Why millennials are forgoing college for blue-collar jobs


Washington Mayancela decided he wanted his life to be degree-free.

He joins legions of well-schooled millennials bucking the trend of college, taking often dirty but well-paid blue-collar jobs.

Coming out of the shadow of the Great Recession, once-plentiful white-collar jobs are still scarce, many replaced by lower-paid service work.

Mayancela, 20, decided two years ago to start his apprenticeship as a steamfitter…


SOURCE: http://nypost.com/2016/07/31/why-millennials-are-forgoing-college-for-blue-collar-jobs/

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