Posts by Devin Purcell

Training for the Inspection

Ensuring new hires are fully involved makes a big difference to their success and yours. ​Daily, we find ourselves taking our time trying to sell our…

Tool Purchases: Who Should be Responsible?

Understanding the mechanics of buying tools For most people, the purchase of a vehicle is the second biggest purchase (a house being the first) that they…

Engaging the Next Generation of Technicians

Effective recruitment strategies for independent shops in era of labour shortages. As far as the labour market for independent shops in the automotive industry goes, things…

Top Technician Succession Planning

Keeping and growing proficiency and expertise If you’ve opened a trade journal or business magazine in the last 5 years, I am sure you have read…

Getting the Drop on Voltage Testing

Like many others, I have found myself using resistance testing when confirming faulty wiring problems in a vehicle. Following the lead of the automotive industry has…
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Part 3: The Apprentice Perspective

Part 1: Change Your Tactics for Hiring and Mentoring Next-Gen Technicians Part 2: An Employer’s Perspective on Apprenticeships Not only finding good apprentices but keeping them…

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