Guest host and shop tour with Pat Schnaidt, Performance Tune Auto Repair, Fort Collins, CO. Find out how Pat attracts and retains his employees. He also has an apprentice with no automotive experience but an appetite to learn.
The original owner opened in 1991, Pat purchased it 7 years ago
Jason- recent apprentice from a ranch, been with the shop for over a year. Had an internal in-house apprentice program. Master tech in the shop took him under his wing, bite-sized pieces of structure and training. Jason attends every class he can find. Does video training on evenings and weekends. Registering for ASE certifications. He has a training appetite.
The shop has a training area with books, binders and a computer
Went from 6 paid holidays to 9, more time for employee's family. Health insurance for the team as well. Attract and retain.