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

Should You Place an Ad or Enlist a Recruiter?

By |2021-03-16T15:35:03-05:00March 16th, 2021|

So your dealership is on the quest for a new General Sales Manager. Or maybe your Service Manager moved out of state. The big question is, how do you replace these key players in the most effective way? You've looked internally and you've decided that you need to expand your [...]

A Recruiter Can Help Your Busy Human Resources Department

By |2020-11-16T11:35:04-06:00November 16th, 2020|

It's November 2020, and undoubtedly, your Human Resources department is knee-deep in their day to day responsibilities. Human Resources are dealing with personnel issues, payroll, benefit renewals, and training, and now they have the added Covid-19 protocols. Now you need to hire a key management position; who can you bring [...]

October Shopping Season

By |2020-10-14T17:06:32-05:00October 14th, 2020|

Typically, October is hiring season. The moment to settle into the holiday season with personnel and marketing plans to drive year-end sales. With the ongoing pandemic, just about everything has changed. Innovation, creativity, and adaptability combined with excellent customer service and local availability can make the difference in whether your [...]

Autopeople Website Has a New Look

By |2020-09-24T18:12:18-05:00September 1st, 2020|

In June, Autopeople became a member of the Sanford Rose Associates Executive Search, joining an elite group of executive search firms. Why did we decide to make this partnership? Simple. We wanted to expand our services and reach to provide the best customer service experience to our Dealer clients and candidates. [...]

Recruiters Bring Motivated Individuals

By |2020-09-24T18:09:27-05:00August 1st, 2020|

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.8 million jobs were added in July, beating expectations and showing promise in a growing economy. Even though there are still sectors battered by this coronavirus, the automotive industry is quickly rebounding as consumers return to work, go back to school, and finally take their summer [...]

Three Approaches To Dealership Marketing

By |2020-09-03T17:05:14-05:00June 15th, 2020|

Every business across the country has been impacted by the current pandemic. Many have beenforced to change their hours, procedures and even the products and services they sell. Some have closed their doors temporarily; others have done so permanently. And though those hardships don't compare to the health challenges some [...]

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