About David Adragna

David Adragna, President & CEO Autopeople - David Adragna started his automotive career as the CFO of an 18 dealership automotive group. He later transitioned into General Management and Dealer Operator. He completely understands dealership operations and has developed an expertise in Automotive Recruiting. He uses his many years of hiring and managing automotive professionals to assist his dealer clients in finding the most qualified candidates available. As the owner of Autopeople, a National Automotive Recruiting Firm, he works with some of the most successful car dealers in North America.Email David: dadragna@autopeople.com

Retain Your Top Managers Using These Tips

By |2021-07-10T16:03:23-05:00July 15th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

As the costs associated with employee turnover continue to go up, retaining your senior managers and other top talent is essential for a thriving organization. Leaders that make employee retention a priority sooner rather than later benefit from increased performance, higher employee morale, and improved quality of work. But, a [...]

You Have the Power to Prevent Employee Burnout

By |2021-07-10T12:45:57-05:00July 8th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Toxic work environments usually share at least one thing in common, a high level of employee burnout. But, when businesses start to focus more on employee retention efforts, they begin to realize various exceptional benefits, including increased production, better morale, and reduced costs. Fortunately, you have the power to prevent [...]

Online Buying Can Change Your Dealership

By |2021-06-15T20:51:45-05:00June 24th, 2021|

The internet has revolutionized the way consumers search, review, and purchase products. Businesses have met this demand by providing their products online for existing customers and reaching a broader audience of potential clients. Online buying can change your dealership and the way you do business for the better. If your [...]

How to Ensure the Success of New Managers

By |2021-06-15T20:47:04-05:00June 11th, 2021|

Management roles can be stressful for even the most seasoned employees. For new managers, the responsibilities of accomplishing department objectives, evaluations, training, and goals can be overwhelming. Managers are expected to delegate tasks effectively, have good people skills, and do well at employee engagement. These skills are linked to employee [...]

Lifestyle is More Important to Gen Z, Family First

By |2021-06-09T15:15:31-05:00May 28th, 2021|

Automotive dealerships are quickly becoming a melting pot of employees from different cultures, generations, and backgrounds. Although there are significant benefits to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce, it also presents some unique challenges. For instance, many people that are entering the labor market for the first time might have [...]

Dealerships Want More Customer-Focused People

By |2021-06-09T15:15:10-05:00May 13th, 2021|

Promoting a customer-focused culture always starts with recruiting the best talent. Service is what sets successful auto dealerships apart from their competition. However, transitioning away from being a sales-focused organization can be challenging because all that matters is the bottom line for many businesses. Unfortunately, many salespeople are trained and [...]

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