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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 Full Episode Progressing in the

2022-05-18T09:09:31-05:00Beyond the Wrench|

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 Shortage? There used to be

2022-05-03T15:06:48-05:00Beyond the Wrench|

Shop Mindset ft. Kim Hickey, Automotive Training Institute

Episode Description In this week's episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Kim Hickey, Management Consultant & Coach, Automotive Training Institute. Kim shares with us how to change a shop's mindset, the struggle shops are facing to find technicians, the importance of establishing a process, and best practices to ensure your process is

2022-05-03T15:27:18-05:00Beyond the Wrench|

Technician Interview Tips ft. Garrick Weaver, PennPower Group

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Garrick Weaver, Human Resources Director, PennPower Group. Garrick shares with us interview tips for technicians, questions technicians should ask in an interview, and the importance of technician training/development. Watch the Full Episode Interview Tips for Technicians Shops are looking for candidates

2022-05-03T15:28:23-05:00Beyond the Wrench|

Marketing for Shops ft. Nick Adams, Dieselmatic

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Nick Adams, Managing Director, Dieselmatic Digital Inc. We discuss how shops can show they are unique, common marketing mistakes seen in shops, and best practices to improve a shop's marketing. Watch the Full Episode Understand What Makes a Shop Unique Shops

2022-05-03T15:29:29-05:00Beyond the Wrench|

Value of Associations for Shops, Carolyn Coquillette, ASCCA

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Carolyn Coquillette, President of Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) and CEO of Shop-Ware. Carolyn gives us the inside scoop on how she became president of ASCCA, the importance of getting involved in associations, and general advice for shop owners/managers on

2022-05-03T15:29:44-05:00Beyond the Wrench|

How to Protect Your Shop from Illegitimate Credit Card Chargebacks ft. Tyler Kattre, Wind River Financial

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Tyler Kattre, President, Wind River Financial. Tyler breaks down everything a shop needs to know about illegitimate credit card chargebacks. He explains common frustrations, how to handle chargebacks, and documenting chargebacks. Watch the Full Episode Common Frustrations with Credit Card Chargebacks

2022-05-03T15:30:20-05:00Beyond the Wrench|

Building Equal Relationships Between Schools and Shops ft. John Gardner & Josh Ellis, Chipola College/Tech Garage

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by John Gardner and Josh Ellis who are automotive instructors at Chipola College. You may also know them as the TV hosts of Tech Garage! During the episode, we discuss all the details behind their show and the success they’ve seen. We

2022-05-03T15:30:52-05:00Beyond the Wrench|

Barriers of Entry to Becoming a Technician ft. Eric Villa, Diesel Garage Foundation

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Eric Villa, CEO & Founder, Diesel Garage Foundation. Eric shares with us some of the biggest barriers he sees for young people looking to join this industry and become an automotive, collision, or diesel technician. Watch the Full Episode Cost and

2022-05-03T15:33:24-05:00Beyond the Wrench|

Marketing Advice for Repair Shops ft. Martin Morgan, Repair Shop Websites

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Martin Morgan, General Manager, Repair Shop Websites. Martin discusses the relationship between marketing and recruiting. He explains common marketing mistakes shops make, how to make marketing less intimidating, and traits of a great shop. Watch the Full Episode Common Marketing Mistakes

2022-05-03T15:38:20-05:00Beyond the Wrench|
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