TRADE & WORKFORCE INFORMATION
High Growth Trades (Reading): This article goes over the highest paying trades in 2021 and the steps needed to go into that career path.
Cool Job! – Real Estate (Website): Find out more about the real estate career field and the requirements to get started.
JA Speaker Series (Videos): Learn about different skills, careers, businesses, and opportunities from real-world professionals! Thank you to everyone who has participated in this project.
JA The Money Jar Podcast: Cool Trades- Sheet Metal worker (Podcast): Some broad career categories within trade industries are mechanical trades, industrial trades, medical trades, and building trades. Mindy and Rishika spoke with John Tillotson, an instructor with Oregon Sheet Metal Institute, about his personal career path in the trades.
JA Money Jar Podcast: Cool Trades- Construction Worker (Podcast): Our guest on the Money JAR this week is a member of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) and started her career as a construction worker and laborer when she was in her early 30s, as a single mother of three children.
JA Money Jar Podcast: Summer Jobs – Internship Stories from Students (Podcast): Mindy spoke to twin sisters with wide-ranging interests about their internship experiences during the summer of 2020.
Explore Occupations and Compare Their Growth Rates, Salaries, and Educational Requirements (Interactive Tool): Research and learn about the careers that interest you.