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New Beginnings: Why You Should Consider A Career in the Construction Trades

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in building trades, trades, skilled labor shortage, construction jobs, careers, career opportunities

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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.

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Are Construction Workers Essential Workers?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 5, 2021 12:19:40 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction industry, construction jobs, construction outlook, careers, United States Construction, career opportunities, construction workers, COVID-19

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Construction trades have always been essential, long before the words pandemic, COVID, quarantine, and coronavirus were part of everyday life. Construction is the lifeblood of our nation’s progress and welfare, providing infrastructure and services that are critical to all aspects of our everyday lives. So when asked “Are Construction Workers Essential Workers?” the answer is a resounding and multifaceted YES!

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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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By 2020, two thirds of available jobs will not require a bachelor’s degree or higher

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2017 7:30:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in skilled labor shortage, construction outlook, careers, Construct Your Future

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Perhaps you heard the college recruiter tell you that a degree from their prestigious university can get you a job anywhere.

You can't.

Just because you have a piece of paper that probably put you tens of thousands of dollars in debt, if not more, does not guarantee you a job. 

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Being an athlete could set you up for success

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 6, 2017 3:10:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in skilled labor shortage, construction jobs, Schools, careers

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Athletes know that success comes through hard work and discipline, by getting up early day after day and training when no one else is and by doing the things no one else will.

As an athlete, you also know that you are only as strong as the team that surrounds you— the people who encourage you when you are down and tired but not out, the brothers and sisters who push you to go beyond yourself and become your best self.   

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Can you afford to go to college?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 28, 2017 8:45:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in building trades, construction industry, construction outlook, careers, apprenticeships, Construct Your Future

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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? 

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Top 10 Worthless Degrees

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 15, 2017 8:30:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in building trades, construction outlook, careers, apprenticeships, Construct Your Future

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Are you thinking about going to college and are unsure about what you want to study?

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Talking shop: How builders are addressing the skilled-labor shortage

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 7, 2017 3:44:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in building trades, construction jobs, construction outlook, careers, apprenticeships, Construct Your Future

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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!

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