Trading up?

When people think of post-high school education, most automatically think about college. But your road to continued education may not lie in a traditional 4 year college. Are you considering a trade? If so, your skills and talents are in demand. 

As the vast number of American Baby Boomers retire, the need for skilled trade-workers is growing exponentially. 

A Deloitte study found that the skills gap may leave an estimated 2.4 million positions unfilled between 2018 and 2028, with a potential economic impact of $2.5 trillion. 

-Entrepreneur Magazine

So if you’ve ever said, “I just don’t think college is for me.” Don’t count yourself out for a valuable profitable career. Take a look at these in-demand professions and the number of workers needed to fill each in the next 5 years.

  • Info-graphic: Adecco

Does that spark your interest? Hard work and higher education takes on a different form for everyone. If “college isn’t for you,” maybe that’s because you are meant to walk a different path. Embrace your skills run after your future with gusto!

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