TAYSAD’s Push for 20,000 Careers in the Automotive Industry

TAYSAD’s Push for 20,000 Careers in the Automotive Industry

As a family company of three generations, Temel Gaskets gives great importance in investing in the future of the global automotive industry. It’s clear, to anyone with the slightest intention of long term planning, the future of this industry is in the hands of the individuals who may still be in school. They are the ones who will come up with something that may appear impossible at the moment, they are the ones who will find ways to increase efficiency beyond what may be thought as unobtainable and they are the ones who will teach us what the global market expects to see several years down the road. To make all this possible, as the current players of the market, it’s our responsibility to provide the necessary platform. During Leadership 2.0 at Northwood University last year, a recurring theme was that in the auto industry, an individual only looks for a job one time, that’s when they are first hired. This we know is very true. While the dynamics are changing every other year, the auto industry still remains as a place of lifetime career. Not surprisingly, very similar to the initiatives of the Auto Care Association in creating career opportunities for newcomers, TAYSAD in Turkey has been working on several programs to attract recent graduates to join the automotive industry. This is no coincidence and it’s not purely a result of any specific interaction between the two associations. The associations understand the needs of their markets and the good ones make a focused effort to respond those needs. In this case, the needs of both markets are aligned. In fact, this is a common need globally. The...