Spotlight On Carrie Carmell Long

This month’s spotlight features Carrie Carmell Long, a block 3 apprentice auto body and collision technician with Dana’s Collision Center in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Carrie grew up with a love for cars but did not necessarily want to become a mechanic. Instead she chose to pursue an apprenticable red seal trade which allows her to…

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Did you know that there are many pathways to start an apprenticeship? In New Brunswick you may enter through pre-apprenticeship, direct entry apprenticeship, or pre-employment. Pre-apprenticeship is available to high school students. By choosing this pathway, students may get hours credited towards an apprenticeship before they even graduate. Credit is now given for time obtained…

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The Importance Of Failure

Failure is not the opposite of success. It is part of success. When you hear the word failure or anticipate a possible failure, what comes to mind? Do you think of fear, shame, embarrassment, anxiety, the value of your own self-worth? If so, you are not alone. Many of our network participants have a negative…

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