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The Tech Shortage: Understanding Young People’s Career Choices

WIN and BodyShop Business partnered on an exclusive, first-of-its-kind survey to try to get to the root of young people’s feelings about a career in collision.

Be the Leader You Once Needed

The fate of the collision industry lives in the generations to come. So what would you have told your younger self?

In Search of a Good Technician

All too often, an owner’s solution to low production is to hire more people. However, if the shop is not properly organized for production, more employees will only add to the confusion and adversely affect your income.

Finding the Right Employee Health Care Benefits for Your Team

Employee health care is a top concern for independent auto body shops — and for legitimate reasons.

Create Leaders, Not Managers

How to hire the right people, lean into your purpose and foster a leadership curriculum that will bring the best out of your team.

Do You Have Written Permission to Conduct Background Checks?

In order for an employer to conduct a background check, the Fair Credit Reporting Act requires written permission from the applicant to authorize the employer to conduct a background check through a third-party provider.

Collision Careers: Offering Veterans a Chance

I find that veterans are task-oriented and take direction well, which is why they’re a good fit at my shop.

Failure is a Part of Success

When we decide that we are experts, and that we have nothing left to learn, that’s when pride rears its ugly head again and prevents us from achieving our goals.

The Gift of Feedback

Feedback is a gift that anchors your relationships in honesty. Everyone depends upon the feedback they receive to appreciate and reinforce their areas of strength, and to identify areas for personal and professional growth and development.

The Anti-Mentor: Blueprints for What Not to Do

The anti-mentor’s poor attitude and results show us what not to do. They are the cautionary tale that shows us what our lives will be like if we follow their example.

Business Tips from Dining Out

As a business owner, do you ever observe how other businesses operate and take mental notes on what you could learn from them?

Hire for Attitude, Not Skills

If you’re having trouble finding experienced workers, you have no choice but to hire candidates without experience. What’s the best way to tell if a candidate will succeed in the industry?