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January 14, 2013

Looking for Opportunity? Automotive Technology Skills in Demand

Automotive

We are entering an interesting time in the automotive field. Highly skilled master technicians are getting older, and there aren’t enough younger people filling those positions. This is a great opportunity for young people who love cars and enjoy working with their hands to enter a field where there is a very high job-placement rate. […]

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January 9, 2013

Why Are There So Many Job Openings in Manufacturing?

Manufacturing-jobs

If you have the right skills, there are more job opportunities in manufacturing companies now than at any time in the past five years. According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, 7000 more manufacturing jobs will be added by 2020. A Boston Consulting Group study indicates that right now there are 100,000 manufacturing […]

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January 7, 2013

Is a College Education Really Worth It?

College-Ed-worth

Everywhere you look these days, there’s an article or talking head questioning the value of a college education. They often use examples of recent graduates who have a bachelor’s degree but no job. I can relate. When I graduated from college in 1981, it was the worst recession on record at the time since the […]

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December 21, 2012

Team Teaching in Learning Communities

Matt-Stilwell-blog

When Matt Stilwell was fresh out of graduate school, full of current topics and current teaching methods, ready to greet the students of the 21st century, he turned the clock back to 1905. He got a job over the summer teaching in the 1905 Boxelder School, a living history project on the grounds of the […]

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