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Recruiting the Next Generation of Technicians

Without focused and ongoing efforts by the industry, filling open positions in sufficient numbers is unlikely.

Yes, There IS Something We Can Do About The Tech Shortage

Doug Kaufman and Mike Pressendo discuss TechForce Foundation’s Pipeline to Placement for technicians.

Training Needs Change But Need For Training Doesn’t (Podcast)

Doug Kaufman speaks with Duane “Doc” Watson, technical trainer at Bosch, about today’s training opportunities.

Why Guaranteed Pay Is Not the Answer To The Tech Crisis

The secret to success is to incentivize technician productivity, and then empower them to hit their goals.

Are Today’s Graduates Prepared To Be Tomorrow’s Tech Pros?

With a potential shortage of nearly 650,000 technicians on the horizon, who will fill the openings?

Technician Demand Will Outpace Supply 5-1, Says TechForce

New report reveals demand for new technicians nearly doubled since 2020.

A Shortcut Is Not a Better Fix To The Technician Shortage

The technician shortage is not a new problem, nor does it need experimental, unproven solutions.

BodyShop Business, WIN To Hold Event On Tech Shortage

We’re trying to help solve the tech shortage! Join us at BodyShop Business HQ where we’ll present results from our in-depth, nationwide study.

IMR Inc. Publishes Top Challenges For Shops, Techs

29.2% of shop owners said finding high quality technicians who are reliable and knowledgeable is a challenge.

Hendrick Automotive Group Pledges $1 Million As Construction Starts On Newest Wake Tech Facility

Automotive industry icon Rick Hendrick helped kick off construction of Wake Tech’s new automotive training facility in Raleigh, North Carolina, with a $1 million gift from Hendrick Automotive Group and by unveiling the name, “Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence.”

Tech Shortage Basics – Auditing Your Tech Friendliness

You’ve heard it time and time again, and probably more than you’d like to hear it, but the technician shortage is a very real problem facing the industry. And, it’s a problem you should start addressing now.

TechForce Foundation Report Reveals The Severity Of The Vehicle Tech Shortage

Based on an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) data, TechForce found that the estimated demand for “new entrant” vehicle technicians is much higher than previously reported.