CANADA’S INDUSTRY OFFERS POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS
BY ALLISON ROGERS AND KATE NG
You must be living under a rock if you’ve yet to hear the words skills shortage spoken in your shop. In Collision Repair mag’s recent chats with collision centre staff, one industry-wide challenge has been brought to the forefront: a lack of qualified talent. In fact, the most frequently uttered answers to our SEMA Interview questions regarding collision industry challenges were rooted in talent shortages.
The industry has known of this looming position for quite some time, but one sector can’t solve it all. To solve this current conundrum, we need all corners of this industry to come together.
We asked our readers for their opinions on attracting talent to the trade. See what solutions collision centre owners and industry stakeholders across Canada have to offer.