Skills Gap Archives - BodyShop Business
These Gift-Giving Opportunities for Body Shops Will Help Schools Train the Next Generation of Collision Technicians

If you’re wondering what your shop can do to bridge the skills gap, the Collision Repair Education Foundation has two ways you can make an immediate impact.

Would Your Body Shop Hire a Convicted Felon?

A new video featuring Mike Rowe takes viewers inside the Vocational Village, a skilled-trades training program within the medium-security Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility.

Universal Technical Institute to Enter New York Metro Market with 13th Campus

The campus marks the company’s first entry into the New York metro area, its 13th campus nationwide and its third smaller-format campus.

Universal Technical Institute Expands Popular Welding Technology Program to Avondale, Ariz., Campus

Student and employer interest in the program is high in anticipation of classes scheduled to begin in January 2018, the institute said.

Mike Rowe Plugs SkillsUSA on ‘Fox and Friends’

In the segment, Rowe talked with anchors Ainsley Earhardt and Steve Doocy about his involvement with the 2017 SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville.

Hollywood’s Portrayal of Skilled Trades Unflattering at Best

A new video asserts that Hollywood’s portrayal of blue-collar workers creates a stigma that discourages people from entering the skilled trades.

Mike Rowe on Skills Gap: ‘To Make America Great Again, We Have to Make Work Cool Again’

The only way to solve the skills gap in trades such as collision repair is to change America’s fundamental perception of the skilled trades, TV personality Mike Rowe recently told Congress.

Mike Rowe on Capitol Hill