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Shop Management

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 how they’re recruiting technicians? Below

2024-06-10T09:35:28-05:00Shop Management|

Roundtable Recap: Different Ways Shops Can Structure Tool Programs for Technicians

Thirty-three percent of technicians think the biggest challenge of being a new technician is the tool investment. With this being a major pain point for technicians, we recently hosted a roundtable to discuss the different ways shops can structure tool programs for technicians. Watch the Recording Roundtable Highlights Why Shops Should Consider Tools Programs

2024-07-12T13:56:12-05:00Shop Management|

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

WrenchWay August Topic of the Month: Technician Tool Programs

Did you know that assistance with tool purchases is one of the top 10 priorities for technicians who are seeking new jobs? This is a huge opportunity for shops and dealerships who are looking to hire and retain technicians to have a huge advantage over their competitors in the war for talent. Throughout the month

2023-07-12T10:27:04-05:00Shop Management|

Technician Mentorship Programs at Top Shops & Dealerships

As we round out our July topic of the month, “Technician Mentorship,” we wanted to take a moment to thank all of the people who helped us participate by reading our articles and guides and attending our roundtable discussion. In particular, we want to give a major shout out to all of the WrenchWay Top

2023-09-18T15:38:38-05:00Shop Management|

Roundtable Recap: How Top Shops Structure Technician Mentorship Programs

84% of fortune 500 companies and 100% of fortune 50 companies have mentorship programs. Of those with a mentor, 97% say it is valuable. In this roundtable, we are joined by three industry experts to explain the importance of mentorship, how to create a mentorship program, and the overall benefits of a mentorship in a

2024-06-26T11:05:33-05:00Shop Management|

How to Create a Technician Mentorship Program

Fun Fact: 84% of Fortune 500 companies now use mentoring programs (MentorcliQ). This stat should come as no surprise. The best business owners and managers know the benefits of having a mentorship program are vast. Mentorship programs: Help develop leadership and management skills Improve onboarding and acclimate new hires faster Boost employee retention Help develop

2023-07-12T10:06:53-05:00Shop Management|

WrenchWay July Topic of the Month: Technician Mentorship Programs

There is no denying that companies with mentorship programs have a more confident, engaged, and better-trained workforce—leading to overall more productive and profitable businesses. Within the auto, diesel, and collision industries, we know the first couple of years in the shop is a crucial time in a new technician’s career. A well-structured mentorship program can

2023-02-21T12:59:04-05:00Shop Management|

Top Shops with Great Owners & Managers

For the month of June, our topic of the month was all about great owners & managers. We encouraged our WrenchWay Top Shops to submit videos highlighting how their owners and managers build and foster relationships with the technicians in their shop. These types of videos are easy for shops owners and managers to create,

2024-01-15T14:02:09-05:00Shop Management|
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