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Recruiting Beyond Career Day

For years, the Building Trades have hosted Career Days designed to recruit high school students who might be interested in an apprenticeship instead of college. Now with career portals and online course offerings, recruiting happens all year long. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature the Wisconsin Operating Engineers pre-apprenticeship course [...]

2019-10-21T15:05:28+00:00 October 21st, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

More Women Need To Consider The Trades

While many of the Building Trades have increased recruiting efforts towards women, the numbers are still woefully inadequate. For example, in 2018 it was estimated that women comprised only 5.4% of welders, 2.4% of electricians and 2.2% of carpenters. We're starting to develop interest early with programs like CAMPBuild and in today's video [...]

2019-09-10T15:56:26+00:00 September 10th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Back To School Can Be A Good Thing

Students always dread seeing those first ads for Back To School sales. They mean that summer's almost over and the daily grind begins again soon. But Back To School can be a good thing if you're a high school student taking the WI Operating Engineer Pre-Apprenticeship course offered as an elective through Destinations [...]

2019-08-06T14:10:47+00:00 August 6th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

A Thought For Spring Break

It's Spring Break this week for high school students in Wisconsin. That means it won't be long before it's time for the various job fairs. Did you know that there are high school courses students can take now that can lead to a rewarding career? In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll [...]

2019-03-25T16:01:51+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Project Insights, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Schedule For March 9-10

Here’s this weekend’s TV Schedule for Building Wisconsin: Milwaukee – Sunday, March 10 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. Madison – Saturday, March 9 at 5:30 am on WKOW TV-27. Sunday, March 10 at 6:30 pm on TVW. Special thanks to this week’s sponsor: Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn [...]

2019-03-07T16:24:09+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Television Air Time Schedules|0 Comments

High School Courses That Lead To A Rewarding Career

In our last post, we featured $50,000 reasons to train to become a Wisconsin Operating Engineer. A great way to start is through the Operating Engineer Pre-Apprenticeship Courses offered to high school students as an elective. Classes are online through Destinations Career Academy. Check out today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series to learn more. Subscribe [...]

2018-08-29T14:50:25+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Start Learning A Trade In High School

If you know a Wisconsin high school student who might be interested in a highly rewarding career as a Wisconsin Operating Engineer, then check out today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series to learn about the Operating Engineer Pre-Apprenticeship courses being offered to students as a high school elective. Classes are online and offered through Destinations Career Academy. [...]

2018-04-18T14:20:16+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Can You Start Learning A Trade On Your Computer?

Can you actually start learning a trade on your computer? You can if you're a high school student enrolled in the Wisconsin Operating Engineers Pre-Apprenticeship courses offered online through Destinations Career Academy. Learn more in today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major [...]

2018-01-22T16:06:41+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments