Construction Business Owner partnered with and to bring you a short question and answer session with ABC’s National Craft Professional of the Year, Holley Thomas. Thomas lives in Double Springs, Alabama, and is a certified welding instructor for KBR. She has worked in the industry since 2009.
1. Find something you enjoy doing, and work at it.
2. Learn as much as you can about your craft—the more you work and know, the more valuable you are to potential employers.
3. Be patient and persevere. Good things come in time.
4. Most importantly, be humble. Don’t boast or brag about your skills—share them with others.