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Why Education Is the Solution to the Skilled Labor Shortage

The Hourglass Foundation is among the industry partners tackling America’s skilled labor shortage by creating educational opportunities for younger workers. With large and growing shortfalls in countless segments, employers are encouraged to take an active role.

Dealer Partners Make Moves to Address Technician Shortage

U.S. auto dealers will find it increasingly difficult to maintain fixed ops production and revenue in the face of a nationwide shortage of qualified service technicians and mechanics. Learn which industry partners are tackling this issue head-on and how to take advantage.

New Tools: How Education Can Address the Fleet Tech Shortage

Fleets nationwide are grappling with a serious — and escalating — shortage of qualified car, truck and diesel technicians. The Hourglass Foundation is among the industry partners stepping up to draw more young workers into this exciting, high-paying, technology-focused trade.

“This scholarship is helping me reach one of the biggest goals in my life. Being able to go to college with the help this scholarship is amazing and I feel very honored! Thank you for helping me reach my goals!”

Jaycie — Winner of the The Dick Malcom Humanitarian Scholarship Fund

“I’m so blessed to have received a scholarship from the Hourglass Foundation. This money is going to allow me to pursue my dreams of being a diesel mechanic at Illinois Central College.This money and support from the Hourglass Foundation will not go unnoticed and I’m very appreciative of it! Thank you and God bless”.

Isaac — Winner of the The Dick Malcom Humanitarian Scholarship Fund