Monthly Archives: January 2014

3 Million Jobs Right Now Nobody Wants

” A trillion dollars in student loan debt. We are lending money we don’t have to kids that will never be able to pay it back to educate them for jobs that no longer exist.”- Mike Rowe Bill Maher invited … Continue reading

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5 Positive Facts About Your Career in U.S. Manufacturing

These five facts are great indicators of the potential for your career in  manufacturing: Real value added for manufacturing rose 1.9 percent in 2012, after increasing 0.7 percent in 2011. Manufacturing’s current-dollar share of GDP increased for the third consecutive … Continue reading

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Half of All Jobs Will Be Lost To Automation- What’s Your Strategy?

Having deep skills in an area that harnesses automation and computerization to produce critical human safety critical parts is one way to remain employed and employable as changes in the labor market continue to develop. Continue reading

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College Isn’t Cheap- Perspective

4 years of college does not guarantee you economic success. A review of a few of the economic implications is shown in this post. Continue reading

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Degrees to Avoid- 6 Foolish Majors

Before you shell out the cash to go back to school, check out the degrees that you may want to think twice about before pursuing. What if you first got some skills, then got a great paying, interesting job, and then had employer assistance to pursue your education? Continue reading

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Manufacturing Careers- Not Necessarily Shop Floor

There are a host of non-operating positions in today’s manufacturing plants. Solid math, critical thinking, communication (verbal and written), and computer skills are essential to succeeding at any of these “Not an Operator” positions. Continue reading

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Skills Career Focus- Jamie Dimon J.P.Morgan Chase

“The job opportunities that are opening up do not necessarily require college  degrees, nor do they demand an educational background beyond the reach of most  job seekers. But they do require specialized skills that can only be attained  through focused … Continue reading

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