S/P2 Careers Joins Forces with the Automotive Recyclers Association
Thursday, April 25th, 2019
Read the press release sent out by the ARA:
Date: April 25, 2019 Contact: Sandy Blalock (firstname.lastname@example.org)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ARA and S/P2 Partner to Assist Automotive Recyclers Fill
the Technician Gap
Manassas, VA – The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) and S/P2 (sp2.org) announced today a partnership to provide ARA members with
access to the S/P2 Careers database of entry-level technician candidates across
the country. Each ARA member will receive a discount to S/P2 Careers that they
can use to recruit students who are in or have recently graduated from
automotive career tech programs.
“Our members are affected by the technician
shortage just like the rest of the automotive repair industry,” said Sandy
Blalock, Executive Director of ARA. “By giving our members access to S/P2
Careers, we’re able to provide a benefit that can help them find the techs they
Of the students who have posted their
resumes on S/P2 Careers so far, more than 40,000 are interested in automotive
service, collision repair, and heavy-duty/diesel career opportunities and now
automotive recycling careers.
“This is a great partnership,” said Kyle
Holt, President of S/P2. “Sandy Blalock is passionate about helping her members
find the technicians they need and attacking the technician shortage head-on.
The ARA members add over 700 employers that can provide great career
opportunities to entry-level technicians across the US. We’re excited to work
with Sandy and the ARA members to help them find candidates near them.”
ARA provides member benefit buying power
programs, discounts, rebates, and rewards to its member automotive recycling
facilities in 50 states across the country.
“We’re proud of the work we do to help our
members,” Sandy Blalock said. “This is the one of the top issues our industry
faces, and ARA is dedicated to helping our members find technicians. It’s good
for our members, and it’s good for the industry.”
Each year, S/P2
provides online training to more than 175,000 workers and students nationwide
on industry-specific safety and pollution prevention, ethics, soft skills, and
human resources topics. S/P2 serves the automotive service, collision repair,
heavy-duty/diesel, welding, construction, cosmetology, and culinary trades.
S/P2 also provides S/P2 Careers – a resume database of tens of thousands of
career tech students looking for career opportunities in their field of study.
For more information, visit www.sp2.org.
Recyclers Association (ARA) is the voice of the professional automotive
recycling industry. ARA’s mission is to advance the automotive recycling
industry and promote its beneficial effects on society. ARA aims to
further the automotive recycling industry and ARA member businesses through
services and programs to increase public awareness of the industry’s role in
conserving the future through automotive recycling and to build awareness of
the industry’s value as a high quality, low cost alternative for the automotive
consumer. For more information, visit http://www.a-r-a.org.
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