TEMPTING TOP TALENT

With spring comes the season of hope. However, it also presents a host of new graduates—students that are the ready for hiring in Canada’s collision repair sector. Looking to hire young talent in today’s climate? Collision Repair sat down with new autobody students working in the field to learn what they were looking for when […]

HOPIN’ FOR BUSINESS

Collision repair businesses report dismal start to 2021 BY MAX REID Since February 2020, 71.5 percent of collision businesses have laid off staff members. If your business experienced a grim start to 2021, you’re far from alone. According to Collision Repair magazine’s recent survey results, 73.4 percent of respondents say their collision repair businesses are […]

TOMORROW’S TECHS

The state of the modern autoshop class BY DAVID DICENZO “Trades were seen as dirty jobs and parents didn’t want to get their kids involved. But now there’s a realization this is high-tech stuff, that it’s not just turning wrenches.” – Matthew Lyle, head of technical education, GCVI “I always say that if you invest […]