Monthly Archives: October 2013

Manufacturing Career$- No College Debt Required

I met Sam Passenger at Detroit Gun Works open house earlier this month. I was impressed as he walked me through the computer model of the part they were making. As he then showed me on the monitor the toll … Continue reading

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Manufacturing IS My Future- I Can Make More Money

PMPA Member W.H.Bagshaw Company and employee featured on CNN Money! Jonathan Pratt at W.H.Bagshhaw says: “I picked up newer manufacturing techniques quickly. I am learning new things every day. I think I can move up the ranks here and make more … Continue reading

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Actually Skills Do Pay The Bills

The New York Times gets it wrong on  the skills gap, confusing cause and effect, ignoring facts, and making a false analogy. We’ll give you the link to their misleading article at the end of this post. It made a … Continue reading

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“Earn While You Learn” Or “Borrow Today, Pay Back Tomorrow?”

The Akron Beacon Journal front page story Sunday was titled More and More, Students Having Trouble Paying Back Their College Loans. A few quick takeaways- Borrowing over $100,000 to get psychology degrees did not create sufficient ROI to cover $900/month … Continue reading

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Part Time Employment Does Not Have To Be Your Destiny

Part Time Employment in a low paying field does not have to be your destiny. Mortgaging your future to enormous student loan debt that may or may not assure you a job capable of paying off the loans does not … Continue reading

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Your Personal Economic Recovery- Career in Precision Machining

Despite the fact that there has been no significant “recovery” of employment under the current Administration and Congress, There is a way to create your own personal “employment recovery.” PMPA tracks employment sentiment monthly as part of our Business Trends … Continue reading

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Why Manufacturing? The Earnings of New Hires In Manufacturing

U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration just released a new report that describes why manufacturing jobs are good jobs using compelling facts and data from the Quarterly Workforce Indicators report.  New hires in the manufacturing sector fare better … Continue reading

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