Apr 24

Can You Match The Movie Mechanic to The Car? [Quiz]

Do you think you know all there is to know about TV and movie mechanics? Test your Hollywood hot rod knowledge with CarCareCONNECT’s Match the Mechanic quiz. All you have to do is match the famous mechanic with the car (or spaceship) that they are associated with. Take the quiz and and challenge your mechanics to see how your speed holds up against other car movie buffs. Good luck!

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair

Apr 21

Auto Shop Shuffle: Rearview Mirror Rock Playlist

Let's rock and roll! Do your mechanics love to listen to classic rock hits at the garage? Check out the third playlist in our Auto Shop Shuffle Spotify series - Rearview Mirror Rock!

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair

Apr 19

Warning! Is Your Auto Repair Shop Committing These Waiting Room Fails?

Sometimes getting your car fixed means you have to wait around. But most places now have decent enough waiting room, and some even have recliners and flat screens (what a life). Yet a few still can’t get with the times and have trouble making their waiting room comfortable for customers. Check out these waiting room fails with us, and enjoy a laugh! Hopefully your auto shop hasn’t made any of these mistakes!

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posted by Burke Miller
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Topics: Auto Repair

Apr 14

Auto Shop Shuffle: Throwback Rap Playlist

Do your mechanics like to jam out with rap music in the garage? Check out the second playlist in our Auto Shop Shuffle Spotify series - Throwback Rap!

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair

Apr 13

Day in the Life of a Mechanic as Told by The Rock

A day in the life of a mechanic may vary from shop to shop, but have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a mechanic would look like if told through the facial expressions of everyone’s favorite wrestler-turned-movie star, The Rock? We did. We hope you enjoy!

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair

Apr 12

Tax Deductions Auto Shops Don't Want to Miss

Tax Day is creeping up quickly! If you are like many people, the clock may still be ticking as you procrastinate filing your taxes. To help you out, we have put together an infographic with tax deductions that you don’t want to miss when you file your auto shop’s taxes. Some may be things that you wouldn’t think of so make sure to take some notes as you slide into home base this tax season!

If you haven’t started filing your shop’s tax returns and know you won’t make the deadline, make sure to keep reading below the infographic for information on how to file an extension this tax season! 

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posted by Katherine Darsie
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Topics: Auto Repair, Leadership

Apr 11

Where to Recruit New Mechanics and Employees

One of the most effective ways to grow your shop is by expanding your team. By adding new employees to the mix you are not only adding new skills and experience to the team, but also allowing for more cars to be serviced at once because you now have more hands on deck. When it is within your means to do so, adding new employees is a great way to grow your shop and improve your overall service.

Once you’ve made the decision to hire more employees at your shop, your next question is probably “where do I find new auto mechanics?” Recruiting is a very difficult task for may auto shops. For this reason, we’ve put together a list of five of the best websites to use in your search for new mechanics. Spend less time searching and more time growing your shop!

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair, Leadership

Apr 10

5 Videos to Cure Your Case of the Mondays

Monday... It always comes so soon. Why is it that the weekend is never long enough? Plus, it’s nearly impossible to get through any workday without taking a break or two (but Monday always seems even worse)! To avoid frying your brain with 8 straight hours of tedious work, we want you to take a 10-minute brain break and refresh your focus. Check out our list of five videos that will be sure to give your brain a quick rest during the workday.

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair

Apr 06

An Uber for Car Repair? Why Your Shop May Need to be Worried

In today’s world, it is rare to see someone pass by without their smartphone glued to their hand. As a matter of fact, 77 percent of American consumers now own a smartphone device. Smartphones are invading every aspect of our lives it seems - the way we order food, drive, date, even the way we sleep. And now, smartphone apps are even changing the way consumers get their cars repaired.

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posted by Katherine Darsie
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Topics: Auto Repair, News and Trends

Apr 03

5 Crazy Things Only a NASCAR Fan Would Do

When it comes to fans, NASCAR fans are in a league of their own. Their commitment is real and they aren’t afraid to show it. We have put together a very entertaining list of five crazy things that a NASCAR fan has done.

Warning: The sights you are about to see may be the result of excessive Bud Light consumption. On your mark… Get set… Go! 

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posted by Katherine Darsie
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Topics: Auto Repair

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