ROCKSTAR MECHANICS BLOG

What Job Board Is the Best For Hiring Mechanics?

When it comes to finding the best job board to advertise mechanic positions in Canada and the USA, Indeed stands out as the clear frontrunner. With the highest number of candidates and the most...

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Conduct The Best Mechanic Interviews - Interview Prep Checklist

With how hard it is to find good candidates, it is incredibly important to make sure that you nail the interview. Too many people think they can just wing an interview and fly by the seat of their...

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3 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Recruiters Service Agreement

How do you know if the Recruiter/Head Hunter is any good prior to working with? You don’t want to waste your time with a bad one and there are so many recruiting agencies out there, it seems like a...

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How To Hire A Mechanic – Finding Techs

Hiring Mechanics is no walk in the park, especially now. Even as Mechanic Recruiters we find it hard, there are more jobs available than qualified mechanics and most techs know this. They can choose...

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27 Interview Questions To Ask A Mechanic

If you are Hiring a Mechanic a good interview can make sure you select the right one. Recruiting Mechanics is hard enough, once you have them in for an interview you have to make sure to ask the...

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5 Ways To Increase Employee Retention In Your Mechanic Shop

Good Mechanics are hard to find, ok that is a bit of an understatement. Hiring good mechanics is near impossible in some markets. Trust me, I have been recruiting mechanics for over 10 years and the...

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Recruiting Is Like An IceBerg

Almost every day I talk to someone who says something like “it is impossible to find good mechanics to hire.” When I hear this I always ask, “what are you currently doing to recruit mechanics?” The...

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Which Mechanic Should You Promote?

Promoting from within is usually the right call, it sends a message to your team that you value them and that there is room for growth within the company. You do need to be careful with who you...

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Repair Your Shop Before You Replace Your Technicians

Before you hire any more mechanics, make sure your shop is a place where people want to work. If it isn’t, you will never stop looking for mechanics.

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Great is the Enemy of Good – Hiring Mechanics

Many of us have a tendency to obsess over perfection, we go over every little detail and want to make sure everything is just so. Often this can get in the way and we forget that Good is Good Enough....

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