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Times They Have A-Changed For Older Workers

~by Erik White

The workforce has undergone significant transformation since the start of the century.  Millennials are entering the workforce and baby boomers are preparing for their exit.  Perhaps the most prominent change is the advancement of technology and its role in the workplace.  Job duties have changed and new types of jobs have been created to incorporate the technology upgrades.

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Parents Underestimate Potential of These STEM Careers

by Denise Felder~

Employers and educators know that young people with interests and skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are likely to qualify for a wide range of high-paying careers.

For example, a Mechanical Drafter in Minnesota could earn $18 an hour to start. The median wage for Drafters with an Associate’s degree is almost $27 an hour.

Potential students and job seekers, however, often don’t know about the innovative work and high earning potential that manufacturing careers offer. And parents of potential students — who influence what their children study in college — have misconceptions about what it’s really like to work in manufacturing.

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