WrenchWay Blog2022-03-04T12:43:29-05:00

WrenchWay Launches New Monthly Topics to Help Improve & Promote Technician Careers

At WrenchWay, we understand that in order to solve the technician shortage, we need to be continually promoting and improving technician careers. And, if we’re being honest, there are some much needed changes that need to happen in the automotive, diesel, and collision industries in order to do so. Each


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

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19+ Unspoken Rules of the Shop for New Technicians

*Image courtesy of Baierl Ford’s WrenchWay Top Shop page. No one wants to be “that guy” or “that girl” in the shop. New technicians starting out are wondering what unspoken shop rules to follow in order to stay on the good side of their fellow technicians and management. We asked

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Heavy-Duty Distributors: The Parts & Technician Shortages Webinar Recap

In this webinar, leaders of WrenchWay and Fullbay discuss how the parts and technician shortages are impacting heavy-duty shops, the industry, and more. The Part Shortage 82% of shops reported at least some disruption from the parts shortage in 2021. Unfortunately, the parts shortage doesn’t seem to be going away


Technician Spotlight Series: Felipe R.

Location: Houston, TX Experience: 16 Years Job Title: Area Manager, Lyft Mobile Service Here at Wrenchway, we are always working to think of new and creative ways to share the knowledge, skill level, and hard work it takes to be an automotive technician. This is why we started our technicians

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

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How Shops Can Promote Technician Job Openings on Facebook

With 79% of job applicants using social media in their job search, it is imperative for shops to be posting and sharing their job openings on social media. Sounds easy enough, right? Well, kind of. It turns out there are a lot of different ways to post job openings on

WrenchWay Customer Spotlight: Checkered Flag

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

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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

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