What do apprenticeship companies look for when they are recruiting new trainees? Studies show that many employers don’t care that much about grades and academic performances. They are attuned to quite other things. Does the apprentice show up on time? Are they strong and able-bodied for the task at hand? Can they make their bed or use a saw? Do they blend well into the company culture? Knowing these things… Read More »What apprenticeship companies look for in trainees
Who we asked What challenges are plumbers facing? Will plumbers be needed in 10 years? The plumbing profession, like many other craftsman professions, is facing some quite new and different challenges that have not existed in the past. With all of the new technology and home improvements that are being made, it may make one wonder whether plumbers, carpenters, and electricians will stick around for that long. And if they… Read More »What do plumbers think about the plumbing profession in the next 10 years?