Challenges for Women in Trades

The major challenges for a female working in a trade are not exactly what you would expect.  Your initial thought is probably physical strength.  Of course that can be an issue sometimes but there are tools out there to make almost any task possible for men and women despite their strength.  Sometimes (all the time) I wish I were a bit taller but that is the fault of my parents and has nothing to do with me being a girl.  Thanks mom and dad for that one;)  I'm sorry to offend anyone who does not believe in evolution but we adjust and evolve.  I have short stubb...more

Gaining the Skills for a New Career

[Editor's Note -- This week in the Reinvent Yourself series, we examine the role training plays in switching careers. Think a new job means heading back to the classroom? Maybe - and maybe not. -- Michelle V. Rafter]So, you've identified what you might like to do for your next career...now what?...more
Sometimes you can gain the skills you need to take on the next career move in your current ...more