WrenchWay Blog2023-02-21T13:04:50-05:00

Boardwalk Auto Group Fills Technician Recruiting Gaps with WrenchWay

Just about every shop out there is hiring, making it difficult to stand out as a top employer for technicians. This is why Boardwalk Auto Group turned to WrenchWay to help improve their online presence and attract more technicians using our job board specific to automotive jobs. Learn how Boardwalk

Success Stories|

New Technician Pay Plan at Woody Anderson Ford

WrenchWay’s Co-Founder & CEO, Mark Wilson, covers an exclusive conversation with John Frazier, Service Director of Woody Anderson Ford, to discuss their new technician pay plan. This is a different type of episode for us, but provides great insight and real-world conversation about how one dealership started and implemented a

Beyond the Wrench|

How Shops Can Get Rid of Obsolete Parts & Outdated Equipment

Inventory management in any automotive service center is an important part of the business. Managing your shop’s inventory is key to making sure your business runs smoothly and efficiently, and helps reduce waste and unnecessary expenses. However, even shops with the most sophisticated inventory management process in place will find

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Philip Austin, Technical Training & Development Manager, Niterra North America

Let’s talk about improving the automotive industry and properly training future technicians. Philip walks us through why dedicated training during the day instead of after work can be valuable. He also breaks down the impact of hands-on training, and discusses the importance of teaching the basics. Watch the Full Episode

Beyond the Wrench|

500+ New Requests from Auto, Diesel, & CTE Instructors on WrenchWay

At the beginning of each semester, we encourage automotive, diesel, and CTE instructors at high schools and post-secondary institutions to post updates about their program and list any needs/support they could use from local shops and dealers on WrenchWay School Connect. This semester, instructors came in HOT, posting 500+ new


Joe McCue, Founder & Partner, Pencilwrench

Helping technicians quickly write accurate repair event documentation, Pencilwrench allows shops to provide customers with an invoice that is clear, concise, and readable. In this episode, we explore how new shop software can help improve the overall perception of technician careers by bringing professionalism and transparency to the forefront. Watch

Beyond the Wrench|

Best Practices for Recruiting Technicians in 2024

The beginning months of the year are a prime time for technicians to look for new opportunities, whether for personal growth or career advancement. However, considering the ongoing technician shortage, hiring efforts have become a year-round focus for shops, not just a seasonal effort. So, no matter the time of

Best Tools to Equip New Technicians for Entry-Level Work

Whenever you’re starting to build your tool set for working on cars, it can be overwhelming to look at all the options. There are all different kinds of tools and they don’t all have an automotive label on them for easy identification. If you’re a new technician just starting out

For Technicians|

Jon Belmonte, CEO, AutoVitals

Technician efficiency and productivity are crucial factors in maximizing your shop's profitability. In this episode, we discuss the impact new technology can have on shops, exploring how it can simplify technicians' tasks, improve customer retention, and ultimately boost revenue. Watch the Full Episode <span; Show Notes About Our Guest Jon

Beyond the Wrench|

Celebrating Career & Technical Education (CTE): Importance & Impact on Automotive and Diesel Careers

Every February marks Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, where we celebrate and raise awareness for CTE programs across the country dedicated to preparing students for the workforce. There is a lot that goes into preparing the future of the workforce and it is no easy task. CTE programs play

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