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What’s New in Automotive? ft. Dan Shine, Automotive News

Episode Description Labor shortages, parts shortages, advances in technology… Keeping up with what’s going on in the automotive industry is no easy task. Dan Shine, Senior Editor, Automotive News, joins us to discuss some of the most talked about topics in the automotive industry right now and how the industry

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5 Ways to Recruit Veterans to Your Shop

Technicians are in high demand across the entire country, and veterans who have experience as military technicians offer a unique skill set that can bring a lot of value to shops. Of course, military veterans will apply through regular job postings from time to time. But, shops that take the

The Future of Analytics & Service ft. Marcus Aman, Bayley

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, Marcus Aman, CEO and Co-Founder of Bayley Service Intelligence joins us to talk about the tool he created to help shops measure data and increase profit, the importance of analytics, and the future of service work. Watch the Full Episode

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Instructor Spotlight Series: Jack Stow

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: Jack Stow School: North Kansas

Growing High School Automotive Programs ft. Ben Zimmerman, Verona High School

Episode Description In this week's episode of Beyond the Wrench, Ben Zimmerman, Automotive Teacher, Verona High School joins us to talk about the increase in enrollment in his program, the support he receives from the industry, and how he teams up with local schools to run his advisory board meetings.

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13 Best YouTube Channels for Technicians

We recently asked our network of auto, diesel, and collision technicians for their favorite industry-related YouTube channels (besides WrenchWay, of course). According to the poll we posted on Shop Talk, Humble Mechanic and Flat Rate Master were among the top favorites, gathering 37% and 21% of the votes, respectively. Check

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Bettering Your Business ft. Craig Zale, Craig’s Car Care

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, Craig Zale, CEO, Craig’s Car Care joins us. Craig shares his perspective on investing in training, the importance of culture, and how to be profitable. Watch the Full Episode Investing in Training For most people in this industry, if we're

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Roundtable Recap: How to Get the Most Value From Your Advisory Committee

Recently, three amazing automotive educators joined us to discuss how to drive engagement at advisory committee meetings. Check out the full recording and event highlights below. Watch the Recording Importance of a Strong Advisory Committee Advisory committees allow instructors to develop industry partnerships. Those partnerships can act as advocates for

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TechMission 2022 Recap: Promote and Improve Technician Careers

Last week, we hosted our third annual TechMission event. We want to give a HUGE shout-out to all our panelists, moderators, sponsors, and attendees. Without your support, we wouldn't be able to host an event like this. This year, our theme was “Promote and Improve Technician Careers.” We know how


Breaking Down Diagnostics ft. Matt Fanslow, Riverside Automotive & Pedro De La Torre, Logic Auto

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Matt Fanslow, Diagnostic Technician/Shop Manager, Riverside Automotive, and Pedro De La Torre, Technician, Logic Auto. Matt and Pedro discuss what motivates them in the automotive industry, changes in the industry, and a class Pedro is teaching

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