Not everyone is suited to a white-collar career or wants to get the four-year degree that these jobs typically require. But that doesn't mean you have to turn your backon a great salary, exciting work, and a profession that commands respect. Joe Lamacchia is proof. After graduating high school, he said no to college - and found personal and professional success as the owner of a thriving landscaping company.He also started BlueCollarandProudofIt.com, a resource for people who want to find work in the skilled trades. Blue-collar workers build and maintain our bridges, keep our cars running, fix our plumbing, and provide vital services to every home.
Blue Collar and Proud of It gives you the information you need to pursue a stable, enjoyable, well-paying job - one that makes a difference every day in your community. Whether you're just out of high school, have been a victim of downsizing, or are looking for a new direction, Lamacchia explains all the options, outlines the necessary training, and delivers true stories of people who have made their own way in the blue-collar world.