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Vocational and Trade

We believe that real work matters, and that includes vocational and skilled trade jobs. Get the latest information on trends in vocational education in the U.S., including salary data, educational requirements, school listings, and more.

By Justin Boyle

Reports are surfacing about a possible shortage of welding jobs in the U.S., and administrators at schools with welding programs need more students to meet the demand. Could a welding career be the right next step for you?

By Jim Sloan

Businesses and students are clamoring for better vocational training, but budget cuts and federal mandates prompt vocational cutbacks.

By Lila Daniels

Honing your communication skills can help you succeed in your job search and in your vocational career. Here are 5 simple ways to pump up your power of persuasion, enhance your explanations, and sharpen those public speaking skills.

By Maryalene LaPonsie

A bachelor's degree is often touted as the ticket to career success, but vocational education and trade school is increasingly becoming the right choice for many job seekers.

By Kenya McCullum

Although traditionally seen as a last resort, enrolling in trade school is increasingly becoming a viable option for students.