In the collision industry, women make up 3.6 percent of the workforce, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017). How can the industry attract more women?
BodyShop Business Publisher Sean Donohue offers advice for the New Year to help auto body shops have their best year ever.
It has been my experience that most of the employees in any business are willing to help their company succeed if they’re included in the process. The “plan” needs to be shared – and understood – by the people who will implement it.
Each year, I urge all of you to set New Year’s resolutions that will impact the online effectiveness of your business. Here’s a checklist of things you should do in 2019 that will maximize your effectiveness online.
Studies done by government and insurance industry entities indicate that advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) have reduced severity in crashes, so you can expect more vehicles to feature this equipment as new models roll out.
I was at an industry meeting a few weeks ago and someone asked me what we’re doing to change our workplace policy on drugs now that the marijuana laws are changing. I just can’t keep track of what’s right and what’s wrong these days. So what’s the right policy?
Twitter requires the most work of any social media platform if you really want to do it right, but now you can enter the Twitter Zone and tweet directly to people who need your services. How?
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplaces for their employees. Are you making safety a priority and covering all the bases in your shop?
I contend that no one knows more about your collision repair business than other collision shop owners, so sharing how your shop does things such as teardown or aluminum repair or parts check-in is super helpful.
Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the second annual Collision Industry Red Carpet Awards Breakfast and honoring BodyShop Business’ Executives of the Year for 2018.
This year coming into the SEMA Show, my schedule changed a little bit, to say the least. I knew I would be experiencing a new market on a whole new level, but I didn’t know it was going to be this drastic.
What can we as technicians do to get paid for mechanical operations included in body operations? We seem to be at the mercy of collision programs influenced by insurance companies.