The hiring market is crazy but with a little extra effort, there are ways to find and reach good technicians.
Without better pay, our auto techs and collision repair techs will be leaving for other industries.
Joe Henry, owner for ACT Truck Tire Collision Staffing, joins us to discuss the technician shortage and what dealers can do to help solve it.
How can dealerships help fix the technician shortage problem? It starts with a more reasonable pay plan.
Here’s a system that you can try in order to get qualified technicians in your door and then in your bays.
Employers today must have a very attractive offer in order for good technicians to respond.
Lately, industry “experts” are justifiably focused on the long-overdue overhaul of attracting young people to collision recruitment and training programs. However, I have not seen such a feverish discussion to save the precious techs we already have.
Lately, factories are justifiably focused on the crescendo of long overdue tech recruitment and training programs. However, there is not, as of yet, a feverish discussion to save the precious techs we have, nor how to keep apprentice techs from “washing out” either in training or on their new job.
If we all lack the courage to administer such medicine, this will add up to a rough road for car companies and dealerships.