News

14 02, 2019

Meet Josh – Our First Star Contractor of the Month for 2019

February 14th, 2019|

Congratulations to our dedicated contractor, Josh, who was recognised as our first Star Contractor of the Month for 2019! Josh is punctual, receives great feedback from our clients and his timesheets are always on time and accurate - week in, week out. He lives in Wales and has recently taken on a contract assignment in Frinton-on-Sea which, from [...]

13 02, 2019

Utilising the Power of Social Media – Is Your Automotive Business Missing Out?

February 13th, 2019|

By Jacob Cox, Social Media Executive at Autotech Recruit Social media can look like a whole different universe to many automotive business owners, but its importance to companies and individuals cannot be underestimated in 2019. Whether or not you have an up-to-date social media presence could be the difference between a potential employee coming to you or going elsewhere. Before [...]

4 02, 2019

Upskilling – the Hidden Perk of Being a Freelance Vehicle Technician

February 4th, 2019|

There has been plenty of news on the automotive industry’s skills shortage and the need to recruit new talent, but what about the vehicle technicians who are working right now? As a permanent employee, you may be wondering why your employer hasn’t delivered on their training promises. Time and money are usually the key factors, but with the vehicle technology [...]

29 01, 2019

Our Contractor Satisfaction Survey 2018 Results Are In

January 29th, 2019|

As a contractor for Autotech Recruit we want you to feel like you are a valued member of the team. While many of you speak to our recruitment consultants on a regular basis, your thoughts on the business and your own personal work environment, are important to us. As a result, at the end of last year, we asked our [...]

17 01, 2019

How to Make “Blue Monday” the Start of a Purple Patch in Your Motor Trade Career!

January 17th, 2019|

In 2005, a researcher at Cardiff University devised an equation to supposedly determine the most depressing day of the year, or 'Blue Monday' for short. Measuring factors such as the number of days since Christmas, the weather and even the arrival of unpaid credit card bills, he concluded that each year the worst day falls on the 3rd Monday of [...]

8 01, 2019

Celebrating a Year of Success

January 8th, 2019|

We’re excited to see what 2019 brings after a hugely successful year in 2018. One of the driving forces behind last year’s accomplishments was the commitment and loyalty of our network of fantastic freelance vehicle technicians and MOT testers across the UK. We decided that the best way to recognise the achievements of our contractors would be to acknowledge them [...]