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Facts and History for Mechanics
The Mechanic Trade has changed a lot over the years. Every once and a while we at Rockstar Mechanics like to look back at where
Tech Tips and Mechanic Advice
Over the years of talking with Mechanics, we have been able to pick up a bunch of tips, tricks, and pieces of advice. We wanted
You Need to Sell Your Opportunity
HR You’ve Got to do a Better Job of Selling the Opportunity! Mechanics are in high demand just about everywhere. We get calls from every
What do you do When Your Best Mechanic is a Jerk?
What do you do when your best mechanic is a jerk? Sometimes your most talented mechanic is not a nice person, they can be moody,
Your Resume is Your Passport
True or False, a Mechanic does not need a resume to get a job? This may surprise you coming from a recruiter but it is
9 Things to Look For in A New Mechanic Job
9 Things to Consider When Looking for your next mechanic jobs, there is more to think about than just pay rate.
Mechanics, What is Your Exit Strategy?
Mechanics have to have a plan for how and when to get off the shop floor. Start planning for your future career now!
5 Steps To Getting Promoted
When considering who to promote, smart shops know that it is not necessarily the best mechanic that gets hired. They want to promote the tech
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.
Why Every Mechanic Should be Using a Recruiter
Top 7 Ways a Recruiter Can Help A Mechanic.
Mechanics, Stop Sabotaging Your Job Search
Looking for a job sucks, there is no easy way to say it, no one actually wants to do it but if you are going
Are Your Online Reviews Killing Your Recruiting Efforts?
Online reviews are part of the job search process, make them part of your recruiting effort!
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
Are You Getting Paid as Much as You Think You Are?
Total compensation is more than just your base wage, make sure you consider hours worked, overtime, benefits, future potential and location.
Become A Better Mechanic By Thinking Differently
Make a slight change to your thinking to become a more valuable mechanic.
Which Mechanic Should You Promote?
What to consider when deciding which mechanic to promote.
What They Don’t Tell You in Trade School
Mechanics is a great career but not without risks, consider these points before taking on any mechanic job.
Get Off The Fence and Hire That Mechanic … or Don’t
On the fence about if you should hire a mechanic? Try using these strategies to see if they will be a fit for your shop