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Training centers increasingly part of auto landscape

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — With unemployment nationally topping 8 percent, it seems like it would be easy to fill auto industry jobs, but hiring has gotten far more complex. In this PN video, reporter Rhoda Miel looks at how automakers are increasingly turning to training centers, like Chrysler's WCM Academy, to build and maintain skilled workers.

Published: August 29, 2013 11:43 am ET
Updated: August 29, 2013 12:37 pm ET

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — With unemployment nationally topping 8 percent, it seems like it would be easy to fill auto industry jobs, but hiring has gotten far more complex. In this PN video, reporter Rhoda Miel looks at how automakers are increasingly turning to training centers, like Chrysler's WCM Academy, to build and maintain skilled workers.

Miel interviewed executives during the Center for Automotive Research's Management Briefing Seminars, held Aug. 5-8 in Traverse City.

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