Why Working in the Trades is Becoming More Relevant

Alexia Smith

January 23, 2019
March 30, 2021
Last Updated

Skilled trades are some of the oldest professions in the world and have evolved with the progression of time and technology. With increasing globalization, the need for specialist workers in trade is on the rise.

The fact is, if you’re looking to work in trade, your skills will prove to be more valuable than an expensive college degree. A relatively well-paying profession, with vacancies opening up all the time, there is never going to be a shortage in demand for workers because skilled trades can’t be outsourced.

As tuition fees are on the rise, people are less likely to go for a college degree in fear of excessive student loans. Careers in skilled trades have become more relevant because, in the time that it takes one person to graduate from college, another person can work, gather experience and become an expert in their chosen trade.

Which Trade is Right for You?

There is no one profession that’s better than the rest — each job has its own importance and anyone looking to make a career for themselves should find an option that suits their particular needs and lifestyle.

Not everyone can handle the demands or regulated hours that come with a traditional career. Others need the extra money but can’t work two separate jobs. Keeping up with the accelerating pace of commerce, and a booming market, there is an increasing demand for professional delivery drivers. An entry-level driver can expect to make up to $60,000 a year and you can start working as a professional driver as soon as you have a valid driver’s license.

The best thing about such jobs is that they provide flexible hours. Drivers who want to work at their own convenience can find options in companies like Dispatch that hire drivers to make deliveries within city limits.

Why Work With Dispatch?

With Dispatch, drivers have total control over their hours, and the deliveries they complete. Dispatch drivers are paid weekly and a transparent payment system allows drivers to check how much they will be paid for potential jobs.

So, if you get off early from work and are looking to supplement your income. As a registered Dispatch driver, you can choose an available delivery job directly from the Dispatch app. Once the delivery is successfully completed, your payment will be deposited in your bank account by the next Monday.

Can I Use My Vehicle to Make Deliveries?

Yes, our drivers use their own vehicles. As long as your vehicle successfully passes a Dispatch-mandated inspection, you can use any vehicle at your behest.

Companies like Dispatch offer their delivery partners a convenient and financially rewarding experience. So if you’re looking for a job in trade, have a driver’s license, and like the idea of flexible hours — go ahead and register yourself as a Dispatch driver!

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