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Women in the Trades: A Must-Have Conversation

April 24th, 2017; By Anthony Teles

The trades are hard work. From the strenuous physicality to the intricacies of wiring and plumbing, these jobs are no easy task. There is a healthy demand to get these […]

Killing the Stigma of the Trades

April 24th, 2017; By Maria Cruz

There is an unfortunate stigma surrounding the trades and it’s been present for several years now. Branded as a career path meant for those who failed to do well in […]

The Loss of Jobs in The Trade Industry – How the Economy Affected the Trade Industry

March 31st, 2017; By Giselle Mazurat

After a boom that lasted over a decade, thousands of trade jobs disappeared from across Canada with Alberta being the epicenter. Trades such as carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, labourers, millwrights, operating […]

Benefits to Attending a Trade School

March 31st, 2017; By Meghan Brown

Pursuing some form of post-secondary education is often highly recommended, but college or university programs aren’t necessarily for everyone.  Attending a trade or vocational school is a great alternative for […]

What Trades Careers are Available in the Oil and Gas Industry?

March 31st, 2017; By Meghan Brown

The oil and gas industry in Canada is growing, and offers many great careers in the trades for those who are interested in the petroleum sector.  Tradespeople working in oil […]

Perfecting the Art of the Job Interview

March 31st, 2017; By Sheena Osman

Ah, the job search. Endless applications, emailing resumes…it seems like a never-ending process! However, scoring an interview is just a matter of time and being patient. When you finally do […]

How to Stay Safe at Work: The Trades

March 1st, 2017; By Giselle Mazurat

If you’re a young person working in the trades, you deserve to be safe. However, every day someone like you gets injured on the job. In fact, hundreds of young […]