Articles Tagged with ''skilled trades professionals''

Tradesmen in Demand

The No. 1 Profession Hardest to Fill: Skilled Trades
August 27, 2013
In the interest of full disclosure, I am a sucker for an infographic. Sometimes I have the attention span of my six-year-old, so getting good information quickly is an ideal situation. 


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July 8, 2013: Rebuilding Together Searches for Tradesperson of the Year

Nominees Must Contribute to Their Community and Demonstrate Skill and Leadership
July 8, 2013
Rebuilding Together has launched its search for the 2013 Tradesperson of the Year. Nominations of tradespersons who demonstrate service to their communities and show leadership in their chosen trade can be made at RTTradespersonoftheyear.com.


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Skilled Jobs Direct Launches Website

May 6, 2013
Skilled Jobs Direct has launched a website at www.skilledjobsdirect.com focused on directly matching skilled craftsmen and women to jobs that best fit them, based on their trades, skills, preferences, and other factors.


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ConstructionConnection.com Helps Find Skilled Workers to Rebuild after Hurricane Sandy

December 24, 2012
ConstructionConnection.com, an online construction industry networking site, announced that it is helping companies in New York and along the East Coast find qualified workers to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. Using the site, business owners and contractors can find workers whose specific skill sets meet their needs.


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Showing Off State Fair Skills

December 3, 2012
At the North Carolina State Fair, HVACR apprentices recently competed in one of five trade-skills contests sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Labor and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.


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Do We Need Jobs or Qualified People?

September 17, 2012
The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that more than one third of all skilled tradesmen are over the age of 50. As these quality tradesmen begin to retire, the task for contractors to find quality employees will continue to get harder.


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Students Learn About Trade Careers

May 28, 2012
Fulton Cos. and Synex Controls recently welcomed more than 30 high school students and career-training adults for an onsite visit, as part of a commitment to encouraging and providing opportunities for trade trainees.


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