Workers Without Borders, a few neat none-profits you can put your trade skills to work with! There is a place in every trade persons’ heart for sharing their skills and knowledge with others. It feels good to be able to say; ‘I can make that happen’, and then to demonstrate. And that is why working … Continue reading SHARING POWER WITH THE WORLD BY SHARING SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
I’ve been thinking a lot about mental health and addiction in the trades these days. So much so that I frequent the Centre For Disease Control and World Health Organization websites looking for interesting articles and statistics regarding construction workers and their overall relationship to mental health and addiction. I have heard that rates of … Continue reading Mental Health and Addiction In The Trades
I was a pain in the ass apprentice. Not so long ago I was an electrical apprentice. It took me 6 years to complete the 6000 hours of workplace experience and 40 weeks of schooling. I had good days and bad days, and made some friends along the way. I also met some people I … Continue reading I Was A Pain In The Ass Apprentice.