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Changing the Perception of Skilled Trades ft. Jim Bologa, Porter and Chester Institute

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Jim Bologa, CEO, Porter and Chester Institute. Jim discusses how students can understand their skill set, how to build students up for success, and the importance of continuing education.  Watch the Full Episode Understanding Your Skills

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Employee Recognition Stats Shops & Dealerships Need to Know

Employee recognition is one of the simplest strategies for attracting and retaining technicians. Yet, shops and dealerships frequently overlook it. Employee appreciation and recognition bring so many benefits to your shop, and in particular, your service center, where turnover is likely an issue. Shops and dealers who focus on employee

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WrenchWay September Topic of the Month: Technician Recognition

Employee recognition may seem like an obvious strategy when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent, yet few shops do a great job of it. Join us in promoting and improving technician recognition efforts in service centers throughout the entire month of September. Here’s What’s on the Agenda for


Leading with Process, Corey Smith, National Auto Care

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we had the pleasure of being joined by Corey Smith, National Fixed Operations Training Manager, National Auto Care. Corey talks about how to develop a process, ways to implement a process, and ways to gamify your process. Watch the Full

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3 Ways Top Shops & Dealerships Structure Tool Programs for Technicians

As we finish off our August Topic of the Month, Technician Tool Programs, we want to thank everyone who attended our roundtable, read our blogs and guides, and/or participated in any way to help get this important conversation going. Special shout out to all the WrenchWay Top Shops that created

TechMission 2022 Virtual Event: Promote & Improve Technician Careers

We are incredibly excited to be hosting the third annual TechMission virtual event coming October 19-20, 2022! TechMission brings together technicians, shop owners and managers, and fixed ops directors to discuss how we can work together to promote and improve technician careers. This year’s sessions will ignite and challenge shops


WrenchWay to Start Weekly $1,000 Giveaways to Technicians & High Schools

Our goal at WrenchWay is to help promote and improve technician careers. We work hard to not only help shops attract technicians, but also to help schools improve their technician programs. As the new school year kicks off, we are excited to announce that we will be doing weekly giveaways—putting


How Shops Can Protect Themselves ft. Matthew Leffler, Epika Fleet Services

Episode Description In this week’s episode of Beyond the Wrench, we are joined by Matthew Leffler, Director of Business Development, Epika Fleet Services. Matthew discusses the impact of non-compete clauses, the importance of workers’ compensation, and advice on negotiating. Watch the Full Episode The Impact of Non-Compete Clauses Up to

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34 Ways to Improve Your Technician Recruiting

Technician recruiting is no easy task. The days of “post and pray” on the job boards are over. Shops need to take a more strategic approach to recruiting technicians. We asked 34 experts in the automotive, diesel, and collision industries: What is the one thing shops can do to improve

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