^ Training under Experienced Welders is Invaluable for Rookie Welders
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Although President Obama later apologized to an art history professor, he was only echoing the truth when he said folks can make a lot more by learning a trade than with an art history degree.
Blame it on negative perceptions since the 1970s. Blame it on the get-rich-quick mentality. Young Americans don’t look at welding with promising eyes.
Manufacturing built the U.S. economy between 1900 and 1950. Outsourcing, automation, and cheap imports shrunk the manufacturing sector in the 1970s. Welders were suddenly unwanted. Read More