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Baby Boomer Retirement and Cultural Shift Provides a Growing Opportunity for Skilled Trades

After analyzing hundreds of job categories across the country, it was found that one of the highest potential job categories is skilled trades. Not only is specific training available without a college degree, thereby avoiding loans and debt, but a large portion of the current workforce is looking at retirement soon, projecting a large need […]

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Recruit and Retain the Next Generation

At the 2015 AFSA convention there was a lot of attention focusing around hiring new staff and retaining quality workers in the fire sprinkler industry.  Statistics show that 20% of the skilled workforce will be retiring over the next 5 years, leaving a labor shortage of approximately 1.5 million employees. Graduating high school students need […]

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