I think we can all agree that 2020 was a year for the books. It may not have been easy, but we’ve pulled through and we’re looking forward to 2021.

Even though we really only launched the WrenchWay blog six months ago, we wanted to take a look back at the most popular WrenchWay blog articles of 2020 and share them with you.

We hope you all are having a great holiday season, and we look forward to bringing you more great content in 2021!

Top 5 WrenchWay Blog Articles of 2020

1. What to Wear to a Mechanic or Technician Job Interview

Technicians are battling to try to change the perception of their profession and the industry in general to earn more (well-deserved) respect for what they do. An easy way to start giving the technician profession a more professional name is by dressing appropriately for an interview. In this article, we offer some tips for what to wear to a technician job interview.

2. Why Technicians Aren’t Applying to Your Shop or Dealership

Going up against a technician shortage, it’s never an easy task to find and attract quality technicians to any shop or dealership. However, we have found a few commonalities between the shops/dealerships that don’t get many applicants from their technician job postings. Check out the article to learn more.

3. How to Create a Career Development Plan for Technicians

One of the biggest complaints we hear from technicians is they are often frustrated with their employers because they don’t provide a clear path for career growth. It’s imperative for shops and dealerships to develop a career development plan for technicians in order to keep them in the industry. In this article, we outline six steps to creating a career development plan for technicians.

4. Paint a Career Path for Technicians

Technicians are desperate for their employers to understand that they want a plan for their future. It’s common for any employee to put a lot of value into having a career path laid out for them, but technicians often get the short end of the stick with this. In this article, we talk about how to lay out a career plan for technicians that are looking to advance within the shop.

5. 5 Major Takeaways From TechMission

This year we held our first ever virtual event, TechMission. If you weren’t able to attend TechMission, we’d highly recommend checking out the recordings on WrenchWay’s YouTube channel. In case you’re just looking for a quick recap, we’ve summarized the five major takeaways from the event.

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