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Apprenticeships: A Promising Alternative to College with Its Own Set of Challenges
In a labor market where skills are increasingly valued over degrees, apprenticeships offer an exciting alternative to traditional college education. They provide hands-on training, skill-based education, and a direct path to employment. However, the pathway is not without its challenges, especially for employers aspiring to launch their own programs and for applicants seeking entry into these programs.
Get Paid to Train: Navigating Employment Funding Opportunities
Discover how the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) can reimburse employers for training. Dive into its benefits, navigate eligibility, and tap into funding opportunities to foster growth
Case Study: Ace Handyman Services
Discover how Ace Handyman Services transformed their hiring process with Classet. From phone screening to flexible hiring options, find out how they found multi-skilled craftsmen efficiently.
What Skilled Trade Should I Learn?
Unsure about which skilled trade is right for you? Dive into our guide and discover 10 pivotal questions to lead you to your ideal trade career.
College vs. Trade School vs. Apprenticeship
Discover the best path for your future career. Explore the benefits of apprenticeships, trade schools, and college degrees.
High-quality tools vs. Cheap tools
If your just starting out in a trade, is it better to buy all the best quality tools right off the bat, or buy general quality tools and start to upgrade as you make more money?
Discover 14 Skilled Trades and Construction Careers to Travel the Country
Discover the best trades and construction jobs that allow you to travel the country. Explore new places, meet interesting people, and gain valuable experience.
Leverage Construction AI with Classet's Handy Helper
Get quick answers to your construction questions with Classet's Construction AI Handy Helper. Text your questions to (207) 300-9470 for instant assistance. Free to use in the U.S.
Pros and Cons of Union Apprenticeships in Construction Trades
Discover the pros and cons of union and non-union apprenticeships in construction trades. Learn about comprehensive training, competitive wages, job security, and more.
Skilled Trades Recruitment Trade-offs Uncovered
Discover the best approach to skilled trades recruitment. Uncover the trade-offs of headhunting, staffing agencies, and the DIY method. Find a cost-effective solution with Classet.
Fastest trades and construction jobs to learn
Discover the fastest trades and construction jobs to learn for a promising career change. Pest Control vs Handyman vs Electrician vs Plumber career comparisons.
5 Essential Skills Every Successful Construction Worker Needs
Most Construction Jobs Require These Physical and Mental Skills to Make Sure You Can Stay Healthy for A Long Career.
Free Hands-On Open House in Santa Cruz, CA
Join us for a free hands-on open house event in Santa Cruz, CA! Build a working clock and learn practical skills in Idea Fab Labs makerspace. Perfect for beginners and children accompanied by a parent. Don't miss out!
Apprenticeship Guide: How to Find the Right Trade for You
Discover the perfect trade for you with our comprehensive apprenticeship guide. Explore different trades, learn how to assess your skills, and find apprenticeship opportunities.
Strategies for Recruiting and Hiring Skilled Craftsmen
Discover effective strategies for recruiting and hiring skilled craftsmen. Learn how to increase your chances of successful hires and avoid common pitfalls. Find out how Classet can help streamline the process and pre-screen high-intent candidates.
The Art of Building Outdoors: Starting a Landscape Carpentry Business
Learn the art of landscape carpentry from expert Nick Slobodian. Discover how to start your own business and explore various trades while being environmentally conscious.
Is Job Corps / HBI worth it? Interviews with Job Corps Graduates
Discover if Job Corps / HBI is worth it! Hear from Job Corps graduates on the benefits they received, including soft skills, networking, and practical, hands-on training in various trades.
Exploring Job Corps Careers: Discover the Benefits of the Job Corps
Discover the career benefits of joining Job Corps / HBI. Free education, training, and job placement assistance for young adults aged 16-24.
Our $15k Billboard Recruiting Marketing Experiment
Learn from our recruiting mistakes: We spent $15k on a billboard to promote our warehouse job app and job opportunities in Reno and found it to be an ineffective method of recruiting in 2018.
A Day in the Life: Remote Control Mower Machine Operator
Cody describes his career journey and shows off his new remote control flail mower for reaching steep slopes and mowing under trees.
Classet Fundraising Announcement!
Classet raises $4.25M to grow its hiring and training platform for skilled trades. Classet helps employers promote their opportunities, find people to hire, and accelerate the training process for entry level talent.
How to find tools for cheap
Gathering tools to start a career in the skilled trades can be expensive! Here are some tips to find good-quality tools without breaking the bank.
Find a Makerspace Near You
Find a makerspace near you to test out a bunch of subjects and tools quickly without needing to apply or commit to a career. Makerspaces offer access to tools in an environment that's safe and supportive, with people who want to help one another learn what they need in order to succeed.
The 50-year bubble of the American University
Since 1980, the cost of college has risen 1200%. The cost for a degree has grown over 5 times faster than inflation. The skilled trades are an excellent alternative to avoid college debt and make high wages for a lifetime.