Monthly Archives: December 2013

Precision Machining Career Training- Nebraska Style

In 2011, 30 graduates of the program received nearly 300 job offers. The program’s graduates earn an average starting salary of $17 an hour. Southeast Community College is the number2 provider of machining graduates in the United States. Continue reading

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Take Time to Learn a Skill, Master a Trade- Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe talking about America’s dysfunctional relationship with work, the skills gap, and the percentage of college graduates matriculating into debt. And the number of job openings for people with skills. Continue reading

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Wages of Machinists- BLS Data

MAchinist pay varies by employer and industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides authoritative wage data which we provide in this post. Continue reading

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November PMI- Positive Prospects for Careers in Manufacturing

The Institute for Supply Management Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) report for November 2013 shows strengthening in manufacturing and hit the high for the year. The ISM Employment Index  for November likewise registered 56.5 percent, an increase of 3.3 percentage points … Continue reading

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