The Preferred Pathways of Tomorrow’s Technicians: Insights from CmySkills’ Community Survey

When faced with the crossroads of career decisions, the compass of choice among the automotive enthusiasts of CmySkills’ robust Instagram community of over 400k followers points decisively toward the sectors that promise not just a paycheck, but passion and personal fulfillment.

Collision Space: The Leading Preference

A striking 49% of respondents envision their future amidst the transformative world of collision repair. This preference echoes a broader trend: a desire to restore, to bring back the aesthetics and integrity of vehicles after an accident. It’s a craft that combines artistry with technique, and the satisfaction derived from a visible, tangible transformation is unmatched.

The Allure of Dealership and General Repair

Meanwhile, the general repair and maintenance space garners a significant 30%. It’s the heartbeat of the automotive service industry, where variety and the unpredictability of day-to-day challenges appeal to those who seek a broad skill set and direct interaction with car owners.

The dealership space, with its sleek showrooms and association with specific prestigious brands, has attracted 21% of our followers. It’s a domain that offers specialization in the latest automotive technology and models, often backed by the strength and resources of automotive giants.

Why These Preferences Matter

The data reflects more than just numbers; it represents the beating heart of our community’s aspirations. Let’s delve into what these preferences say about the future of automotive service:

– Skill Specialization: The interest in collision space suggests an enthusiasm for specialization. These technicians are not just problem-solvers; they’re craftsmen and restorers.

– Brand Loyalty and Technology: The draw to dealerships indicates a group who values association with established brands and the cutting-edge technology that comes with them.

– Versatility and Customer Service: Those inclined towards general repair appreciate the diversity of tasks and the joy of customer interaction. They are the general practitioners of the automotive world.

Conclusion: A Community Driving Change

CmySkills’ Instagram survey paints a vibrant picture of a community eager to engage with the automotive industry in dynamic and diverse ways. It’s clear that our followers are not looking for just any job in the auto industry; they are seeking roles that resonate with their individual passions and strengths.

The results of this survey are a guiding light for CmySkills as we tailor our resources, training, and forums to meet the specific interests and needs of our community. We are committed to fueling these aspirations with knowledge, opportunities, and an ever-growing network.

Whether it’s reviving the beauty of a car in the collision space, representing the excellence of a dealership, or providing the essential services in general repair, CmySkills celebrates and supports all paths chosen by our followers. Together, we’re not just tuning engines; we’re gearing up for a revolution in the automotive service, maintenance and repair industry.

Join the community that’s driving the future at CmySkills – where your passion for cars meets your career ambitions.

Stay tuned to CmySkills for more insights into the automotive repair industry and connect with us on Instagram and our Facebook Auto Technician forums for regular updates and discussions.

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For those interested in staying updated with trends in the automotive repair industry, make sure to follow us on Instagram @CmySkills.   For more insights into the automotive repair industry, stay tuned to our blog at, join the conversation on our Facebook Auto Technician forum and follow us on our rapidly growing groups on Instagram, TikTok and LinkedIn

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