Skilled Trades is definitely not one of the most active industries on Twitter, but there are a few employers and organizations that are must-follows if you’re looking to stay connected to the industry.
Check out our top picks for which Skilled Trades-related accounts to follow on Twitter below, including a brief overview and a recent tweet from each account.
This list is by no means exhaustive, so tell us who you follow in the comments section at the end of the article and stay tuned for more Twitter round-ups for other industries.
@TeckResources: Following this Twitter account is a great way to stay up-to-date on the latest news at Teck, Canada’s largest diversified natural resource company.
Teck and BASF Announce Partnership to Reduce Zinc Deficiency through Micronutrient Food Solutionsow.ly/8ImUd
— Teck Resources (@TeckResources) January 27, 2012
@TeckCareers: Although you can find Teck’s student and entry level jobs here on TalentEgg, you can also follow this Twitter account to check out all of the company’s latest job listings.
Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic – Coal Operations – Multiple Locations ow.ly/9sJAX
— Teck Careers (@TeckCareers) March 5, 2012
@camecojobs: Find the latest jobs posted by Cameco Corporation, one of the world’s largest uranium producers accounting for 16% of annual world production. Don’t forget to check them out on TalentEgg too!
— CamecoJobs (@CamecoJobs) February 21, 2012
@CAWICOnline: The Canadian Association of Women in Construction Leadership’s Twitter account is an egg-cellent one to follow (even if you’re a man!) because they are quite active and post a wide variety of interesting information, including news, events, professional development, bursaries, jobs and more.
Here’s how we pay tribute to International Women’s Day – and to women in construction every day –> cawic.ca/Default.aspx?p…
— CAWIC (@CAWICOnline) March 7, 2012
Trades at The Centre
@Wanna_Trade: The Centre for Skills Development & Training tweets a ton of essential reading for any student or recent grad interested in the trades.
Working in the skilled trades? Don’t forget to claim the Tradesperson’s Tools Deduction on your taxes. ow.ly/9DLWI ^ds
— Trades at The Centre (@Wanna_Trade) March 14, 2012
@Skills_Canada: Skills Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in Skilled Trades and Technologies to youth. They tweet a lot about labour market information, upcoming skills competitions and Canada’s own celebrity contractor, Mike Holmes.
Mike Holmes congratulates Team Canada for the nonstop dedication and effort they showed at WorldSkills 2011 in… fb.me/1hpkyWn1y
— Skills Canada (@Skills_Canada) November 21, 2011
Apprenticeship Career Connections
@accfair: Apprenticeship Career Connections is an annual one-day-only career fair for those interested in exciting, rewarding careers in the skilled trades. Following this account is a good way to stay up-to-date leading up to the fair on March 28, plus they occasionally tweet interesting articles related to careers in the trades in Canada.
Skilled trades jobs are among the 10 hottest jobs in Canada! bit.ly/xlGcR0
— ApprenticeshipCareer (@accfair) March 13, 2012
Visit TalentEgg’s Skilled Trades Career Guide for eggs-clusive student and entry level Skilled Trades jobs plus articles and videos to help you hatch your career.