Another way to invest in the training and development of your team is by hosting an apprentice. An apprentice is a beginner technician who is learning the trade under the guidance of a more experienced technician. It’s a win-win situation: the apprentice gets to learn from the pros and gain valuable hands-on experience, while you get to help shape the future of the industry and grow your team from within.
A few years back, Dirk Spiers sat as a panelist at an Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) conference where he discussed the disconnect between electric vehicles and the dealership industry. Four years later, Spiers believes the disconnect still exists, and hasn’t been mended in the slightest.