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Bridgestone Donates $100K to TechForce Foundation

Funds will provide scholarships, grants and job resources for students pursuing automotive technician careers.

Nominations Now Open for TechForce’s 2023 Techs Rock Awards

Five professional technicians will be recognized for their contributions as role models in their shops and communities.

Ford Fund Donates $1M to TechForce Scholarships

The new focus on STEM skills fuels the upward professional and economic mobility of the industry, Ford says.

TechForce Announces FutureTechs Rock Awards Winner

The 2023 TechForce Foundation FutureTechs Rock Awards honors young industry leaders.

Recruiting the Next Generation of Technicians

It’s apparent that without focused and ongoing efforts by the industry, filling open positions in sufficient numbers is unlikely.

TechForce CEO: The Tech Shortage Will Pass if the Industry Steps Up Now

This year’s Transportation Technician Supply and Demand report, released Nov. 1, might make you involuntarily suck your teeth. Compiled annually by the TechForce Foundation, the report helps us understand the current and projected shortfalls of professionals needed to service the nation’s automotive fleet. Here’s a breakdown of some of the stats that blew our hair

White Paper Shows Women’s Role in Solving Tech Shortage

TechForce Foundation recently released a new white paper addressing the role that women techs can play in solving the ongoing technician workforce shortage. “Women Techs: Solving the Tech Shortage Problem” goes into detail on how the automotive, aviation, diesel, collision, motorsports and other transportation industry sectors can recruit and retain women technicians and offer professional

Setting Up for Success: The Importance of Onboarding New Employees

Onboarding serves to not only give a new employee practical information that they will need in the job, but having that information gives them confidence as they start out in their new position.

Exploring the Need for Automotive Technician Training and Certification

Within the automotive industry, it’s no secret there’s a technician shortage. But how did it happen? And how can you help make sure these well-paying jobs are filled now and in the future?

TechForce Report Reveals Technician Shortage Getting Worse

Citing both increasing demand for professional techs and a declining supply of new techs entering the industry, the update concludes that the technician shortage is increasing in severity despite industry efforts.

TechForce Foundation Launches New ‘Because I’m A Tech’ Campaign

The campaign, which coincides with Labor Day, is designed to educate teens and parents that there’s more than one road to success.

Maher of TechForce says: ‘We’re Out to Kill That Negative Image’ of the Industry

An executive interview with the CEO and executive director of TechForce Foundation, Jennifer Maher, who shares her bold vision, including ways to attract more technicians to the industry.

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