VIDEO: Improving Employee Retention
With skilled employees hard to come by these days, it’s crucial to retain the ones you have.
Shops Receive Employment Law Updates at AASP/NJ Meeting
AASP/NJ brought in David M. Bander, Esq., to provide shop owners with updates on employment law.
Time to Chill: Protecting Your Employees in Winter Weather
How can the cold affect your employees? It’s important to be aware of the risks.
CARSTAR Celebrates Employee Appreciation Month
CARSTAR has announced that it is surprising 30 of its collision repair technicians with a 3M File Belt Sander in celebration of employee appreciation month.
Effective Training for Short Attention Spans
Are you having problems getting your staff to pay attention and retain the information from your training programs? Here’s why: the training is not being presented in a way that holds their attention.
Ergonomics: Is Your Shop Comfortable?
Taking care of the employees you currently have and also protecting future employees is a smart strategy.
What a Body Shop Can Learn from a Pizza Shop
A recent experience I had at a pizza shop convinced me that their employee teamwork system could work at a body shop.
Richard Branson: Listen to Everyone
Billionaire Richard Branson’s success may boil down to two things: listening to everyone, and taking notes.
How Can Auto Body Shops Attract More Women to the Industry?
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?
S/P2 Careers Database Surpasses 50,000 Resumes of Student Techs Looking for Entry-Level Work
S/P2 Careers (sp2.org) has reached another important milestone as it has surpassed 50,000 resumes in its S/P2 Careers system.
Attitude is Everything When Hiring Help for Your Auto Body Shop
It seems most auto body shops still value skill in an employee the most. But check out 19-store Carubba Collision’s mantra for recruiting new employees: “Hire based on attitude and teach skills needed to do the job.”
How to Implement a Successful Mentoring Program in Your Auto Body Shop
Implementing a successful mentoring program in an auto body shop requires putting the right people in place to manage the program and also finding the right candidates to mentor.