The Trades Podcast

A Podcast About Skilled Trades for Every Step of Your Career

Skilled trade workers are dedicated professionals who make our world a reality. Want to know why your toilet flushes, your house stays the right temperature, and the lights come on? Thank a tradesperson! Every week on this skilled trades podcast, hosts Jeff Mudd and DJ Danny talk with business owners, tradespeople, educators, and representatives from trade organizations. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting on your skilled trade journey, The Trades Podcast has something for you.

What is a Skilled Trade?

A skilled trade is a career that requires specialized hands-on skills and knowledge. Skilled tradespeople receive their education at a trade or technical school. Certain trades also require a period of apprenticeship.

Some of the tradespeople we have spoken to on the show include:

  • Plumbers
  • Pest Control Professionals
  • Electricians
  • HVAC Professionals
  • Roofers
  • Interior Design Companies
  • Construction and Building Companies
jeff and danny in the podcast studio

The Mission of The Trades Podcast

The Trades Podcast exists to serve as a media resource for people across the skilled trades. We want to share relevant and helpful information from experts actively working in their fields. At the same time, we hope our efforts will help inspire the next generation of tradespeople. We want young people to know that skilled trade careers are profitable, stimulating, and rewarding. We hope to help them see the skilled trades as a positive path for their lives and give them resources to make it happen.

Want to Know What’s Going on with The Trades Podcast?

If you are as excited about skilled trade careers as we are, you’ll want to keep up with the latest news from our team. Learn more about our guests and the companies and organizations they represent in our newsletter. Sign up today!

Our Sponsors

At The Trades Podcast, we are dedicated to delivering insightful and thought-provoking content that informs, entertains, and inspires our audience. And we couldn’t do it without the support of our sponsors, who share our commitment to providing quality information and experiences.

Questions About The Trades Podcast?

Below Are Some Common Questions about our Skilled Trades Podcast

Contracting business owners often struggle to find motivated, trained employees to help build a successful, profitable business. It can be frustrating when no one replies to their help-wanted ads, or they are ghosted by potential employees. Appearing on The Trades Podcast lets you tell the story of why your company is a great option for a skilled trades job.

If you are a business owner or professional tradesperson, we would love to hear from you. Contact us and we will set up a time to talk about being a guest on the podcast.

No. All our guests give freely of their time. We provide a place where they can tell their story so that others can learn from their past mistakes and successes.

You can find information about our podcast guests in the podcast summaries on Audible and Apple Podcasts.

The Trades Podcast is affiliated with the Better Business Bureau of San Diego. They have a great recording studio at their San Diego location. We invite out-of-town guests to join us via Zoom. On occasion, Jeff will bring mobile equipment for a remote recording session.

Many of your contracting business clients are struggling to find the trained employees they need to build their businesses. Organizations that support the skilled trades need a platform to show that we are all part of the solution. The Trades Podcast gives the construction trade industry a voice to encourage the continued development of skilled trades careers.

We’re thrilled that you want to sponsor our mission of supporting skilled trades and tradespeople. Simply contact us and we will help you through the process.

Yes. The Trades Podcast partners with other non-profits to provide support. If you need help, drop us a line. We can connect you with several options.

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