For Technicians

5 Ways Technicians Can Impress a Shop Manager

Landing a role in the shop isn’t too difficult right now, but growing your career and taking it to the next level right now means making a lasting impression on the shop manager. Take it from me—I’ve hired four techs in the last two months, and probably hundreds since I founded my dealership back in

2024-03-07T10:59:51-05:00For Technicians|

Advice for New Technicians from Experienced Auto & Diesel Technicians

During a local shop visit, our marketing team asked a few technicians what advice they have for technicians who are new to the industry. They said things like, “Take the advice,” and “Keep an open mind.” We turned their advice into a TikTok that currently has over 73k views and 200 comments. Then we thought,

2023-08-18T09:24:26-05:00For Technicians|

All About Diesel Technicians: The Research, Data, and Facts

Hi there, WrenchWay readers! Team Fullbay is checking in for a guest blog. A few months ago, we released the third edition of our State of Heavy-Duty Repair, and we thought we’d share some of the most interesting technician-related findings from the data. This blog isn’t exhaustive (just exhausting, ha ha), but it should give

2023-06-27T09:42:29-05:00For Technicians|

T-Shirt Giveaway: Refer Your Auto & Diesel Industry Friends to WrenchWay

What better way to kick off the warmer seasons than to give away some t-shirts?! Help us grow by referring technicians, service advisors, and students to WrenchWay. Simply have them use your referral code when they create their free WrenchWay account. The more people you refer, the more t-shirts you earn: Refer 7 people, earn

2023-06-12T10:44:01-05:00For Technicians, News|

Why Technicians Should Care about Obsolescence

Obsolescence is the single greatest detriment to parts department profits and health and, while many sources of obsolescence can only be managed and prevented by parts managers, over-ordering or misdiagnosis from technicians can contribute a large part of that pesky unneeded inventory. Everyone makes mistakes and sometimes you just end up not needing all the

2023-02-21T12:58:21-05:00For Technicians|

How Technicians Can Benefit From Elevating Professionalism in the Automotive & Diesel Industries

Nowadays, when visiting a social media group or page for technicians, you undoubtedly will run into technicians who aren’t representing the industry in the greatest way. (Technician quotes from TikTok and Reddit) Negative comments like these aren’t helping anyone. They aren’t shining a good light on the industry or the profession… especially for future generations.

2023-06-12T12:17:40-05:00For Technicians|

13 Best YouTube Channels for Technicians

We recently asked our network of auto, diesel, and collision technicians for their favorite industry-related YouTube channels (besides WrenchWay, of course). According to the poll we posted on Shop Talk, Humble Mechanic and Flat Rate Master were among the top favorites, gathering 37% and 21% of the votes, respectively. Check out the complete list of

2024-04-08T11:23:12-05:00For Technicians|

How Tool Programs Help Shops & Technicians

Tool programs have become one of the top 10 benefits technicians look for when finding a new shop. As a shop owner, you know how important it is to have the correct tools. You also know that quality tools aren't cheap. Below are some benefits of tool programs for shops and technicians. Benefits of Technician

How Technicians Can Get the Most Out of Mentorships

Mentors have the power to positively influence a technician’s career and life. Mentors can help mentees increase their leadership skills, job satisfaction, and more. In fact, 97% of people with a mentor feel they are highly impactful and valuable (Sage.com). Having a mentor can be a very positive experience, but as a mentee, you must

2023-04-24T10:33:21-05:00For Technicians|

Tips for Being a Great Technician Mentor

Being a great technician doesn’t automatically make you a great mentor. To be a great mentor, it takes a special skill set not everyone can master. In this article, we’re going to share tips on how you could become a great technician mentor. Preparing To Be a Mentor Build Skills Just because a technician may

2023-09-26T10:32:46-05:00For Technicians|
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