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Perishable skills

While the industry is focused on attracting and retaining new blood, and rightly so, aptitude for the trade cannot be given a back seat.

While the industry is focused on attracting and retaining new blood, and rightly so, aptitude for the trade cannot be given a back seat. The facts are that, no matter how many bodies we are able to hire, those bodies do not come with any guarantees the apprentice candidates will actually be willing and able to learn the trade and to apply that knowledge in the field.

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