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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 career opportunities, Construct Your Future, apprenticeship, construction industry

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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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Registered electrical apprenticeship programs provide valuable training for a great career

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 24, 2018 9:20:29 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in Construct Your Future, construction workers, apprenticeship

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A number of high school graduates and college students struggle to find a career that pays well and they enjoy. A registered apprenticeship program in the construction industry can set you ahead for a life of financial success.

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Gender roles do not exist in the construction industry

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 10, 2018 8:15:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in career opportunities, Construct Your Future, construction industry, Women in the trades

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Working in an industry that is predominately male can be intimidating for some women, but a growing number of females are proving they can have satisfying, successful careers despite being outnumbered on a construction jobsite.

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Construction careers offer satisfaction of working outdoors

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 3, 2018 11:01:44 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in career opportunities, Bureau of Labor Statistics, apprenticeship, construction industry, Construct Your Future

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According to a 2016 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics study, nearly half of all jobs require some outdoor work.

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Investigating the investment in college – what’s the cost?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 20, 2017 4:45:30 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in Construct Your Future, apprenticeships, building trades, construction jobs, career opportunities

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“Is college worth it?”

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Earn while you learn: An outstanding benefit of being part of an apprenticeship program

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2017 4:01:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in department of labor, Registered construction apprenticeships, apprenticeship, National Apprenticeship Week

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Now that this year’s National Apprenticeship Week is here, we think it’s a good time to focus on one of the best benefits of joining a registered apprenticeship program in preparation for a career: The ability to earn while you learn through a little-to-no-cost training program that teaches real-world skills to set you up for success.

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Nation celebrates National Apprenticeship Week Nov. 13 to 17

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 13, 2017 1:12:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in department of labor, National Apprenticeship Week, Construct Your Future, Registered construction apprenticeships, apprenticeship

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week  runs through November 17, and it provides an excellent way to recognize the benefits of apprenticeship and how it is helping so many Americans build solid, satisfying careers.

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Many millennials can excel in the trades, economists say

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 10, 2017 3:01:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in apprenticeship, Registered construction apprenticeships, trades, Construct Your Future

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According to economists, not every young person is right for college, and the option to build a career in the trades may be just the answer for many millennials.

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Colleges and companies work to find innovative ways to attract students to the trades

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 7, 2017 1:27:20 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in Construct Your Future, career opportunities, skilled labor shortage

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It’s true that many high schools and families continue to push students to attend traditional universities and earn four-year degrees, but with the demand for workers in the construction and other trades continually increasing, some views are changing with regard to what a young person should do after high school.

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Building a better future, brick by brick, in the construction trades

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 27, 2017 12:00:47 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in Registered construction apprenticeships, apprenticeship, Construct Your Future, career opportunities

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Like many people in their early twenties, Emily Williams wanted a better future for herself and her family. She’d studied Criminal Justice at Wayne County Community College in Michigan and had worked in the concrete-casting industry, but she struggled financially and wanted something more.

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