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Encouraging the Next Generation of Dealership Employees

Aug 03, 2005

Automotive Career Week, sponsored by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and slated for October 24-29, 2005, is a great time to join your peers across the nation in promoting and participating in one of the most effective “job fairs” ever!Career Week provides a great opportunity to share the excitement found in a retail automotive dealership with students looking to learn more about the industry. Automotive Career Week is an organized, nationally recognized way to reach a new pool of talent and showcase the varied and rewarding careers available in an auto dealership.Participating in Career Week activities can also boost a dealership’s professional image as an involved member of the local community. Students are invited, through their high schools, to attend a Career Week event at dealerships around the country.NADA makes it easy to do with its 2005 Career Week kit, which contains: ·Sample letters to school principals, guidance counselors, local media, etc. ·”How-to” tips on holding an open house. ·Two Automotive Career Week posters. ·Student brochure artwork for you to reproduce. ·A 5-minute Automotive Career Week video. ·A press release and scripts for public service announcements. ·Information on the Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) technician mentoring program and Northwood University’s automotive degree programs. You can order your free Career Week kit in one of four ways: ·Mail a request to: National Automobile Dealers Association Management Education Department Mail Station 12 8400 Westpark Drive McLean, VA22102-3591 ·Fax your request to 703.827.6880 ·Telephone 800.252.6232, ext. 2 ·Order online at