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Category: Technician Tips

Ethics in the Automotive Industry – A guest blog written by Nicholas Wiltse

 On the flight back from Las Vegas after attending SEMA and AAPEX in October of 2018, I had the great fortune of meeting a young man who is incredibly bright and has a really interesting perspective on our industry. I asked Nicholas Wiltse to write a guest blog for us and am really excited to […]

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Flat Rate is DEAD as we know it. (Kind of)

One of the most debated subjects in our business is pay plans for Technicians. Some Techs feel like they are getting ripped off by an outdated pay plan while others feel like there is opportunity to put some extra cash in their pocket. Shop Owners and Managers struggle to find the right incentive plan that […]

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Take Advantage of the Opportunities in Front of You – The Future of Technicians is BRIGHT!

Like many other people that go off to trade school, I had a goal of going to learn about how to work on cars . (In looking back, I’m not sure why I even bothered as I thought I already knew everything). I envisioned a career where I got really good at my craft and […]

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Own 2018 – A Technicians Guide to Setting and Crushing Goals

Another year has flown by and it’s hard to believe that 2017 is about to be in the books. We’ve had a great year and formed a lot of new relationships while being able to enjoy time with our friends and family. Each year, it seems like we get to the end of the year […]

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Techs NEED a vision for the future

Being a Technician can be much different than other professions in that there isn’t always a defined career path, and this can create confusion when thinking about your future.  It makes it much more important that you identify what your career goals are so that you can communicate this with Management.   If they don’t know […]

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