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reai7 in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 9 months ago

secuirty alarm installer as career any good - 1 Reply

Anyone done security alarm installer program or working in the industry? Any jobs and what pros and cons of industry Some.ppl say no need learn...

larry in Marysville, Michigan

jobs in the area

why are skilled trades jobs so hard to find for a perment position

R86 in Owosso, Michigan

Want to work in skilled trades, but have a issue holding me back

I desperately want and need to learn a skilled trade to start a good career and have good job prospects. I have wanted to go into the skilled trades...

Interested in Trades in Lusby, Maryland

I having a hard time deciding which trade to study welding or HVAC?

I am trying to find information about these two trades. I interested in the long term pay potential and longevity (Approx how long my body could...

Max in Port Moody, British Columbia


I'm looking to get into a trade that I can listen to audiobooks while working at. Does anyone know of any trades that would be particular illy suited...

Andrew in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 82 months ago

Highest needed/paid - 1 Reply

What is the highest paid trade in Maryland and what is the most needed trade? I've glazing and I was laid off twice in a two month period. Thanks.

Jim in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Updated 87 months ago

Top skilled trade skills needed to get the job. - 1 Reply

What are the top 3 traits or skills every skilled trade must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your skilled trade...

nero in Abbotsford, British Columbia

Updated 95 months ago

What are the best skilled trade qualifications and training to get ahead? - 1 Reply

What is the best training for becoming a skilled trade? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective skilled...

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 96 months ago

Industrial Electrical work - 1 Reply

Does anybody have any leads about any Industrial electrical work in the southeast region need some help in a bad way thanks for any info

Carlos in Oakland, California

Updated 98 months ago

Tips for skilled trade interviews. - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming skilled trade interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

luke jones in Portland, Tennessee

Updated 98 months ago

Getting a Skilled Trade job. - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing Skilled Trade work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

makingmetal in Medford, New York

Local going from "A" mech to "B"

My trade is drifting toward "B" workers (I am an A worker) which means I am CERTIFIED in welding etc...( I have about 20 different certs). I went to...

makingmetal in Medford, New York

Updated 100 months ago

how to get in local 28 sheetmetal union - 1 Reply

anybody know a faster way to get in 28 without all the red tape

jerry cook in Pinellas Park, Florida


im a skilled tradesman in building bridges and heavy industrial. there are no jobs here in florida if u are a white male . sorry to say it but where...

damon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 107 months ago

Does any body know about Osha 500 classes where to go - 1 Reply

I would like to know on how to get started on learning on osha require ments

CanoraKid in Canora, Saskatchewan

Updated 110 months ago

What are typical skilled trade salaries? - 2 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

newman9com in Tempe, Arizona


i have a question, does anybody know anything about cars. i need a new air filter, would this cause my car to release a gas smell once i turn my ac...

J.A. in Brawley, California

professional fine artists/ painter

Looking for fine arts opportunities such as muralist, school graphic painter, photo realistic painting.

Phillip Conklin in Virginia, Minnesota

Anyjobs out there

I recently moved up here and I need to find work. I used to be in the union, as of now I'm not. Having used up my savings any job will do.


What do you enjoy most about your skilled trade career?

What do you enjoy most about being a skilled trade? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...


Are skilled trade job opportunities growing or declining?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most skilled trade...

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