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Profiled Individual:

Guillermo Gallardo
President
Complete Welding & Cutting Supplies
Pomona, CA

But entrepreneurship is in my genes. At 28, I opened my own store using $50,000 from a loan against my house. It was just a small shop, but within a few years I could afford to open two more. Five years after I went out on my own, I bought the company I started at, after my old boss died.

High School:  La Zaro Cardenas High School
Tijuana, MX
College:  Riverside Community College
Riverside, CA



Careers In Welding News Archive
SkillsUSA Paves the Way for a Bright Future in Welding
Released: July 1st, 2010
 
The 2010 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, held in Kansas City (June 22-25), is proof positive that working hard to achieve skills can help shape a student's future. This year, more than 5,600 students, all state competition winners, competed in a variety of trade, technical and leadership fields. The Welding and Welding Fabrication Contests, as well as the Welding Art Sculpture Demonstration - referred to as some of the most popular events -are great demonstrations of skill and leadership. They also indicate a student's determination to succeed in a welding-related career.
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AWS launches new job board website
Released: June 14th, 2010
 
AWS (The American Welding Society) has launched its new welding job board, www.jobsinwelding.com. This new site provides job seekers with access to over 88% of the current welding job openings. No more searching multiple job boards. www.jobsinwelding.com is the only website you need!
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Welders Take Gold at Skills USA
Released: June 13th, 2010
 
When it comes to earning a perfect gold, College of Eastern Utah's welding department students were perfect last weekend when they brought home eight gold medals from the SkillsUSA state-wide competition held in Salt Lake City.
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Patricia Arquette trades Hollywood for Haiti
Released: May 27th, 2010
 
Actress Patricia Arquette teams up with students in Southwest Miami to build shelters for the homeless in Haiti
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Welding Students Help Build Shelters in Haiti
Released: April 16th, 2010
 
Welding students in Dade County, Florida team up with actress Patricia Arquette to build shelters out of shipping containers for people in Haiti left homeless from the recent earthquake.
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Three Scholarship Deadlines Extended Until May 1, 2010
Released: March 23rd, 2010
 
The deadline has been extended until May 1, 2010 for these 3 scholarships : D. Fred and Marian L. Bove Technical Scholarship, Hypertherm International HyTech Leadership Scholarship, and James A. Turner, Jr. Memorial Scholarship.
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New Video Added - Beyond Arcs and Sparks
Released: March 22nd, 2010
 
Beyond Arcs and Sparks
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The Family That Learns Together
Released: March 16th, 2010
 
Check out this article about Parents and children who take welding classes together.
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Attention all Teachers - check out these new tips
Released: March 16th, 2010
 
 
Welding Professionals - this is for you!
Released: March 16th, 2010
 
Welding Professionals site
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