AAG Featured in the Auto Remarketing Podcast

The Automotive Apprenticeship Group recently made an appearance on the Auto Remarketing Podcast. “Tackling the ongoing automotive industry challenge of finding and retaining qualified repair technicians is the focus of this episode of the Auto Remarketing Podcast, featuring Joe Atkinson and Kim Payne of Automotive Apprentice Group.” You can read the full write up by […]

AAG Featured on CBS News: New apprenticeship is putting people on the road to success

Automotive Apprenticeship group was recently featured in CBS News. “DALLAS (CBSNewsTexas.com) – If you’re looking for a career and you like getting your hands dirty while working with cars and trucks, there’s a new apprenticeship program here in North Texas that’s putting people on the road to careers as auto technicians.  Catherine Alvarado loves working on […]

AAG Featured in Spectrum News 1

Automotive Apprenticeship group was recently featured in a story at Spectrum News 1. “My grandfather, he had a few older classic cars, and I was always interested in how they worked and how he got them to where they are today,” says Schumacher.  Schumacher is getting his own hands dirty in an express shop at […]

‘Modern Apprenticeships for Automotive Technicians’ – Autobeat

Apprenticeship programs have proven benefits of developing in-house talent, closing the skills gap, and increasing profitability. A good pipeline of highly skilled labor is essential to the auto industry.  Automotive service technicians are an example of personnel who are in short supply. While we’ll use them as an example, the apprenticeship model is applicable to […]

Essential Skills: Start Here

Many businesses can’t find enough people with the skills they need. Meet Paul. Like many young people, he finished college with no idea of what to do next. For months he drifted from job to job, never feeling that he had found his place. “I was doing one thing for one month and nothing for […]

3 Ways to Boost Your Company’s Profits

Is your company struggling to recruit skilled workers? Are profitable projects sitting on the shelf for lack of able hands? If a shortage of skilled workers is limiting the productivity or growth of your company, you are not alone. Managers and leaders in many industries are facing the same problem. The latest Skills Gap Report […]

Why Your Company Should Invest in Skills-Based Mentoring

As Baby Boomers reach retirement age, many industries are facing a loss of skilled workers. At the same time, the pace of technological change demands that today’s workers acquire new skills rapidly and continue to upgrade their skills while on the job. Rather than waiting, possibly in vain, for a job-ready candidate to walk through […]