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Old 05-13-2021, 10:28 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by Biggd View Post
Yes, it is the way it should be but those employees are few and far between.

Over the past 20 years parents put a high priority on going to college. Many vocational schools closed or consolidated because kids weren't interested in the trades any longer, those jobs were taken by foreigners that couldn't go to college.

We need to offer kids other options and not put a stigma on the trades. They are a great option for many kids and should be expanded and promoted.
Agree. But I must add many currently in the trades refuse to “deal with” a apprentice. Years past, you would see an individual doing what was asked of him or her along side a tradesman. Somehow that was dropped. When asked, I was told “why would I want to train someone then just have them leave for a dollar more”? Sounds to be me it’s a lack of people skills, not work skills.

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