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Running Towards Repetitions

We know we need training. We know we’ll fall behind without it. We know training and having a training plan is good for us overall. So why do we as leaders and technicians often avoid it until we absolutely can’t?

Marc Brune February 14, 2024

Analyzing TechForce Foundation’s 2023 Technician Report

Have we reached a turning point in the technician shortage? The TechForce Foundation’s 2023 Tech Supply and Demand Report marks a significant uptick in postsecondary completions in automotive, collision, diesel, and aviation sectors for the first time in a decade!

Mentor Mentee January 12, 2024

Celebrating Mentorship Success in 2023

Celebrating 2023’s success in automotive technician career growth highlights the impact of mentorship in the auto industry.

Mentor Mentee December 12, 2023

End-of-Year Checklist for Automotive Technicians and Mentors

As 2023 ends, it’s time for auto technicians to go through their year-end checklist. This post guides you through the essential steps.

Mentor Mentee December 5, 2023

How Mentorship Contributed to Career Growth in 2023

The auto industry is changing fast. New tech is showing up all the time. As mentors, it’s our job to get the next group of techs ready for these changes. Let’s talk about how we can do that.

Mentor Mentee December 1, 2023

Mentoring for “Zoomers:” Aligning with Gen Z Values

In today’s evolving workforce, understanding Generation Z’s unique values and expectations, or ‘Zoomers,’ is crucial for businesses, especially in the automotive and trucking industries. Explore how Mentor Mentee’s platform aligns with what Zoomers seek in a workplace – a sense of value, constant feedback, structured guidance, accountability, and being part of a larger purpose.

Mentor Mentee November 9, 2023

We’ve Calculated the ROI of Investing in Your Technicians

When you prioritize your employee’s development, especially technicians, the returns are impressive.

Mentor Mentee November 2, 2023

What Repair Processes Teach Us About People

Auto repair is not just about nuts and bolts; it’s a nuanced dance of problem-solving, communication, and human interaction. Surprisingly, diagnosing and fixing a car offers valuable insights into understanding people. Let’s explore how.

Mentor Mentee October 25, 2023

Pairing Predictive Maintenance with Productive Mentoring

Regarding heavy-duty diesel maintenance, predictive analytics have been a game-changer. But have you ever considered pairing this tech-savvy approach with a solid mentoring program? It’s a win-win, boosting both vehicle performance and workforce development. Here’s why.

Mentor Mentee October 25, 2023

A Tale of Two Techs: Why Having a Mentor Isn’t Just Fluff

Meet two entry-level technicians: Alex and Taylor. Both loves getting dirty, working on vehicles, and solving problems. They’re both sharp as tacks and dream of making it big in auto service. There’s just one key difference: Alex has a prepared mentor through Mentor Mentee, while Taylor’s flying solo. Let’s break it down.

Mentor Mentee October 17, 2023