Auto manufacturers providing better work-life balance to attract women

Kelly Taylor, Automotive News Canada November 9, 2021 Lauren Tedesco, VP of Learning and Development at the APMA, is quoted in this piece about how the auto sector needs to continue marketing themselves as workplace destinations to address the gender imbalance on the factory floor. Read article here.

Canada’s auto industry is training for a wave of jobs never seen before

Anita Balakrishnan, The Logic November 5, 2021 “That war for talent is raging across Canada,” said Lauren Tedesco, VP of Learning and Development at the APMA. The APMA has designed its new Digital Learning Program to ease this transition point in the industry with the factory floor in mind. Read article here.

L&D Leaders Weigh in on the Current State of Workforce Reskilling and Upskilling

Rallyware August 25, 2021 Lauren Tedesco, VP of Learning & Development at the APMA, is quoted on future of work. “At 10k feet up, we need culture to change so   workplaces can incorporate education into their business model. At ground level, education needs to be accessible for SMEs -the backbone of our economy.” Read article here.

2021 Canadians to Watch: Trail Blazer trains brains

Automotive News Canada July 21, 2021 Lauren Tedesco, Vice President of Learning and Development at the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, is featured in the fourth annual Canadians to Watch.  See feature below:

Lauren Tedesco joins Good Mornings with Bilal Vakani

Good Mornings with Bilal Vakani, Canada Talks, SiriusXM channel 167 July 14, 2021 Lauren Tedesco, VP of Learning and Development with Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the new EDI Fund which opens pathways of opportunity for underrepresented communities, and APMA’s efforts to build the workforce of the future for Canada’s auto sector. Listen here.

Parts association’s new online program addresses shortage in skilled trades

Paul Brent, Automotive News Canada January 13, 2021 The Ontario auto parts industry is launching a new digital skills training platform this spring to address the growing shortage of skilled trades workers in the auto sector. The online learning platform from the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (AMPA) will offer programs in areas such as health […]