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 search. Do you post an ad or get help from a management recruiter? There are plenty of free places to post an ad online. But that's part of the problem. It's the world wide web. You have to hope that the right candidates are looking at the website you've posted on the [...]
When we think about the holiday season, we often think about the presents we give that bring others joy. But if the pandemic has taught us anything, being present has become essential for our personal well-being and business growth. As a country, we are spending more time online; our physical interactions are now more critical than ever. Automotive, by nature, is a people business. Even though some part of shopping for vehicles has moved online, customers often still want to test drive and take delivery from a local entity. They want that personal relationship when making such a large investment. This year [...]
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 in to assist with hiring of this vital management position? Let me make a case for outsourcing to an executive recruiter, like Autopeople, and give your Human Resources department a break to take care of all their other obligations. Think of Autopeople as an extension of your Human Resources that is available [...]
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 Dealership thrives or loses out on new or retains its loyal customers. And to add to an already crazy 2020, the retail holiday shopping season is here. Yes, it's only October, but Amazon's Prime Day is fueling spending and pushing consumers into holiday shopping mode. Is your Dealership's management prepared to take [...]
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. Brought on by inclusion in this network, we've upped our game and revamped our Autopeople website to serve you better. New look but same great service. For our Automotive and Car Dealership clients, we offer a database of vetted professionals ready to take on a new opportunity. And for executive job search [...]
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 vacations. Now is the right time to reach out to a recruiter, like Autopeople, to increase your hiring capabilities, take the pressure off of your human resources department and find applicants that may not have been on your radar. What we see in recruiting is that since there were layoffs in an [...]
Through his many years of hiring and managing automotive dealerships and professionals, David will assist you in providing the most qualified candidates available. His expertise is evident in his massive network and ever-growing praise from clients and candidates.
Amy’s success is credited to her passion for excellence and keen eye for talent. Her problem solving expertise makes her a key asset in every search, and her years of experience ensure a vast network of candidates for every role.