It happens all the time, you interview a candidate and you just aren’t sure if they are the right person. Maybe they interviewed great but on paper, they are not exactly what you are looking for. Alternatively, they might be amazing on paper but interviewed very poorly. Below are some tips to get you off the fence and some things to avoid.
Tips, tricks and articles geared towards helping companies hire mechanics.
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 battle for talent has only gotten worse. There are more mechanic jobs than ever and less qualified mechanics to fill the spots.
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 answer is usually something along the lines of: “ We threw an ad on Indeed and hoped for the …
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 right questions, this will not only give you a better idea of how good the Mechanic is but will also show the mechanic that you are prepared, know what you are doing and are a good company to work with.
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 where they go and for the most part they know what they are worth. Here are 5 sources to find mechanics.