Chris Lawson is back for Part 2 of our discussion about finding technicians in our industry. This episode focuses on the advanced strategies for finding technicians on Indeed and Facebook. Do you require a resume on Indeed? Find out why you shouldn't!
Chris Lawson, TechnicianFind.Com. Chris' previous episodes HERE
If you’re looking to hire an experienced technician with a job, throwing more money at job boards is a losing strategy. You need to go where techs hang out online, and that’s social media.
Building a connection- ask questions, find out what they are trying to accomplish in their career
2 weeks notice- it’s a dangerous time, follow up with value (shorten the time period, putting in a touch point with communication, remind them why they said yes to the offer). Consider creating a 2 week orientation to keep them engaged.
Always be recruiting- ask for referrals.
Respond to comments and questions on ads
Spend time on good headlines and good ads
Why you shouldn’t require a resume on Indeed- do technicians have an updated resume to apply? Get them on the phone!
Hiring Insights on Indeed- free tool, the automotive technicians are extremely competitive,