The U.S. Department of Labor estimates nearly 60% of U.S. jobs will be related to construction in the next decade, yet there is a shortage of qualified workers.
“These events are important because when schools cut vocational programs, it began changing society’s perception of skilled trades and we need people now more than ever.”– Mike Greenawalt, Senior VP Rosendin Electric
-The rising cost of college is putting new emphasis on helping young people find alternative career paths that won’t leave them heavily in debt. The 18th Annual Arizona Construction Career Days, held November 7 – 8, aims to expose young people to new career options they may not otherwise have considered, that do not necessarily require a college degree.-
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