There’s no doubt that we live in a digital world. We use technology to get our work done, to be entertained, and everything in between. Many children in school will one day have careers that don’t exist yet, and seeking high tech jobs presents an interesting mix of risk and reward. A handful of entrepreneurs come up with a great idea and convert it into a fortune, but the majority of employees at high-tech companies know that the only thing between a long career and getting laid off is a bad day at the stock market. The good news is that no matter how advanced that future technology becomes, it will still probably be powered up in the same way. The skilled trades are consistently considered recession-proof, and growing. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, career opportunities as an electrician will grow by 9% through 2026, and median earnings in Arkansas exceed $40,000 a year!