Notable Women In Automotive

In light of International Women’s Day, here are 5 women who have shaped the automotive industry into what it is today. Hedy Lammer – Inventor of GPS The actress was fascinated with military weapon systems and spent her film breaks in a caravan experimenting with technology. In 1940, she invented a Frequency Hopping System, a

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DRIVE MY CAREER REVEALS INSIGHTS TO HELP DEALERS IMPROVE THEIR RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Drive My Career has published the results of its latest survey aiming to help dealers secure a higher job application intake, including an analysis of potentially misleading job titles. Drive My Career (DMC) polls its target audience regularly to investigate trends and perceptions of recruitment within the automotive industry. The most recent survey, which ran

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DRIVE MY CAREER PROMOTES CAREERS IN AUTOMOTIVE AT THE BRITISH MOTOR SHOW

NFDA’s employment initiative Drive My Career’s presence at the recent British Motor Show drew large numbers of young people interested in starting a career in the automotive industry. The Drive My Career team engaged with young people and their families to highlight that while the perception that working in the automotive industry usually means either fixing

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Drive My Career at The British Motor Show

The British Motor Show is back and once again the Drive My Career team will be present to demonstrate why young people should consider a career in the automotive industry. To many, the prospects of working within the automotive industry benefit those who want to become mechanics and technicians. And whilst the industry offers great

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Cover Letter Tips

A cover letter is an important document to include in your job applications along with your CV. Here are some of our tips to make sure your cover letter is the best it could be! Tailor your cover letter to the job applicationEmployers want to read a cover letter that is relevant to their company

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DEALERS AND DRIVE MY CAREER CELEBRATE WOMEN’S DAY TO HIGHLIGHT OPPORTUNITIES IN AUTOMOTIVE

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2021, Drive My Career shares success stories and testimonials of women working in the automotive industry across different business areas. International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. The theme

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Finding the right job for you

Job searching can be really daunting, especially when you’re not quite sure what you want to do. It might seem like everyone has a plan and their careers figured out but that can change, multiple times actually! Speaking from experience when I was fresh out of school I was looking to do a degree in

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DRIVE MY CAREER REACHES OVER 600,000 PEOPLE DURING APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

Drive My Career members have taken part in the third ‘Apprentice Takeover’ campaign to raise awareness of the multiple apprenticeship opportunities in the retail automotive industry during the National Apprentice Week 2021 which took place between 8 and 14 February. Drive My Career is the employment platform launched by the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA)

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Sytner Group launches Driven by Design competition to support teachers and parents during lockdown.

Sytner Group, in partnership with the Institute of the Motor Industry, is launching a new competition named Driven by Design to support secondary school students, parents, guardians and teachers with the immense pressure that they currently face when it comes to juggling home schooling and their other life commitments throughout lockdown. Sytner Group has a

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Mental Health, Anxiety and Stress Tips – Ben

Ben is the charity dedicated to supporting the people of the automotive industry – people just like you! The charity works with people to improve their lives by enhancing their health and wellbeing through its free and confidential online self-help, helpline and support services. Ben provides life-changing support to those facing crisis, as well as

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