While I want everyone to try welding, and I’d dig it if everyone then found that they loved welding, it’s not everyone’s bag. It’s why exposing kids at a young age to blue-collar trades is important, so they know what their options are. We’ve done a terrific job of removing any scarlet letter previously associated with getting your hands dirty for a living. There’s as much respect for the trades now as there ever was. But I want potential tradespeople to go into their career with both eyes open, and part of that is putting an end to the misleading numbers the industry has pushed into our everyday vernacular through the media. (Continue Reading)
You can also listen to Josh’s Playing With Fire Podcast, Episode 7 Eyes Wide Open for more on this topic. Please listen here on our website browndogwelding.com/podcast or on iTunes or Spotify.