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High Demand for Technicians in Heavy Truck & Equipment Industry

Posted by on 12 November 2012

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Every industry is affected by the ups and downs of our economy. In many cases there are more people looking for jobs than there are openings, especially as new waves of graduates attempt to join the workforce. Another side of that struggle is the shortage of skilled workers in the field. The burden of tuition leaves young people who might go to school for technical training unable to. As a result of that, the low numbers of enrollment can lead to some programs shutting down before they even begin. One example of that shortage is of technicians in the heavy duty truck and equipment industries. As the current generation of techs get closer and closer to retiring there is a growing demand for the next wave of workers. Unfortunately the veterans also get "stolen" from dealers, or offered extra compensation to leave their current employer.

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