Parade Magazine highlighted SkillsUSA and their participation in the 2011 WorldSkills Competition — the Olympics of skilled labor — as a bright spot in economic news.
Thomas Holdsworth of SkillsUSA, said that at a time of sky-high unemployment rates, the competition holds a promise for future jobs: skilled professions offer some of the best opportunities in the country, according to the article.
â€œWith so many baby boomers retiring, thereâ€™s never been a better time to be young and skilled in America,â€ he said. â€œThese men and women will find jobsâ€”without question. But right now, they are working hard to make us proud in London.â€
Erin Uy, Communications & Marketing Manager