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Despite Technology Advancements, Construction Jobs Are Here to Stay

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 1, 2020 9:15:16 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction industry, apprenticeship, Construct Your Future, registered apprenticeship program

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The use of technology in construction has aided the industry in ways that go largely unnoticed by those who do not spend time on job sites or work in the industry. And despite these technological advancements, construction jobs are not going anywhere.

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Study finds that apprenticeship leads to higher pay

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2020 11:06:58 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction industry, Construct Your Future, career opportunities, registered apprenticeship program

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Despite the fact most high school graduates go to a four-year college to pursue a bachelor's degree, a new study has found that completing a registered apprenticeship program in the construction trades leads to higher average pay than the students who are able to obtain a college degree.

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Safety Training a Cornerstone of Registered Apprenticeship Programs

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 17, 2019 10:49:03 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction industry, Construct Your Future, career opportunities, registered apprenticeship program, job safety

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Contractors’ biggest fear is not lack of work, but lack of workers

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2019 11:19:32 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in building trades, construction industry, apprenticeships, Construct Your Future, career opportunities

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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.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics reports need for skilled tradespeople

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 21, 2019 9:31:01 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction industry, apprenticeships, Construct Your Future, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, the number of construction and extraction occupations is expected to grow 11 percent between the years 2016 and 2026.

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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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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 construction industry, Construct Your Future, career opportunities, 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 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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For The Times They Are A-Changin’

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

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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 construction industry, Construct Your Future, career opportunities

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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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