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WrenchWay Blog2022-03-04T12:43:29-05:00

Instructor Spotlight: Britton Hill

This article is part of an ongoing series to highlight fun/unique things different schools across the country are doing to attract students to their technician program, keep them engaged in the program, and set them up for a successful career as a technician. Instructor Spotlight: Britton Hill Name: Britton Hill

Perspective of a Young Tech ft. Madelynn Vant Hoff, Don Miller Subaru East

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Madelynn Vant Hoff, Automotive Technician, Don Miller Subaru East. Madelynn talks about her experience as a young female joining the industry, what drove her to the industry, and the importance of having a mentor. Watch the

Beyond the Wrench|

Lithia Motors Finds Success with Reverse Job Posts

It was such a pleasure sitting down with Steve Hamre, National Automotive Technician Recruiting Manager at Lithia Motors, Inc., to discuss how they recently hired a technician at their dealership in Bryan, TX using WrenchWay Reverse Job Posts. Not only did Steve talk about his team's experience with the platform,

Success Stories|

More Profitability, Less Work ft. Mary Kelly, Productive Leaders

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Mary Kelly, Event Leadership Economist, Productive Leaders. Mary shares with us advice on asking for testimonials, how to find quality employees, the importance of having a vision, and overall great tips on how a shop can

Miscellaneous|

Interview Tips for Technicians: How to Get a Feel for Shop Onboarding

This article is a part of a short ongoing series outlining interviewing tips for technicians. We sat down with Garrick Weaver, HR Director from Penn Power Group to get his professional insights on how technicians can make sure they’re asking the right questions in the interview to find the shop

For Technicians|

Thinking About Promoting a Technician to Supervisor? Here’s What You Need to Consider

This article was originally published on the Fullbay blog. There’s no doubt about it—promoting leaders from within is great for a shop. It contributes to greater productivity, employee buy-in, and retention. However, as many already know, the best technicians don’t always make the best supervisors. In this article, we will

Shop Management|

Tackling the Technician Shortage ft. Jason Olinger, Gwatney Chevrolet

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Jason Olinger, Automotive Technician, Gwatney Chevrolet. Jason shares with us his insight on why there is a technician shortage, solutions to help fight the technician shortage, and more. Watch the Full Episode What Caused the Technician

Beyond the Wrench|

Importance of a Good Technician Onboarding Process for Shops

*Image courtesy of WrenchWay Top Shop - Silverdale Autoworks Most shops think they have a good onboarding process in place for technicians. However, according to a WrenchWay Insiders poll, 92% of technicians said their shop’s onboarding process was average at best, with over half rating the process as below average

Shop Management|
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