Find A Wrench Blog

Negative Unemployment, the New Reality

It's no secret that finding good help for your shop is really, really tough right now. In fact, I would argue that it's the toughest it's ever been and…

Think Recruiting is Hard? Try the Retention Game

We. Need. Mechanics.

At Find A Wrench, we hear this desperate plea from shops every single day of our lives. It's why we have a rapidly growing…

The Diesel Technician Shortage

Find A Wrench teamed up with Diesel Laptops and American Diesel Training Centers to bring you an informative webinar about combating the Diesel…

Quit Paying Lip Service - The Technician Shortage is YOUR Fault

A few weeks back, I sat in an Advisory Committee meeting at a local Tech School. Over the years, I've sat on many committee's that are very similar to…

More than a Mechanic - Converting your skills into more.

I'm guilty of referring to Techs as Mechanics still. It kind of stuck with me growing up and I've chronicled this in the past. The common reason that I…

Father's Day 2019 is Special!

In celebration of this coming Father's Day, we're sharing a video that is close to our hearts. We're pleased to release our first video that celebrates…

From the Football Field to the Shop Floor - 5 Ways Techs and Managers can learn from sports and apply it to the shop.

Growing up in Wisconsin, we didn't have much of a choice but to love the Green Bay Packers. I was lucky to be a kid when the Falcons were dumb enough…

Partnership Announcement - AVI

We're excited to announce that we've partnered Automotive Video Innovations, otherwise known as AVI. If you're not familiar with AVI, you need to be.…

Making Mechanics Cool Again

As many of you know, I grew up in a small independent shop in Wisconsin. My Dad started a shop in the tiny town back in 1992. I was raised and spent…

The Selfish Reasons There's a Disconnect Between Techs & Management

Everybody is selfish. There, I said it. Yet to so many the concept of this is foreign. What's even more intriguing is the fact that so many people get…