Category Archives: Industries

Northern California Construction Training (NCCT) in Sacramento Established in November the year 1993, Northern California Construction Training, Inc. (NCCT) is a pre-apprenticeship training program building skills that help assist in preparing men and women for entrance into various construction trades and apprenticeship training programs. (NCCT) is a non-profit, community-based organization and has a general contractor’s […]

Information – Relative Sector Size and Growth The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the Information sector will grow substantially over the next several years. Other Information Services Within the Information sector, Other Information Services is the fastest growing industry for the entire sector. Other Information Services Industry Groups Other Information Services Occupational Opportunities The […]

Educational Services – Relative Sector Size and Growth The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that Educational Services opportunities will grow substantially over the next several years. Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Within the Education Services sector, Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools is the largest industry for the entire sector. Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Industry Groups Health […]

Apprenticeships and Training in Alabama Features and Benefits of Apprenticeship Programs in Alabama Apprenticeships are an employee training system that’s tested within a certain amount of time. Apprenticeships combine on-the-job (OJT) and classroom related directives with structured on-the-job learning experiences. These activities take place while under the supervision of a craft professional in which trainees/workers […]

Carpenter Apprenticeships Apprenticeships, more than any other program, define On-the-Job Training (OJT). Apprenticeships typically involve several years of working directly with an experienced journeyman in a trade that involves working with your hands. Top 10 Apprenticeship Occupations The top 10 apprenticeship occupations, by the number of job openings in that occupation, consist of the following: […]

Financial Activities – Relative Sector Size and Growth The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the Financial Activities sector will grow substantially over the next several years. Insurance Carriers and Related Activities Within the Financial Activities sector, Insurance Carriers and Related Activities is a large and growing industry. Insurance Carriers and Related Activities Industry Groups The Insurance Carriers and […]

Manufacturing – Relative Sector Size and Growth The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the Manufacturing sector will grow substantially over the next several years. Projected Growth for Main Industry Sectors Projected Growth for Main Industry Sectors Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Within the Manufacturing sector, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing is the largest industry, by employment, for the entire sector. […]

Construction – Relative Sector Size and Growth The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the Construction sector will grow substantially over the next several years. Projected Growth for Main Industry Sectors Projected Growth for Main Industry Sectors Specialty Trade Contractors Within the Construction sector, Specialty Trade Contractors is the largest industry with more than 60% of the […]

Top Occupations and their Locations In an earlier blog, I created a composite ‘desirability’ index for 2026 occupations, based on their rankings for growth, number employed, and salary. In this blog, I use the location quotient to identify the top states and top metropolitan areas for the five top occupations (on the desirability index). The […]

Health Care and Social Assistance – Relative Sector Size and Growth The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the Health Care and Social Assistance sector will grow substantially over the next several years and will employ more people in 2026 than any other sector. Ambulatory Health Care Services Within the Health Care and Social Assistance […]