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A few weeks ago I put an ad out for a tech in the local Penny Saver and on Craig’s List. I listed 2 positions, B rated and Entry Level Lube Tech. I got a lot of people responding to the ad; a lot more than I expected. It was nice for a change to have to choose and not settle.

 

I ended up moving one of my techs into the B position and hiring an Entry Level tech, a graduate from Lincoln Tech, who has a lot of street experience. After we narrowed down the applicants to 4, we had each work a few days to see how they work, fit in, and interact with the rest of the staff.

 

I made my choice after consulting with all the techs and service advisors. You never really know how things will work out, but at least we had a process.

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