Encouraging young talented people to join the heavy-duty industry and make a career as a technician has never been more important and in this episode, we talk about how to do it.
Episode 32: As I look back on my career of 22-years in the heavy-duty parts industry I can now see the impact specific educators and mentors had on the trajectory of my career. Without those people, I wouldn’t be where I am today.
Encouraging young talented people to join the heavy-duty industry and make a career as a technician has never been more important.
Our guest today is one of those great people who really care about the industry and want to help young people make a career in heavy-duty. Eric Rubio is a Heavy-Duty Truck Instructor at the Fresno Unified School District.
Question 1: Have you always been an instructor and why are you focused on heavy-duty?
Question 2: What do you enjoy the most about teaching?
Question 3: Tell us something about your students that may surprise us?
Question 4: What trend in the industry do we need to pay attention to?
Question 5: How can the fleets and repair shops that employ heavy-duty technicians do a better job when it comes to encouraging young people to join the industry?
Question 6: If there is one thing you want the listeners to take away from today’s conversation, what is that one thing?
To connect with Eric, check out the show notes of this episode and I’ve included a link to his LinkedIn profile.
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