Category: Guest Blog Series

Keep Learning… #Because I’m a Tech

August 30th, 2018 by

Rising Technicians, a Tip for Success: Keep Learning by Scott Miller, President & CEO, Interstate Batteries   The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the United States needs at least 120,000 new transportation technicians each year just to meet demand.   The automotive aftermarket is a $277B industry, growing since 2010 and predicted to continue. It’s

Keep Learning… #Because I’m a Tech

August 30th, 2018 by

Rising Technicians, a Tip for Success: Keep Learning by Scott Miller, President & CEO, Interstate Batteries   The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the United States needs at least 120,000 new transportation technicians each year just to meet demand.   The automotive aftermarket is a $277B industry, growing since 2010 and predicted to continue. It’s

Technician Jobs: A Gateway to a Wider Working World

August 2nd, 2018 by

  This blog is the third and final installment in Tony Molla’s three-part series, highlighting the abundance and diversity of opportunities offered by careers in the transportation industry. Read the second installment here.   A Gateway to a Wider Working World Guest Contributor: Tony Molla   When speaking to students at career day events, I

Automotive Career Paths That May Surprise You

July 19th, 2018 by

This blog is the second installment in Tony Molla’s three-part series highlighting the abundance and diversity of opportunities offered by careers in the transportation industry. Read the First Installment here.   Automotive Service Industry Career Paths That May Surprise You Guest Contributor: Tony Molla   Mike Rowe has it right: job growth in STEM careers

Don’t Overlook Automotive as a High-Tech Career Path

July 2nd, 2018 by

  Don’t Overlook Automotive Technology as a High-Tech Career Path Guest Contributor: Tony Molla This blog is the first installment in Tony Molla’s three-part series highlighting the abundance and diversity of opportunities offered by careers in the transportation industry.     Parents, if becoming an automotive technician is not high on your list of career

Shifting the Myth

April 16th, 2018 by

Shifting the Myth Guest Contributor: Tom Gray   Many automotive technicians were inspired to work in this industry for very personal reasons – maybe they grew up working in their family’s repair shop, have a knack for taking stuff apart and putting it back together again or they’ve just always had a passion for cars.