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5 Benefits of Traveling Contractor Jobs in the Trades

Why would you, as a skilled craftsman for hire, want to move from where you are to take a job in another location? That’s the question we’re answering in this blog. Read on to learn five reasons why traveling contractor jobs offer unique advantages that you won't find anywhere else.

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6 Lucrative Trade Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree

The mentality that you need to get a college degree if you want to be successful has been ingrained in the minds of young people for years. “Work smarter, not harder” is the mantra of high school advisors and other adults guiding the decisions of young people. Students are hearing the message that attending a vocational school or becoming an apprentice is a bad idea, so the trades are hardly a consideration these days.

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Are Recruiting Agencies Good for Tradesmen?

If you’ve been applying for jobs in the trades without any luck, you may consider finding a job through a recruitment agency. But you probably have questions like, “Are employment agencies any good?” and “Are employment agencies worth it?”

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How Is the Job Market Right Now for Blue-collar Workers?

How is the job market right now? Not great. What does the job market need right now? More workers. Currently, job openings grossly exceed the number of available workers, and the gap continues to widen. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there were 199,000 job openings in June 2022, which jumped to over 11.2 million just a month later—a 5,528% increase!

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