad Opportunities

    From SW Newsmedia:  Kurt Rademacher wants high school students to know that not everyone has to get a four-year college degree to find a good job with good pay. Rademacher, a 2006 Chaska High School graduate, is...

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  • Eight Reasons Veterans Should Consider a Career in the Trades

    From In the Big Room:  Education, Technical, Technology, Personal Development, Scholarships, Tips/Advice, Training, Construction, People, new initiativesAs they transition back into civilian life, Post 9/11 G.I. Bill eligible veterans are increasingly choosing earn-while-you-learn skilled trade apprenticeships over...

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  • The State of American Trade Schools

    From Popular Mechanics:  This is a golden time for postsecondary trade and tech schools. Not just because they’re becoming more profitable than ever. But because, at least according to some, they’re finally shaking off the stigma that...

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  • Four Reasons Why Teens Should Learn a Trade

    From Grown and Flown:  In recent decades there has been a strong push in American education to prepare all high school students for college. Whether the intention has been to marginalize career and technical training or whether...

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  • The Hot New Gen-Z Trend Is Skipping College

    From Vice:  On a recent Wednesday morning, about 20 students at Queens Technical High School marched into a supply closet and retrieved what looked, to an outsider, like silver suitcases. They sat back down at the classroom’s...

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  • New York, Massachusetts Recruit Women for Trades

    From CNBC Make It: Sinade Caroll was on her way home from nursing school one evening six years ago when she saw an ad on the New York City subway for Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW), an organization that trains...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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