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A Comprehensive guide to Motor Mechanics

Motor Mechanic: The Ultimate Guide The whole meaning of being a qualified motor mechanic, or even a service technician, has changed so much in the last few decades that it’s worth actually sitting back and thinking about every now and again. As automotive industry experts that speak with and regularly visit hundreds of service managers,…

What inspires you in automotive?

Most people get into the automotive industry because of an underlying passion in cars (or trucks). It doesn’t matter if you’re a technician, a workshop controller, a service advisor or a service manager – the journey of your career so far probably started because you thought these machines were awesome and working with them every…

So Just How Bad Are Our Skills Shortages?

So Just How Bad Are Our Skills Shortages? t’s a constant source of frustration for most automotive workshop managers and business owners we speak to around the country – the availability of experienced and dependable staff. The overwhelming majority of our clients are used to posting ads online looking for the right people only to…

Winter in Australia

Winter in Australia (yes, we have one… sort of…) The vast majority of technicians looking for automotive jobs in Australia that we are in contact with have one thing in common – they all want for the sort of long, warm and sunny days the land Down Under is renowned for. And that’s fair too,…

Recapping our first Facebook Live session

Recapping our first Facebook Live session Techs On The Move held our first Facebook Live session June 3 2018, and we were overwhelmed by the response – especially considering that we thought no one would show up! People from all over tuned in, with loads of them asking some great questions of Nat and Gavin.…

Family life in Australia for automotive technicians

Family life in Australia for automotive technicians Warmth, daylight and work/life balance Much is made of the ideal Aussie barbeque image, and for good reason. This perfect picture people often have in their mind is a true Australian staple and an institution of our culture. It’s worth thinking about a bit more though, and unpacking…