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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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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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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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For The Times They Are A-Changin’

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 17, 2017 4:41:18 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in apprenticeships, career opportunities, construction industry, Construct Your Future

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If you scan the shelves of your favorite bookstore or search the internet for literature related to the current state of the university, the quality of college education, or the student loan dilemma, you will find publications with titles that may make you rethink your current view of higher education, including:

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Short History of Why College Got So Expensive and What You Can Do About It

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in career opportunities, Construct Your Future, construction industry

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Let’s say you go to college, get a degree, and get a good job making a decent living— that’s the best case scenario right? You are now on your way to living the American Dream, but wait, are you?

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Find Fulfillment in the Construction Industry

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2017 1:09:27 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction workers, Construct Your Future, career opportunities

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It’s not a secret anymore. The U.S. needs more construction workers.  Not only that, but the young men and women coming out of high school and college might be exactly the people to fill this economic gap.

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