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Well who's coming to breakfast this hour.
Here was one of our clues he's no stranger to hard work -- done over 300 jobs that most people would avoid we're of course talking about.
And hopefully -- and everything.
It's like to be had thank you it's great to have you can't.
You know we on this show we talk a lot about how many people don't have jobs as it turns out there are a lot of people who don't have jobs but if they had a skill.
They can be working right now.
It's the to me the the scarier statistic and unemployment is the skills gap right.
Two and a half three million jobs available right now.
I've heard this for eight years from virtually every dirty job -- I worked with who looks to employ people it's really really hard to identify the right mix of skilled.
And willingness in this market it's just not there for it's -- when I was in college one -- I was a plumber.
One year I was a -- and those are hard jobs you know as you have said famously before.
I would wake up cleaning go home during the credit them today.
In fact you were talking about your grandfather when you were in front of the US senate where you made this appeal.
About two years ago watching us.
-- -- -- Never W night I felt that pretty compelling but you did you you're there in the senate talking about how there's -- skills gap.
And it if people were interested in going out.
And get a job they become a plumber.
It's so tempting I mean what.
What Brian was just talking about being the amount of student loans right now it's north of a trillion dollars -- total.
You've got more kids with degrees who were unemployed and so many that have jobs are in fields they didn't even study for.
There's a huge disconnect and it's one of the things that we're trying to talk more and more about I don't think those things in our our problems so much is reflections.
Of what we value sure and that was basically the message to.
To congress and honest -- if you'll let me show you this I think I've identified the source of all saying.
The worst divisive ever seen was on my guidance counselors wall 35 years ago -- this whole notion of work Smart not hard you know and promoting.
One specific type of education at the expense of the other.
And then portraying these stereotypes that are still with us right I mean we're still clinging to the idea that the diploma is somehow more important in the ranch but.
Most of the jobs that are available right now require -- skilled degree so what we did was we just turned around and you know made a slightly better poster for our time we zoom into that because that guy right there is familiar.
I assume the role of the -- the fact that I had so I'm the guy and that I can't get a job I'm living on my mother's -- this fellow over here -- far more inspirational figure.
Who has no -- who has a job and maybe your future so.
You got a diploma he got a job.
If we make choices -- we do.
-- -- that you got a website right profoundly disconnected.
Dot com we just rolled it out we've got some big companies helping some caterpillars been amazing.
In Vegas right now I was -- two months ago.
The cat dealer down there has like literally twenty heavy equipment jobs available -- great jobs and stay with 14% unemployment can't find it.
Can't find the people need skill labor.
Which is something he would know about mr.
dirty -- itself micro you're very kind thank you very much -- place.
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