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  • Do You Work in One of the Deadliest Jobs in America?

    More than 13 Americans die from work-related injuries each day. It might sound like the odds are in your favor, but that all depends on what trade you're in.

  • How to Bring Young Blood to the Construction Labor Force

    HomeAdvisor identifies some barriers that builders face in filling construction jobs, and offers tips to bring young skilled labor into the fold.

  • A Strange Motorized Work Station

    Part toolbox, part work bench, and part golf cart—this one-of-a-kind contraption is all incredible.

  • Could a Robot Replace You?

    This 5-foot mechanical wonder can drive, climb ladders, and move 2x4s.

  • What’s the Best Trade?

    CareerCast just released a list of the top 200 careers for 2014—many of them in the trades.

  • Letter to the editor: Nail Gun Safety

    A university professor takes issue with my attitude about safety, saying I blamed the victim of a shot to the heart with a nail gun when I should have focused on the tool.

  • 70 Years of Riveting

    Not convinced the ladies are cut out to use tools? Well then talk to this one – she’s been at it since 1942.

  • Kiss Me—I'm a Tradesman

    National Tradesmen Day promotes the idea that we as a country need to train more skilled tradesmen because there will be a severe shortage when the current generation of tradesmen retire.

  • How Would You Rank Your Trade?

    In their annual Jobs Rated Report, rates professions based on income, work environment, stress, and hiring outlook. The list below is a selection of jobs from the 2013 report.

  • SiteLines: Training Day

    If there's one thing that gets swept aside in the constant rush to put out daily fires and meet long-term deadlines, it's our ability to educate and train our teams – rookies and veterans alike – on an ongoing basis.