New careers in coding | Waupaca County Post
The need for people in careers with skills in Information Technology (IT) including computer support specialist, help desk support specialist, network specialist, network systems administration, software developer and web development and design specialist, is growing. That demand extends to the manufacturing sector including iron casting and component suppliers.
Teens build boat and learn about skilled trades
Two nonprofits teach Milwaukee teens craftsmanship skills to address the decline in skilled trade workers. The B2L board decided to start with a construction-based project because that is where demands are the highest. However, the program also will provide students with a strong foundation for manufacturing jobs, said Danny Goldberg, B2L board executive. In the aftermath of the financial crisis and housing collapse, the construction industry saw a dip in employment. As the economy recovered, companies such as C.G. Schmidt struggled to find experienced workers.