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12 March

The State of Washington has one of our nation’s best statewide-registered apprenticeships programs. In fact, it’s one of the pacific northwest’s best-kept secrets that there are an abundance of registered apprenticeships and on-the-job-training (OJT) opportunities in Washington State. Historically Washington is best known for its sprawling 22 million acres of illustrious forests, 15 million acres […]

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08 June

Top 10 Most Blue-Collar Friendly States in America The blue-collar resurgence appears to be more than a cyclical phenomenon. The United States’ global dominance in energy and manufacturing, the two of which are becoming increasingly intertwined, has sparked a wave of new investments from major domestic and foreign producers. The American edge in energy has […]

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22 May

Key U.S. Business Sectors Projected to See Accelerated Employment Growth Through 2024 2018’s accelerated employment growth is set to continue through 2024. The BLS reports that since 2014, nonfarm payroll employment has increased at an accelerated rate. Growing at a monthly average +227,000 in 2015, +193,000 in 2016, and +179,000 in 2017. This according to […]

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04 August

How Alabama Benefits from the Decision at Blue Origin to Build Rocket Engines in Huntsville Rocket City, Alabama The recent announcement by Blue Origin is all set to bring in 342 new jobs in the manufacturing sector in lieu of the $200 million investment to build a rocket engine in Alabama. Blue Origins, a privately […]

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04 August

Closing Skills Gap Is a Must to Boost Made in America The “Made in America” week concluded on July 22 where indigenously made products from 50 states across the nation were showcased at the White House. The list of products displayed ranged from bucket trucks from Alabama NASA spacesuit from Delaware apparel from Kentucky piano […]

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