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Vocational Schools Offer Promising Career Paths

BY: Monica Gomez For years, the trend among high school guidance counselors has been to steer students toward universities instead of vocational schools. Lately, however, the bleak job market has left parents finding it difficult to justify the high cost of four-year colleges. With a shorter time commitment and a smaller price tag, vocational schools … Continue reading Vocational Schools Offer Promising Career Paths

Making Sense of Manufacturing Wages

Wages matter. It’s something everyone considers when thinking about their career. It’s also one of the major reasons people are drawn to manufacturing work. Every year manufacturing industry employees report huge average salaries that draw new workers into the field. What these workers don’t realize is that not all manufacturing jobs are created equal. Certain … Continue reading Making Sense of Manufacturing Wages