From Wi-Fi to Work Boots: Gen Z’s Journey into the Trades

Hey, Gen Z! Let’s dive into something that may have been on your mind lately – why are some of you shrugging off the typical college route? Well, it turns out that Millennials have degrees coming out of their ears (thanks to those Baby Boomer parents with dreams of a better life), but many of you are embracing a sea of DIY knowledge, learning everything from YouTube. Sure, maybe you’re the generation with the fewest diplomas, but knowledge isn’t all about that piece of paper, right? Unfortunately, not having that “formal education” stamp of approval can make landing a good job harder than chewing on a lawbreaker. That’s where skilled trades come in. 

The Monkey-See-Monkey-Do Generation

Let’s take a closer look at your generation, the “show me first, then I’ll show you” crew. From TikTok dances to DIY skincare, if it’s not on the screen, does it even exist? But what if you had toy tools instead of toy

2024-05-31T14:58:38-04:00June 14th, 2024|Uncategorized|

The Skilled Trades Renaissance

In this fast-paced world where traditional career paths are being flipped on their heads, it’s time we bring the spotlight to the skilled trades. These professions, long overlooked and undervalued, are now emerging as the gateways to a world of endless possibilities. From welding and carpentry to plumbing and electrical work, skilled trades professionals are the backbone of society, shaping the world we live in with their hands-on expertise. So, let’s dive into why embracing the skilled trades is not just a practical choice but an exhilarating one in today’s changing job market.

The Foundation for a Brighter Future

When it comes to trades, we’re not just talking about jobs that pay the bills (even though they do that just fine). No, we’re talking about building a solid foundation for a brighter future. The skilled trades offer something that no textbook or lecture hall can provide: tangible skills, real-world experience, and the satisfaction of knowing that your work makes

2024-05-31T14:37:04-04:00May 31st, 2024|Employees, Employers, Uncategorized|

Never Stop Training

This past year on a Sunday night not that long ago after hours of training, game after game and what I would imagine to be more than just a few play drafts the Los Angeles Rams faced the Cincinnati Bengals. With a hyper crowd sitting at the edge of their seats the Rams took the W with a 23-20 final score in 2022’s Super Bowl. 

Now when you think about football players, what do you think about? Big, bulky, strong perhaps, maybe, but even more than that, football players are: professionals, athletes, they make meal plans, they take time in the gym, and practice, practice … practice. Athletes are amazing at what they do and yes perhaps some of that is a natural given talent but so much of that is blood, sweat and tears, but why? Athletes train the way they do because they want to invest in their careers and be better every single day. They put work into their craft and

2022-05-03T22:59:22-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Employees, Job Seekers, Uncategorized|
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