When people think of the auto care industry, vehicle repair often comes to mind. The truth is that this dynamic industry is comprised of over 500,000 businesses, including manufacturers, distributors, parts stores and repair shops, and employs over 4.5 million people in a wide variety of roles.
Career fields in the auto care industry include accounting, customer service, engineering, finance, human resources, inventory management, manufacturing, marketing, research and development, retail, sales, sourcing, supply chain, technical support, training, vehicle repair and more.
The Auto Care Careers online resource center (www.autocarecareers.org) features a robust job board that directly connects auto care industry companies with qualified job candidates.
Job seekers can set up a free profile, upload a resume for viewing by potential employers, choose to make it confidential, designate military status and receive email alerts of new job postings. Employers will find easy online job management, a new downloadable recruitment guide and resume searching access with email notifications when new resumes are posted matching select criteria.
— Courtney Hammer is director of Job and Career Development with the Auto Care Association in Bethesda, Md. Contact her at 301-654-6664, ext. 1067.