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Study finds that apprenticeship leads to higher pay

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2020 11:06:58 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction industry, Construct Your Future, career opportunities, registered apprenticeship program

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Despite the fact most high school graduates go to a four-year college to pursue a bachelor's degree, a new study has found that completing a registered apprenticeship program in the construction trades leads to higher average pay than the students who are able to obtain a college degree.

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Student debt continues to climb

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2020 8:47:02 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in apprenticeships, Construct Your Future, career opportunities, registered apprenticeship program

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The student loan debt in the United States has reached $1.6 trillion and is continuing to climb at alarming rates.

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Safety Training a Cornerstone of Registered Apprenticeship Programs

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 17, 2019 10:49:03 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction industry, Construct Your Future, career opportunities, registered apprenticeship program, job safety

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Contractors’ biggest fear is not lack of work, but lack of workers

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2019 11:19:32 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in building trades, construction industry, apprenticeships, Construct Your Future, career opportunities

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A study ran by an Ohio-based accounting and financial advisory firm shows that the largest threat to the construction industry is not lack of work, but lack of workers.

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A new book reveals people's take on student debt, find alternatives

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in apprenticeships, Construct Your Future, career opportunities

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Construction industry offers opportunity to work outdoors

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 5, 2019 1:00:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in careers, career opportunities, construction workers, Registered construction apprenticeships

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Working in the construction industry provides individuals with the opportunity to have a career outdoors. You may find yourself working on high-profile jobs such as professional sports arenas or buildings that define a city skyline.

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College graduate finds lifelong career in the trades

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2019 9:09:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in careers, Construct Your Future, career opportunities, Registered construction apprenticeships

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Bureau of Labor Statistics reports need for skilled tradespeople

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 21, 2019 9:31:01 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction industry, apprenticeships, Construct Your Future, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, the number of construction and extraction occupations is expected to grow 11 percent between the years 2016 and 2026.

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College graduate finds rewarding career in the trades

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 19, 2019 12:10:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in electrician, apprenticeships, Construct Your Future, construction workers

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Mike Burdick of Queensbury, N.Y. went to college because that was what was expected of him after graduating from high school.

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Apprentices get a valuable head start in their careers

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 30, 2018 8:05:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction industry, apprenticeship, Construct Your Future, career opportunities

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It is common for some people to spend a part of their life trying to find a career that they enjoy, but also one that can support them financially.

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