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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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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 apprenticeship, Construct Your Future, construction workers

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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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Construction careers offer satisfaction of working outdoors

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

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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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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 apprenticeship, Registered construction apprenticeships, department of labor, 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 apprenticeship, Construct Your Future, Registered construction apprenticeships, department of labor, National Apprenticeship Week

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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, trades, Construct Your Future, Registered construction apprenticeships

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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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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 apprenticeship, Construct Your Future, career opportunities, Registered construction apprenticeships

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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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Now that you have a college degree, what is your life like?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2017 10:20:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in building trades, apprenticeship, trades, Construct Your Future

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Do you have a college degree? 

Anymore, it doesn't really seem to matter, does it? 

Maybe you're thinking that it would have been better if you hadn't gone to college; at least you wouldn't have all that debt hanging over your head, making you anxious, forcing you to save money and live with your parents. 

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Where are the jobs?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 14, 2017 2:05:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in building trades, apprenticeship, trades, Schools

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Like other students across America, you have probably been told by your teachers, counselors and parents that college is the only way to get a good job. 

The truth is, millions of college graduates struggle to find employment in their preferred field. 

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Why We Need Apprenticeship Programs for High School Students

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 25, 2017 8:47:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in apprenticeship

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If you were offered the chance to learn a craft, without having to go into debt to pay for the education, would you take it? And while you were learning the craft you also earned a living wage, meaning you earn a paycheck while you learn your craft.  Does that sound like something you'd be interested in? Then you are an excellent candidate for an apprenticeship within the construction trades.

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