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A Week in Life of an Autotech Recruit Contractor: Pete Owens’ Story

August 2nd, 2018|

Every week, Autotech Recruit places hundreds of freelance vehicle technicians and MOT testers in contracts across the country. Whether they are freelancing on a full-time basis or simply work the odd extra day on top of their permanent position, contracting with Autotech Recruit allows them to increase their earning potential and bring variety to their working [...]

Tech Me Out: How the Industry Needs to Lure Back Leaving Technicians

July 25th, 2018|

By Gavin White, Managing Director, Autotech Recruit* According to reports, car manufacturers and garage owners say they can’t hire the skilled talent they need and, as the baby boomers retire in their droves, there is set to be a surplus of jobs going begging. Couple this with column inches on the fact that the younger, so-called Generation Z don’t want [...]

Meet Sam – Our June’s Star Contractor of the Month!

July 20th, 2018|

Congratulations to our fantastic contract vehicle technician, Sam, who was recognised as Autotech Recruit's Star Contractor of the Month for June 2018! Sam, who has been working with us since the beginning of 2017, has impressed us from day one. His professional attitude and hard work are highly regarded by our clients and consultants. He recently completed his training [...]

Job Gazumping in the Automotive Aftermarket: What Would It Take for Aftermarket Workers to Accept a Counter-Offer?

July 9th, 2018|

New research launched by Autotech Recruit has revealed that ‘job gazumping’ is having a big impact on the automotive aftermarket industry*. Due to pressing factors - such as the skills shortage that has been affecting the industry over recent years - just how much is the gazumping phenomenon impacting the sector? Key findings: • More than half (55%) of the [...]

See Us This Weekend at BMCRC-MRO 2018 Championships, Brands Hatch (GP)

July 6th, 2018|

This weekend you can meet some of the Autotech Recruit team at the British Motor Cycle Racing Club (BMCRC) race event on the famous Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit! Make sure you pop along to our gazebo for some shade and an informal chat with Jason, one of our recruitment consultants, who will be there to talk you through the [...]

Busting the Contractor Myths

June 15th, 2018|

For MOT testers or vehicle technicians looking for a new role or career progression, it’s critical to have a comprehensive understanding of the employment contract options that are available, and what each one entails. Recent research has revealed that, perhaps unsurprisingly, the most popular jobs are those that allow people to have greater flexibility. In fact, many would argue that [...]