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TB Live: Tackling the Technician Shortage: What can dealerships do to find and retain technicians?
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
- 03:00 pm
Need help? It could be on the way. Are you looking to fill an opening? Do you find it challenging to retain good talent for your tire and automotive service shop? Join Tire Business Reporter Kathy McCarron as she talks with Jennifer Maher, CEO and executive director of the TechForce Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is to encourage and promote students into careers as professional technicians, and Dan Gilley, president and owner of RLO Training, which provides training for automotive service professionals. They will discuss some of the initiatives underway to encourage young people to pursue an automotive service career and review ways tire dealers and auto repair shops can attract -- and retain -- qualified technicians.