TITLE

New approach needed to fill 60,000 openings in dealership shops

AUTHOR(S)
Kealey, Rob
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;07/10/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5883, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Advises car dealers in the United States on how to address the shortage of automotive technicians. Reasons for the low number of students getting into automotive technology; Shift of the technician from a laborer to a knowledge worker; Recognition of the technician as a technologist.
ACCESSION #
3338927

 

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