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Greg Settle

Greg Settle is Director of National Initiatives for TechForce Foundation. TechForce Foundation is 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to champion students to and through their education and into careers as professional technicians.

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Discussing the Skills Gap with Toyota

Nov 27, 2018 11:43:20 AM / by Greg Settle posted in Technician Shortage, tech shortage

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I recently had the opportunity to speak with Michael Medalla, Manager of the Toyota USA Foundation. The Toyota Foundation recently joined TechForce Foundation® as a supporting member, so it was the perfect opportunity to get Toyota’s perspective on the skills gap we are facing as a country, and how our new partnership could contribute to help solving that issue.

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I Experienced my Dream Career Because I’m a Tech

Aug 27, 2018 6:00:00 AM / by Greg Settle posted in Top-dollar Salaries, transportation industry, Automotive technology, Automotive Technician, Tech Career with Mercedes-Benz

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I have been able to do many great things in life because I am a technician. I pursued a profession which played to my innate abilities and passion, and because I’m a tech, I have had a long, successful and impactful career. That career opened up many new career opportunities but at heart, I am still a tech.

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Collective Action is the Answer

Jun 20, 2018 6:00:00 AM / by Greg Settle posted in Technician Shortage, tech shortage, transportation industry, Skilled Trades

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If you have been around the transportation industry for any length of time, the phrase “technician shortage” has to be a familiar one. Other than a brief respite during the Great Recession from 2008 into 2009, this has been the most talked about issue in the industry, bar none. And “talked about” is a generous term. A more apt description might be “talked to death.”

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