Courtesy of The Atlantic By Liana Aghajanian On a rainy Saturday morning in May, Samantha Farr was standing in front of a steel table, drawing loops in the air with a welding gun. “You want to hear a nice sizzle—and you want to breathe,” Farr, the founder of a Detroit nonprofit called Women Who Weld, … Continue reading There’s a Shortage of Welders. Will More Women Fill the Gap?
Courtesy of Miami Herald By Dylan Jackson Miami is a city with an ever changing skyline. And those who make it happen — the plumbers, electricians, brick masons and carpenters — earn far above the local median: $55,000-75,000 a year with full benefits and a pension. But as the economy barrels toward full employment, local … Continue reading $75,000 a year with benefits; no college needed. Yet employers can’t fill jobs