women in the trades

• $59,000 in WITT scholarships awarded to-date • WITT Scholarship Program continues to advance education and career opportunities for women in the service trades across North America WACO, Texas — Neighborly, the world’s largest franchisor of home service brands, has announced the Fall 2019 semester recipients of the company’s Women in the Trades (“WITT”) Scholarship Read more

Tampa Bay, Fla. — Recent reports on national employment and building trends (1, 2) reveal that the construction industry is facing an imminent talent shortage. Certified general contractor Doreen DiPolito, owner and president of D-Mar General Contracting and Development in Tampa Bay, Florida, advises construction and contracting firms to act quickly to address the coming Read more

There’s a good deal of smack talk about the trades. I’m here to set the story straight and bust some myths about contractors and skilled trades. “The Skilled Trades are for Dummies.” Actually, the trades require a varied skill set. Tradespeople usually possess a keen understanding and high aptitude in mathematics, problem solving, logic and Read more