2020 was quite a year. While it has been trying for all of us, it’s also forced good and needed reflection on what we really value, and what we want from life moving forward, both personally and professionally. Coupled with a new year and the new resolutions that come with it, 2021 is sure to be a year of progress, change, and growth.
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.
“Is college worth it?”
Are you interested in learning how things are made, buildings are constructed, or about the hidden processes and systems that make the world run?
Are you interested in studying devices and systems and figuring out how they work, or solving problems that other people don't care about or just can't solve?
Chances are you have heard the argument about why everyone should go to college.
A good education leads to a good job and yada, yada, yada, in 40 years you should be able to retire.
The problem though, is no one talks about the large elephant in the room – can you actually afford to go to college?
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.
Are you thinking about going to college and are unsure about what you want to study?
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.
The skilled-labor shortage persists in the construction industry, pushing wages up, extending project timelines and putting pressure on builder–trade relations. There's never been a better time to start a career in the construction trades! Construct Your Future today!