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If You Play Your Cards Right, Work could be Paradise (and vice versa)


Hawaii is paradise. Isolated from the rest of the world and filled with rugged beauty, it’s a place where people come to relax, explore and discover all year round. And for the workers whose job it is to keep paradise running, Hawaii’s treasures come at a cost of sweat, know how and dedication. This is…


U.S. Workforce Has a Skills Gap

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Such Jobs Were Available Even During Great Recession By KP Whaley Wisconsin Public Radio – NPR As older workers retire, manufacturers in Wisconsin and around the country are struggling to find those who can fill skilled trade jobs. And according to Mike Rowe, the host of the Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs” show, we have ourselves…


mikeroweWORKS Watch Purchased for $4,050!

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Last week, I gave my watch to Chris Cuomo, who appeared to be coveting it during our interview on New Day. He then offered it for sale on-line, and promised to give the proceeds to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation. Well, one thing lead to another, and eventually, my $35 mikeroweWORKS watch was purchased for $4,050.00. That’s…


Brent’s Ready for the Challenges Ahead

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Ready for the Challenges Ahead There are many different paths one can take and a lot of people take the easy ones. But then there are those who strive for something more. Brent Stewart is one of those people. As a Cat dealer tech in a remote part of Canada, Brent faces daily challenges of…


IDS: Different Directions Editorial

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This article comes from the Indiana Daily Student, which is IU’s independent student newspaper. As stated in the article, “The Indiana Daily Student Editorial Board agrees with Rowe. Though education is important for all people, college is not the path we should encourage for all students.” View the original article at idsnews.com


David Moreno 2014 mrWF/UTI Scholarship Winner

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David Moreno, 18, of Upland, is in the Ford FACT (Ford Accelerated Credential Training) program auto shop, at the Universal Technical Institute in Rancho Cucamonga, CA., Wednesday, September 17, 2014. The Upland High senior was selected to receive a full tuition scholarship to the Automotive Technology program at UTI’s Rancho Cucamonga campus to pursue his…