High Turnover at Your Dealership is Stealing Your Profits

By |2024-02-14T08:20:26-06:00February 13th, 2024|Tags: |

The showroom floor might be buzzing, but are your employees about to walk out the back door? The auto industry is facing a retention crisis, with service advisor turnover hovering near 50% and technicians eyeing greener pastures in alarming numbers.

Improve Onboarding at Your Dealership Using These Guidelines

By |2022-01-11T00:32:53-06:00October 14th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Unemployment is low; workers have options. Your onboarding process better engage, encourage, and accelerate your team members’ career path from the get-go. Here are some guidelines to make it better. Facilitate a meeting with direct managers on day one. Business leaders have to focus on making positive first impressions on [...]

How You Can Keep Your Best Automotive Salespeople

By |2021-09-24T11:42:04-05:00September 23rd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Salespeople bridge the gap between customer needs and the product that fulfils that need. It’s the job of the salesperson to close the deal by helping the customer make those connections. The best closers keep customers coming back. How do you make sure you keep your closers? Support Automotive Salespeople [...]

Essential Traits to Look for When Hiring for Automotive Sales

By |2021-09-24T11:32:57-05:00September 9th, 2021|Tags: , , |

As counterintuitive as it may seem, the most experienced sales representatives won’t always be the best fit for your job openings. There are some instances when automotive recruiters encourage giving fresh talent a chance to prove themselves. For example, if candidates already have specific characteristics like achievement, optimism, and competitiveness, [...]

How to Keep Turnover Low at Your Dealership

By |2021-08-22T19:44:36-05:00August 26th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Employee turnover is typical at many auto dealerships across the country. A recent study even indicated that it’s as high as 67% for salespeople and 40% for other dealership employees. Since most sales associates only stay with dealerships for about two years, the first step to keeping turnover low is [...]

Why Hiring Master Automotive Technicians is Important for your Dealership

By |2021-08-22T19:38:15-05:00August 12th, 2021|Tags: , |

Industry experts suggest that the demand for master automotive technicians will soon exceed the supply, and by the year 2026, there will be a need for more than 76,000 new mechanics. As a priority for all auto dealerships, the reasons to seek a recruiter’s assistance in finding the best talent [...]

Retain Your Top Managers Using These Tips

By |2021-08-06T11:06:09-05:00July 22nd, 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 [...]

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