While not everyone may reach the top designation in their career as a service technician, the incentive to try should be present for all employees.
Tire dealers are actively recruiting and retaining employees through job postings, employee benefits and more.
Do you have a plan in place to ensure your business maintains its success after you leave?
It’s apparent that without focused and ongoing efforts by the industry, filling open positions in sufficient numbers is unlikely.
Eleven of America’s top technicians recently competed in Detroit, Michigan to be named the 2022 Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Technician of the Year hosted by DRiV and Garage Gurus. Nominated by their local warehouse distributor, the technicians arrived in the Motor City to compete against each other by completing a custom ASE test.
The Tire Review Crew recently visited the annual K&M Tire Dealer Conference, this year in Kansas City, and while we were there, it was our goal to get a pulse on the industry by tracking down tire dealers and asking them our most burning questions. This week, that question is: What is your technician training
You may be blocking off several hours or days for employees to accomplish their training, whether it be on new industry tools, tires or company best practices and policies in the repair process. But, it seems like shops are busier than ever before, and it can be difficult to find time to schedule training for
Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper’s own Jason Jackson was honored along with 52 other top technicians from around the country at the ASE Technician Awards Reception.
Valvoline Inc. has launched its Auto Career Accelerator (ACA), an online recruiting platform that aims to connect emerging professionals to open positions in the automotive services and heavy-duty industries.
Fifty-two automotive professionals were recognized at the Fall Board of Governors meeting of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
Akron Public Schools and Bridgestone Americas, Inc. announced the new Bridgestone Academy of Applied Engineering and Technology, which will bring a Firestone Complete Auto Care (FCAC) center to East Community Learning Center (CLC) in the fall of the 2018-2019 school year.
Lincoln Tech Expands Partnership With Bridgestone Retail Operations To Provide Nationwide Workforce Development
Lincoln Educational Services Corp., a provider of specialized technical training, has expanded its partnership with Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO), building on its current technician training program. The two organizations aim to grow BSRO’s workforce around the country.