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Technician Jobs: A Gateway to a Wider Working World

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 often use my

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Manheim Partners with TechForce Foundation

Manheim Partners with TechForce Foundation to Support Development of Future Auto Technician Workforce Alliance Aims to Address Shortage of Technicians, Invest in Future Talent   ATLANTA and SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA – April 10, 2018 – With a growing industry shortage of qualified auto technicians, Manheim is partnering with the TechForce Foundation on its FutureTech Success® campaign.

Your Guide to Apprenticeships

This article originally appeared on April 3, 2018 in Ratchet+Wrench; written by Travis Bean.   As Sarah Price and Cindy Weinberg take their turns at the podium, they address the store managers, the mentors, the company’s CEO in attendance. Oh, and we can’t forget the most important guests: the employees who have just graduated from Virginia Tire

TechForce and State Farm Donate Car to High School Auto Shop Program

  State Farm and TechForce Foundation partnered to supply a local Phoenix high school with a 2016 Nissan Sentra, to use as a training aid in its auto shop program. The donation is part of the Foundation’s FutureTech Success campaign and presents the first opportunity for Trevor Brown High School students to work on a

ARA Partners with TechForce Foundation to Raise the Profile of Trade and Technical Careers

  TechForce Foundation and the American Rental Association are collaborating to address the technician workforce demand.The American Rental Association (ARA) and TechForce Foundation, Scottsdale, Ariz., are collaborating in an effort to raise the profile of trade and technical careers necessary to support future growth in the equipment rental industry. TechForce Foundation is a leading, educational, nonprofit

AMN Executive Interview With TechForce CEO And Executive Director Jennifer Maher

As the CEO and executive director of TechForce Foundation, Jennifer Maher has a bold vision. “For decades, technicians have been unfairly identified as ‘grease monkeys.’ It’s a label that was never true but, today, is just ridiculous when you consider the complexity of vehicles. Frankly, we’re out to kill that negative image once and for

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