About WrenchWay

WrenchWay’s mission is to improve the automotive and diesel industries and help address the technician shortage. WrenchWay is working with technicians, shops, and schools to address this critical issue by: Gathering input from all sides and sharing the findings with the WrenchWay Insiders Mobile App, highlighting the best shops to work at with WrenchWay Top Shops, and attracting new people into the industry with WrenchWay School Connect.

Best Practices for Technician Onboarding and Training

2021-02-17T12:29:53-05:00By |WrenchWay Weekly|

In this episode of WrenchWay Weekly, we look at technician onboarding and training. Watch the full episode, or review the episode highlights below. A recent WrenchWay Insiders poll asked, “Based on your experience, how would you rate most shops’ or dealerships’ onboarding and training of new technicians?” Let’s explore the results, which are rated on

4 Biggest Challenges for New Technicians

2021-02-09T16:12:17-05:00By |WrenchWay Weekly|

In this episode of WrenchWay Weekly, we discuss the biggest challenges confronted by new technicians. Watch the full episode, or review the episode highlights below. What Difficulties Do New Technicians Face? A recent WrenchWay Insiders poll asked, “What is the biggest challenge about being a new technician?” Here were the responses: Familiarization with Shop Processes:

What Information to Include in a Technician Job Posting

2021-02-03T11:17:29-05:00By |WrenchWay Weekly|

This episode of WrenchWay Weekly talks about effective job postings. Watch the full episode, or review the episode highlights below. Are Technician Job Postings Effective in Attracting New Talent? A recent WrenchWay Insiders poll asked, “Do most job postings include enough information to know if it’s a good fit for you to apply?” Here’s how

Preparing Student Technicians for the Shop with Internship Programs

2021-03-04T10:38:33-05:00By |WrenchWay Weekly|

This episode of WrenchWay Weekly talks about internship and apprenticeship programs. Watch the full episode, or review the episode highlights below. Do Most Shops Have Apprenticeship or Internship Programs? A recent WrenchWay Insiders poll asked, “Does your shop or dealership have an apprenticeship or internship program? Here were the results: Yes: 34.88% No: 65.12% The

The Technician Shortage: How Do We Fix It?

2021-01-27T15:15:57-05:00By |WrenchWay Weekly|

This episode of WrenchWay Weekly discusses immediate priorities for tackling the technician shortage. Watch the full episode, or review the episode highlights below. What Holds Young People Back From Joining The Industry? A recent WrenchWay Insiders poll asked, "What is the first thing that needs to be fixed to start addressing the technician shortage?" Let's

Easy Ways Shops Can Improve the Technician Shortage By Working with Schools

2021-02-01T15:58:16-05:00By |WrenchWay Weekly|

In this episode of WrenchWay Weekly, we discuss simple and effective strategies that shop owners and managers can use to help get more students entering the industry. Watch the full episode, or review the episode highlights below. Episode 26: How Does Your Shop Get Involved With Schools? In a recent WrenchWay Insiders poll, we asked,

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