About Sara Kerwin

Sara Kerwin is the Director of Marketing at WrenchWay. She's an experienced marketing professional with a passion for lead generation, SEM, and content marketing.

How to Create an Employee Referral Program For Your Repair Shop

2021-04-21T09:01:18-05:00By |WrenchWay Weekly|

In this episode of WrenchWay Weekly, we discuss employees referring friends and family for job openings. Watch the full episode, or review the episode highlights below. Do Repair Shops Have Employee Referral Programs? A recent WrenchWay Insiders poll asked, “Does your shop have an employee referral program that incentivizes employees for referring friends/family for open

New at WrenchWay: School Connect & Activity Tracker

2021-04-19T14:10:44-05:00By |Beyond the Wrench|

Episode Description This week, Mark Wilson, Co-Founder & CEO of WrenchWay, joins us again to discuss what’s new with WrenchWay. We discuss the new School Connect tool that allows schools to connect with local shops, and the new activity tracker that allows shops to always be recruiting. Watch the Episode About Our Host: Jay Goninen

Successful Community Effort to Impact Tech Shortage

2021-04-12T16:07:48-05:00By |Beyond the Wrench|

Episode Description On today’s episode, we’re talking with Sue Dickson, Owner & Operator of Closs Tire & Auto, and Jack Wilson, Auto Service Instructor at Lake County Tech Campus, to learn about how their local community has worked together to successfully make an impact on the technician shortage. Watch the Episode About Our Host: Jay

Sitting Down with Jim Mathis, Owner & CEO, WyoTech

2021-04-05T12:32:55-05:00By |Beyond the Wrench|

Episode Description On this week’s episode, we have an intimate discussion with Jim Mathis, Owner & CEO of WyoTech, about his history and how he came to lead WyoTech. Watch the Episode About Our Host: Jay Goninen President, WrenchWay & Find A Wrench jay@findawrench.com | 608.512.7330 About Our Guest: Jim Mathis Owner & CEO, WyoTech

Technician Recruitment

2021-03-29T09:30:12-05:00By |Beyond the Wrench|

Episode Description Steve Hamre, National Technician Recruiting Manager for Lithia Motors, joins us for an engaging conversation about the value in technician career development, attracting more young people to skilled trades, and resumes tips for technicians. Watch the Episode About Our Host: Jay Goninen President, WrenchWay & Find A Wrench jay@findawrench.com | 608.512.7330 About Our

March WrenchWay Roundtable Recap: Women in Wrenching

2021-04-16T11:40:39-05:00By |News|

This week, we hosted our monthly WrenchWay Roundtable. This month’s topic was “Women in Wrenching: How Do We Attract More Women to the Industry?” The full recording is available below and on WrenchWay’s YouTube channel, which we highly recommend watching. We’ve also included highlights of the event below. About Our Moderator and Panelists Christen Battaglia

Developing Your Career as a Technician

2021-03-23T08:15:10-05:00By |Beyond the Wrench|

Episode Description We’re diving into technician career development with Josh Masser, Service Manager, Vinny’s Towing and Recovery. Josh shares his experience as a technician and working his way through the industry, and we discuss a variety of topics, including: the importance of good leadership, on-the-job training, tools, and more. Watch the Episode About Our Host:

How Dealerships Can Attract More Service Customers Online

2021-03-15T14:40:08-05:00By |Beyond the Wrench|

Episode Description Today, we’re excited to welcome Russell Hill to the podcast. Russell is the Managing Partner at FixedOPS Marketing, which helps car dealerships market their fixed ops departments. In this episode, we discuss how dealerships can improve their websites to attract new service customers. Watch the Episode About Our Host: Jay Goninen President, WrenchWay

Upcoming Roundtable: How Can We Attract More Women to the Industry?

2021-03-10T17:07:00-05:00By |News|

Take a look at almost any service center in the country and one thing is blatantly obvious — men outnumber women by a landslide. But, why is that? What can schools, shops, and dealerships be doing to make the industry more attractive to women? On Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 7pm CT we are bringing

Advances in the Automotive Industry & Technician Training

2021-03-09T10:26:08-05:00By |Beyond the Wrench|

Episode Description This week, we welcome Carolyn Coquillette to the podcast. Carolyn is the Founder & CEO of Shop-Ware, and the Owner of Luscious Garage which specializes in hybrid repairs. Listen in as we discuss advances in the automotive industry and technician training — particularly around hybrid and electric vehicles. Watch the Episode About Our

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