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Why Women Should Go Into the Trades

February 27th, 2017; By Meghan Brown

If you’ve ever thought, or heard someone say, that working in the trades “isn’t for women,” it’s important to know that this simply isn’t true.  It can even be difficult […]

What Trade is for You?

February 27th, 2017; By Laura Sciarpelletti

It’s no secret that there is some good money to be made in the trades. But there are so many different trades, so how does one choose? If you are […]

Transferable Skills that Make Valuable Employees

January 29th, 2017; By Meghan Brown

The skilled trades encompass a wide range of jobs, from construction trades such as electricians, carpenters, and plumbers to industrial trades such as machinists, tool and die makers, and millwrights.  […]

What are the Benefits of Working in the Skilled Trades? Part 2

January 29th, 2017; By Jingwei Chen

A previous article discussed three benefits of working in the skilled trades: the plentiful options as to which trade you would like to pursue and practice; the enviable salaries; and […]

Working on a Farm

January 29th, 2017; By Gavin Mercier

By Gavin Mercier Farm work is hard work- there’s no other way to say it. However, it is also some of the most valuable and rewarding work you can do. […]

Learn a Trade Skill (Whether You Use It or Not)

January 29th, 2017; By Anthony Teles

Intellectual pursuits are all the craze. Even well-intentioned teachers and professors will put exorbitant weight on language, math, and science. In a world of growing automation and technology, hands-on work […]

Why you should Consider the Skilled Trades

January 2nd, 2017; By Marianne Stephens

Let me start with a disclaimer: I am not a tradesperson. But I know enough to know why you should consider this kind of career.  My goal here is to […]