Articles Tagged with ''training''

TIA Boosts Training Efforts With App

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is partnering with a mobile training platform to deliver TIA-approved training in daily, five-minute sessions. The goal is to increase knowledge retention for technicians who have completed a TIA 200- or 300-level course.


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TIA Adds Three Weeks of Virtual Classes to Schedule

The Tire Industry Association is adding three weeks of virtual classes to its December training schedule. The first two weeks will highlight the association's Automotive Tire Service courses and the third week will offer a 200-level Basic Commercial Tire Service training class.


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'Ignorance Is Much More Expensive Than Training'

Cecil Bullard, CEO at the Institute for Automotive Business Excellence, presented a seminar on Diagnosing and Repairing Your Business for the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) being presented online this week. Bullard addressed myths about running an automotive repair shop. 


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How to Catch (and Retain) Great Employees

How to Catch (and Retain) Great Employees

Most independent tire dealers get into the tire and automotive service business because they enjoy fixing vehicles or selling things. Many probably started working for a larger chain or their father/mother/grandparents and got pretty good at fixing and selling, so they thought, “I’d like to be my own boss doing this.”  And they scraped together enough cash, took on enormous debt, and hung their shingle outside. 
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