Considering a career in Skilled Trades but too many negative comments floating around? Here are the top myths of Skilled Trades, debunked!
The skilled trades are not for people with good grades.
If you like to work with your hands and are creative, the skilled trades are a good choice. These careers require people with strong skills in reading and writing, math and science.
What do automotive service technicians and mechanics do? They inspect, run diagnostic tests on, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks.
Automotive service technicians and mechanics typically do the following:
With the need for skilled laborers and the trades industry not able to find enough qualified applicants, transitioning servicemembers have a great opportunity for finding work.
National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military members can obtain the career training needed for job opportunities in the skilled trades industry. Here are the career courses available:
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It’s back-to-school season for military children. Everywhere crayons, glue sticks, pencils, and scissors fly off the shelves as parents rush to check off the never ending school supplies lists. But one item that can easily be overlooked in the business of everything else is something that is very important to a child’s day and lasts throughout the entire year: Lunch.
Any time away from a loved one is difficult, especially when you are stressed and have a million things to do. If it isn't one thing, it's another and military life sure does know how to pile it up on you to the point where we feel like enough is enough!
So what can we do when all we want is that momentary distraction from it all?
Teachers, parents and pretty much any adult I ever came into contact with as a child asked me that very important question we have all been asked and ask kids today: “So what do you want to be when you grow up?” In order of what I wanted to be from ages 3-18: truck driver, teacher, Nun (yes, I am not joking), Chef.
The Paralegal Field is booming and it is also a great portable career choice for military spouses.
As military families, we are always preparing for something. Deployment, training, moving... you name it!
As I sit here this morning thinking about the very short time we have left of summer, my mind wonders and thinks about what will await us this new school year. How will we prepare for this new school year?
Whether you are a military spouse like me sending her kid off into the world or are preparing to go back to school yourself, or maybe both... positive thinking should be something that strives to be number one on our minds.