It was such a pleasure sitting down with Steve Hamre, National Automotive Technician Recruiting Manager at Lithia Motors, Inc., to discuss how they recently hired a technician at their dealership in Bryan, TX using WrenchWay Reverse Job Posts. Not only did Steve talk about his team's experience with the platform, but he also shared some
I knew I was in for a good conversation when four different representatives from Checkered Flag excitedly hopped on a call to chat about how much they love their WrenchWay Top Shop pages. Let me tell you—they did not disappoint. Checkered Flag has a centralized HR team that gets pulled in a lot of different
Carousel Motor Group’s Top Shop pages are some of the most detailed, well-thought out pages on WrenchWay. Each Top Shop page provides technicians with ample photos of the service area, videos of employees talking about what it’s like to work there, and thorough answers to each and every question in the Under the Hood section.
Ron Marhofer Auto Family is one of the most viewed Top Shops on WrenchWay. Not only are they a great place for technicians to work—offering a sign on bonus, flexible work week options, no nights or Sundays, and a 40 hour guarantee—but they also have a rock solid recruiting strategy that gets their shops in
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with some of the amazing team members at Sun Motor Cars in Mechanicsburg, PA, including: Dan Sunderland, Owner, Lisa Forgie, Human Resources Manager, and Caroline Krishan, Human Resources Assistant. As a part of the marketing team, I am fortunate in that I get to speak with a
Every technician’s story, training, background, and certifications are different. Sometimes just submitting a resume to a job posting doesn’t tell a technician’s full story. Fast forward to the interview, time is often wasted for the tech and shop because certain details didn’t fit into the traditional job application template. That wasn’t the case with James!
Shops and dealerships everywhere are desperate for technicians. Job boards are inundated with thousands of job posts from various industries. It’s nearly impossible for any employer to stand out, and this is especially true for shops and dealerships looking for technicians. Recently, Nate and his team at Morgan Auto Group were looking to add a
The research around the importance of using video for recruiting is insurmountable. A few things to consider: Video content on social media gets 1200% more shares than text and image content (G2Crowd). Job posts with videos get 800% more engagement (Talentlyft). People spend 2.6 times longer on pages that contain video (Wistia). We recently sat
Finding a job as a technician is overwhelming. Nearly every shop is hiring for techs, and all their job postings look the same. Trying to comb through the hundreds of job posts, determine which shop is actually worth applying to, and updating/sending a resume to each is extremely time-consuming. Despite the pain of looking for
We recently sat down with Shop Owner, Brian Bates, at Eagle Automotive Service to talk about his experience using WrenchWay’s new Reverse Job Post program to hire a technician. Check out what he had to say below! How did you hear about WrenchWay and Reverse Job Posts? I received a LinkedIn message from Kate Beirowski,