The power of connection

Recently, I came across an article on my LinkedIn feed that mentioned a book titled “Seeing Others: How Recognition Works and How It Can Heal a Divided World” by Dr. Michele Lamont. Dr. Lamont discusses the broader issue of race, but I have also observed this concept from my own vantage point. Across industries and Read More

What can you do with four years?

What takes roughly four years to earn? An electrical, HVAC, or plumbing license in many states. Oh, did you expect me to say college? Because that’s true, too. But I’m guessing many people don’t know that specialty licenses are comparable. In many states, apprentices and trainees need 4,000 hours of documented time under a licensed Read More

Welcome to Real Work — A note from our founder.

I’m glad you’re here. It’s important to me that you understand why we started Real Work. If you’re here, you may already know. In fact, you may see some of your story in ours. Along with many others on our team, I come from the construction and service industries. Early on, I had aspirations to Read More