Women Laborers Deconstructing Gender Roles

Sammy Rich on Nov 11, 2019 9:43:00 AM

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November 11-17th is National Apprenticeship Week, and Continuing Education and Workforce Training would like to take the time to appreciate the fantastic apprentices in our program. Thank you, apprentices, for all of your hard work and dedication!

There has been a boom of women working in the construction industries, with the amount of women in the trades being the highest it has been in 20 years (Hegewisch, 2019).

Though progress has been made, there is still a large gap between men and women in the trades. While more women were entering these fields, still fewer than 1 in 20 (or 3.4%) laborers are women (Hegewisch, 2019).

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Registered Apprenticeships: The Basics

Stephanie Bachman on Apr 7, 2017 3:47:00 PM

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In the world of current events, businesses today are confronted with a skills gap that leaves them without the qualified workers they need. This has negative effects on their company as they need functioning and knowledgeable professionals to help manage the inner workings of their businesses.

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3 Things you need to know about Programmable Logic Controllers

Jeff Hough on Jul 29, 2014 10:30:00 AM

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Automation.       It is all around us, especially if you are in a manufacturing environment.  Advances in technology have eliminated some jobs, but have new, more technical jobs.  Among these new jobs, PLC programmers are experiencing rapid growth and opportunity.

Indeed.com shows the average salary of a PLC programmer in the United States to be $71,000.  A quick search on CareerBuilder.com shows that there are 1,217 jobs currently available for PLC programmers.  It is the hot job of today.

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