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If You Are an Artist, You Should Consider Becoming an Artisan As Well

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 23, 2017 2:15:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in Construct Your Future, construction industry, construction outlook

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Are you an artist? Do you make art? Do other people tell you you are artistic? 

Do you get excited when you get new materials to work with, or better yet, when you find new materials and use them to create a piece of art? 

An artist is someone who looks at the world differently, someone who sees the possibility for making and building everywhere and at all times. 

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Re-engaging the disenchanted, disembodied Millennial generation with real work

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

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Much of the work that is currently available to millennials takes place in the digital world, it is unreal, it is disembodied, and it does not engage the senses, which means the results of this kind of work are rarely seen. This separation between the work one does and the results of that work, the separation between action and consequence, results in this type of work leaving those who do it unsatisfied.

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U.S. News and World Report ranks the most in-demand construction jobs

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2017 4:20:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in skilled labor shortage, Construct Your Future, construction industry, construction outlook

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Does the thought of sitting in a college classroom for four years seem unappealing?

Do you hate writing long term papers? 

Are you worried about finding a good job so you can move out of your parent’s house? 

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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 Construct Your Future, careers, construction outlook, skilled labor shortage

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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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Can you afford to go to college?

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

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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 construction outlook, Construct Your Future, building trades, careers, apprenticeships

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

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Seven reasons not to attend college

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2017 2:40:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in Construct Your Future, apprenticeships, construction industry, construction outlook, construction jobs

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Michael Price, author of What Next? The Millennial’s Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the Real World, believes anyone who makes the terrible mistake of pursuing a college education in this day and age will live to regret it. 

He believes that in the 1970s, college and universities used propaganda to convince people to attend their schools in order to get better jobs, while increasing the school’s profits through increased enrollment. 

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U.S. Construction Outlook Heading into 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] May 1, 2017 10:15:00 AM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction outlook, Heavy Engineering, Civil Construction, Schools, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Manufacturing, Residential Construction, Nonresidential Buildings

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The construction indusrty is growing at rates not seen since before the 2008 recession.  The immense amount of work projected for 2017 needs to be done by well-trained, highly-educated professionals.  Meaning there's never been a better time to join the construction trades!

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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, careers, apprenticeships, construction jobs, construction outlook, 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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New Construction Stats in 2017 to Increase 5% to $713 Billion According to Dodge Data & Analytics

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 29, 2017 4:56:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in construction jobs, trades, construction outlook, housing, commercial interests, Manufacturing, public works, electric utilities

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With the construction industry projected to grow by 5% in 2017, there’s never been a better time to find a career in the building trades.  As construction projects increase, so does the demand for highly educated, well-trained workers.  If you’re looking for a career that offers long-term employment opportunities, a stable living wage, medical benefits and the chance to grow, now is the time to CONSTRUCT YOUR FUTURE and become a member of the building trades. 

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