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hink back to weekends when you were a child. As mum or dad washed the car, were you the one always tinkering around inside the bonnet, or with your head underneath the vehicle, wanting to know what was what and how everything worked? If that was you, a career as a motor vehicle mechanic could be just the job. And with more than 32 million vehicles on the UK’s roads, the workforce needs plenty of technicians and fitters to keep our cars, vans, motorcycles, lorries, as well as buses and coaches, roadworthy. The number of vehicle maintenance and repair businesses has increased over the last decade by 48%, so there is employment available in this industry. In the south east alone, the automotive retail sector as a whole is set to increase by 17% by 2017. T A finely tuned career A job As A motor vehicle techniciAn or fitter will keep the ever-increAsing number of cArs roAdworthy And offers greAt potentiAl for progression into mAnAgement in the Automotive industry

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2012

Hilary's hello
The home office
Dress to impress
The woman at the top
Your guide to education
Intern success
What do you mean?
CV don’ts
The thrill of the search
Money matters
Moving on.
Let’s get medical
Medical know-how
Caring and sharing
A senior moment?
Keeping it clean
Going global
Funeral services
Home sweet home
Constructing a career
As good as new
Power on
Engineering heroes
Changing gear
A bright spark!
Water work
Bank on it
Insure your career
Nice supplies
Get creative!
Don’t sell yourself short
Food for thought
Hilary Devey Q&A
Get connected
Online round-up

Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2012