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Kin Barcinas

  • Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Employer: SPC, Inc. (located in Greenbrier, AR)
  • Trade: Plumbing Apprentice - Level 4
  • Goals: I would like to obtain my master plumbing license within 18 months or so.

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A career as an electrician is practically recession-proof, and ACEF can connect you with Arkansas’ top employers!

Whether you’re entering the job market for the first time, or switching careers, it’s important to focus on the long-term stability of your chosen profession. Many high-tech and retail companies are particularly vulnerable to economic conditions, and even long-term employees aren’t safe from layoffs. On the other hand, there are many great opportunities for professionals entering the skilled trades, with tens of thousands of unfilled jobs currently available for people with the right training and qualifications.

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If you’re trained in carpentry, you’ll always have a job! Let us help you get prepared!

For the past couple of decades, the news has constantly been full of talk of new high tech careers, and it only makes sense. We live in a high tech world, and even though we can’t always predict the future, it’s a safe bet that we’re going to continue to find ways to automate more processes, and use technology to replace many outdated careers. But no matter how many improvements that we make to modern computers and the information highway, we will never replace the need for carpenters and skilled craft professionals.

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Getting your wires crossed at work? Maybe it’s time to consider an electrical apprenticeship!

There’s no doubt about it: We live in the information age, and there aren’t many aspects of our lives that aren’t improved or influenced by technology. Many of the latest technological advancements now allow us to make changes sitting at a desk entering a few keystrokes into a computer. But that doesn’t change the fact that we will still always need people who know how to work with their hands, and aren’t afraid to “get under the hood” and deal with wiring and circuitry.

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