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No News About Skilled Trades, That’s a Big Problem!

The Big Problem.


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Charles Bukowski

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Today I searched for some current news about the skilled trades and/or the skills gap.

I found Nothing

That is a really big problem for such a really big problem.

Then I found this article about millennials. So, in this episode, I cover this article that I just linked above. I tie the listed problems DIRECTLY to the big problem at hand related to the skills gap. And the fact that hardly ANYONE is talking about it. Listen in , and enjoy!

Here are my counterpoints to the problems listed in this very good article.

  1. Get paid WHILE YOU WORK and LEARN!!
  2. Absolutely NO entry level jobs are scarce!
  3. See number 2, and what trades employers want to see are hustle, work ethic and Moxie!
  4. Fast rate of experience building and wage increases.
  5. Skills Gap, this is the BIG PROBLEM!
  6. Skilled Trades, work and have no student loan debt!
  7. Just Go To WORK! Life experience exemplifies your dreams!

OH, by the way, I was interviewed on ANOTHER podcast! Go say hi to my friend Lauren. Here is the link to her site!

I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did recording it! Please let me know what you think! Also, I would love to stay in touch with you and keep you informed about the latest podcasts and articles!