Interested in taking a career in skilled trades? Megan Bedford, owner and founder of Mugyver Consulting and founder and chairwoman of Desk Free Nation, chats with us about the hows and whys of skilled trade career development for children.

Megan started out as an advertising sales agent with the Yellow Pages and then launched a digital marketing company focusing on home services. After growing that business, she merged it with another agency before selling to Scorpion in 2017. The following year she founded Desk Free Nation, a non-profit organization focused on encouraging young people in pursuing careers in the skilled trades—a dwindling industry.

In this episode of Beyond the Tools, Megan talks about the untapped potential of email marketing, how she uses virtual reality to encourage kids to pursue skilled trade careers, how workspace flexibility transforms the business landscape, and more!

If you want to know more about these topics, tune in to this episode!

Listen in and learn about:

  • Why businesses should capitalize on email marketing
  • Her efforts to nurture the skilled trade industry using virtual simulation games
  • How workspace flexibility promotes business growth

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