Guest Host and Shop Tour with Demeny Pollitt, Girlington Garage, South Burlington, VT. Demeny believes in a transparent business and lists her labor rates and menu prices on her website.
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Demeny Pollitt, Girlington Garage, South Burlington, VT.
Key Talking Points
Lists labor rate and prices on website
Menu board in the shop also lists prices
Be transparent- customers know what to expect
Experiences as a woman getting car repairs- unfortunate situations occurred. Wanted to go to a woman technician and realized other women probably felt the same. Wanted to open her own shop where women and men didn’t feel like they were getting ‘ripped off’
Went to school to be a technician- gets bored easily and wanted an engaging career.
Took a local women's small business startup course
Opened for 13 years- hired business coach 3 years ago. Felt close to being done after 10 years and needed support in a business coach. Hired a manager to run the day-to-day.
Looks outside of the automotive industry for hires- hospitality