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His razors are of the first quality.

Fayetteville Weekly Observer, 10 January 1827.

New Barber Shop.

“Act well your part, there all the honor lies.”

HORACE HENDERSON respectfully informs the gentlemen of Fayetteville, and the public generally, that he has taken the shop on Gillespie street formerly occupied by D. 108 more words


Can a student really go to college for free while working?

Post written by guest blogger: Amy Koning, GRCC, Associate Dean; Workforce Development

Educators and Parents:  Do you know a student that likes to work with their hands?  119 more words


Sign up to attend the Junior/Senior Job Fair

Several times a week at the turn of the calendar year, we start receiving calls from employer partners inquiring how to gain access to students who will be seeking summer employment or entering the workforce after graduation.   122 more words

Career Planning

Visual Aids help to translate Word Problems for Apprentices

Drawing diagrams organizes numerical and spatial information such as dimensions, and makes relationships between numbers and dimensions more apparent. The process of drawing and labelling the diagram helps apprentices visualize the problem and understand which numerical information is relevant. 148 more words

Construction Industry

Justin Trudeau tweet helps Windsor-made #BecauseIts2016 video

First, a tweet by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Next, a social movement.

One tweet by the prime minister on Friday dramatically increased views of a video showing women in jobs usually dominated by men. 538 more words

Local News

How Instructors Can Control the Difficulty of Questions

Instructors ask about 100 questions per hour in a typical classroom setting. As instructors, we use questions when we teach and assess apprentices. If you think about it, apprentices can pass or fail courses depending on their ability to answer a set of questions. 419 more words

Construction Industry

EVENT: Industry Night for skilled electricians on January 26

COOPERSVILLE January 8, 2016– The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 275 is looking for experienced electricians who are ready to work.

Michigan currently has a shortage of skilled electrical workers, and electrical contractors in West Michigan are in need of talent. 138 more words

Skilled Trades