There is a stigma about the term "blue collar" - and there shouldn't be!
Industry Week said, "The reality is those jobs are necessary to making and maintaining the things we live in and use every day and will use in the foreseeable future."
These jobs are important and require high skill levels. Plus, they are in high demand right now.
Let's be proud of the term blue collar!
Those skills are in short supply because their very nature and workplace environment have been stigmatized by parents who had achieved financial security as blue-collar workers themselves and envisioned college as a pathway to greater (and cleaner) success then they had achieved.This move deprived students who had an interest to develop their untapped ability to work with both their hands and minds, to have exposure to blue-collar jobs.Read More
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