Take heart if you are unemployed but good at working with your hands.
Students in some skilled trade programs at Pitt Community College will be stepping out into a workplace after graduation that is clamoring to hire them.
For example, the improving economy has created a demand for a new breed of machinists, skilled at making parts by using computer software to design and to create the programs that run the computer numeric-control machines. These computer-trained machinists are sought by Flanders Corp, an air filtration products manufacturer headquartered in Washington, N.C.
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