Friday, July 4, 2008

Hot Career Alert - Auto Mechanic

"Manpower Inc. conducted its annual talent shortage survey for 2007 and it revealed that Sales Reps, Teachers and Auto Mechanics are the top three in-demand jobs." Source blog

A NASCAR report shows that a large number of experienced auto mechanics will retire over the next several years and 35 000 new auto technicians will need to complete training each year and enter the profession.

Did you know you can start training as an auto mechanic online? Most people, including me, didn't know that until recently. Considering that so much of an auto mechanic's work requires equipment, machines and vehicles one might think that online education would be out of the question.

However, combining online classes with apprenticeships in a local auto shop is definitely a solution.

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