With job opportunities in the skilled trades more plentiful than ever, many of today’s college-aged adults are giving serious consideration to planning a future where the sky is the limit. Not only are skilled worker salaries better than ever, but the recent pandemic has opened up job and income opportunities that some say are the best in a generation.

Inside the Blueprint visits Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. — one of the world’s most admired companies as rated by Fortune Magazine — to discover where skilled workers are heading. Plus, the many reasons why learning a trade offers a return on investment that four-year college grads can often only dream about.