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Walmart shows there’s more than one way to fill skilled-trades positions


Since 1982, the number of career and technical education credits earned by high school students has fallen by more than 26%. Now, employers are paying the price, struggling to hire enough people to perform hands-on work that requires some advanced training but not necessarily a college degree. However, one major retailer—Walmart—has decided to address the skilled-trades shortage on its own.


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