Technician shortage Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Sonic Tools USA offers tools to beat back the technician shortage

Andrew Coccari, VP of Sales and Marketing at Sonic Tools USA, delves into the causes of the technician shortage and offers some novel solutions to address the need for help around the country.

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Are the technician shortage tides turning?

TechForce Foundation data shows that nearly 50,000 new automotive technicians joined the workforce in 2022, for a total of over 78,000 in two years.

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Trouble in tire technician town?

There’s no simple solution to the technician shortage, but tire dealers have the tools to calm the waters surrounding the issue.

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Take on Technician Demand Like a Top Shop

We’ve seen actual growth in terms of technicians hired in this industry – that doesn’t mean the technician shortage or demand is going away.

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A VIP Tires Executive’s Secret to Technician Retention

Read what it takes to see success when a new store comes online, how VIP retains its technicians, and expected sales trends during the second half of the year.

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Tire Pros Touts Training, Succession Planning & Mobile Tire Service at 2023 Meeting

During the four-day event, Tire Pros dealers received updates on the business, mingled with their peers and learned about how they can tackle emerging industry trends.

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How to Recruit the Next Generation of Technicians

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

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Top Shop Tips: Recruiting & Retaining Employees

Find out the ways our 2022 Top Shops are recruiting top-notch talent and treating them to promote business loyalty.

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K&M Tire Dealers Go ‘All In’ at 2023 Conference & Trade Show

K&M Tire provided the fun, prizes and resources to dealers during its annual conference and trade show.

Top Shops: Opportunities & Challenges in Today’s Tire Industry

What is one thing that scares you and one thing that excites you about the tire industry?

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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.

Virginia Tire Hires 31 Women and Launches Scholarship

Virginia Tire & Auto, a 2011 Tire Review Top Shop, has hired 31 women over the past year and has plans to hire more, according to co-CEO Julie Holmes. Virginia Tire & Auto has launched a “Women in Automotive” scholarship that will assist in the advancement of women in the automotive industry. The company says

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