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.
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!
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.
Perhaps you heard the college recruiter tell you that a degree from their prestigious university can get you a job anywhere.
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.
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.
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?
Are you thinking about going to college and are unsure about what you want to study?
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!