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Attracting talent to the auto technician field

Intrepid Direct Insurance is announcing an initiative to attract talent to the Auto Aftermarket.  As members of the automotive aftermarket industry, we all know the need to attract much more talent for the future.

Why we need much more talent?

  • The global Auto Aftermarket is projected to exceed $1 Trillion US dollars in five years.*
  • New Technology in vehicles is growing exponentially.
  • A large percentage of the current workforce is retiring.
  • It is important to keep a social connection.

To Succeed at this objective, there are challenges our industry needs to overcome.

  • A false perception of a career in the auto aftermarket – Youth, Parents, Schools, Displaced Workers, and Society in general.
  • Committing dollars with tightening margins.
  • Making time with all the current demands.
  • Securing facilities, technology and tools.
  • Being able to realize or even measure success.
  • Combining resources, partnering with others or building on top of previous efforts.
  • Connecting Socially to spread the message

You and anyone interested in attracting talent to the auto aftermarket industry are welcomed contributors.  Our overall objectives include:

  • Informing all stakeholders about careers in and the state of the auto aftermarket.
  • Spot light on progress being made big and small.
    • Scholarships
    • Associations
    • Industry Experts
    • Suppliers
    • Certifications
    • Technology Community
  • Develop Sprints to achieve specific targets
  • Bring others in to help
  • Social Engagement
David Willett

David Willett

David has been a leader in the auto aftermarket and insurance industries for over 25 years. He was a major player in the development of all aspects including underwriting, actuarial, loss prevention and distribution for the one time market leader in the auto aftermarket space. Personally, David is active with charities like running marathon’s for Team World Vision and family.

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