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Finding Techs for Your Auto Body Shop (VIDEO)

How to find, train, cultivate and retain technicians in your shop.

VIDEO: Understanding the Collision Tech Shortage

Understanding the tech shortage and what body shops can do to find qualified techs.

Enterprise, Ranken Launch Tech Development Program

Designed to attract and develop entry-level talent to fill essential roles within the collision industry, the program is piloting at four schools across the country.

VIDEO: Finding and Retaining Techs

MSO Tom Martin discusses his methods for finding and supplying his three stores with fresh talent.

Preparing the Next Generation of Collision Techs

Two trade schools are undertaking groundbreaking initiatives with the goal of supplying the collision industry with better prepared techs.

VIDEO: Recruiting Techs

Dustin Peugeot of the Matrix Trade Institute discusses shops’ recruitment methods and whether or not they’re working.

TechForce Report Reveals Transportation Tech Shortage Continues to Worsen

Overall Gap in Supply and Demand of Transportation Technicians
Continues to Grow Despite Slight Uptick in Diesel Certifications

COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Value of Transportation Techs

The COVID-19 pandemic has shattered many preconceived notions about careers and technology, says the TechForce Foundation.

Sherwin-Williams, Larsen Motorsports Name Scholarship Winner

Sherwin-Williams and Larsen Motorsports have named the first recipient of the Blazing Trails Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)3) created to address the technician shortage.

How the Department of Labor Helps You Hire Veterans

The organization is committed to working with employers like you – those who know that hiring veterans is not only the right thing to do, but it’s good for business.

AutoNation Launches National Campaign to Recruit Skilled Service Technicians

AutoNation announced that it plans to recruit and hire more than 500 service technicians to fill positions in its service and collision centers.

Tech Shortage Basics: Auditing Your Tech Friendliness

A study, “Transportation Technician Supply Report,” shows that there were 8,566 total postsecondary completions for collision in 2011 versus 5,791 in 2016, with a new entrant demand of 17,200 technicians compared to supply of 5,791 completions in 2016.