Survey Says: More than one way to skin a repair shop

Last week's survey focused on the managerial philosophies of shop owners.

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — May 2, 2018 — Recently, a number of readers shared their answers to a survey on management practices with Collision Repair magazine. With an immense amount of variation in the managerial philosophies, one thing became very clear in the results: there is more than one way to skin a […]

Survey Says: Stand Up, Speak Out

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — March 27, 2018 — Last week, CRM embarked on a new mission: to build an online platform where the collision repair community could speak their minds about the issues facing the industry without fear of retribution. The Stand Up, Speak Out forum is now live. To do this, we […]

Survey says: Summer students

Just 36 percent of respondents said they would consider the application of a university student.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — March 19, 2018 — The end of the school year is quickly approaching and, with summer just around the corner, there will be no shortage of fresh-faced would-be collision repairers eagerly seeking short-term employment on the shop floor. Owners can expect a flurry of resumes that find their […]

Survey Says looks at common hiring practices among our readers

Our results show that the majority of our readers have not hired individuals outside of Canada.

Toronto, Ontario — August 1, 2017 — There are a variety of ways to swipe up bright eyed and bushy tailed new hires, and our latest survey shows the ways in which our readers hire, whether it through for-profit or non-profit hiring agencies, or finding employees from outside of Canada.  Collision Repair magazine runs new […]