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 [...]
Recognizing trends in hiring is essential for a business to move forward and keep relevant. Currently, teens are questioning the value of a college education and are looking at different career paths. If you're not recruiting these talented teens who could benefit from some guidance and your expertise, you're missing out on an untapped market. Dealerships are full of great opportunities for a variety of youth of all skills levels and interests. From sales to service, finance to office staff, there's a multitude of ways to engage the future of our workforce. Some may balk at the thought of hiring today's youth, [...]
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 are facing, they have lasting effects on households and communities throughout America. Thankfully, though, there are signs that the economy is beginning to rebound. Stores are reopening and customers are buying again. For the auto industry, which was hit particularly hard by the downturn, it's welcome news.Regardless of whether the market's a [...]
Unless you've been hiding under a rock, your world has changed. Some people have found good things about spending so much time with their families. And for others, their life hasn't changed much because their jobs have been deemed essential. In many states, car dealerships have remained open to service vehicles, provide parts, and even sell new cars-all within the new rules. Today's environment makes strong leadership essential. Good managers more than ever need to wear many different hats, including morale booster, the voice of reason, rules enforcer, and the inspiration to keep pushing forward and innovating to survive and thrive in [...]
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.