«Trades» column

Career Profile: General Carpenter

November 27th, 2015; By Meghan Brown

If you like working with your hands, designing and building things large and small, and working with tools and machinery, a career as a carpenter is a great idea. Carpenters […]

Careers in the Trades: A List

October 31st, 2015; By Jasmin Bollman

The trades sector in Canada is constantly growing and changing. So how do you know which career path is right for you? Here at Jobs People Do, we’ve assembled a […]

Bridging the Gap: Women in Skilled Trades

October 31st, 2015; By Erin Kelly

A documentary by Elizabeth Smith, in association with Rogers Communications In this awesome documentary, we get to see hardworking, dedicated women working in the trades industry of Canada. It is […]

Running a Business in the Trades

October 31st, 2015; By Meghan Brown

Do you want to pursue a career in the trades, and prefer to be your own boss? Starting and running your own business in the trades might be a good […]

Career Profile: Construction Contractor

October 31st, 2015; By Patrick Start

Construction is one of Canada’s biggest industries; from houses to buildings to the structure of roof you’re under while reading this article; it was built and constructed by a contractor. […]

Career Profile: Mold Maker

October 29th, 2015; By Susan Huebert

Popsicles, metal tools, and plastic bowls all have something in common. Do you know what it is? They all get their shape from molds. These molds might be made of […]

Career Profile: Tool and Die Maker

October 29th, 2015; By Susan Huebert

Have you ever started on a project and then realized that you needed some extra tools? Maybe you were cutting a piece of metal for a railing and then realized […]