Tag: Dealership

Used Car Pricing Surges: How Your Dealership Can Cope

Over the last several months, used car prices have gone through the roof: Between May and June, the average price of a used vehicle increased by 10.5% — that’s the fastest increase on record (which the Bureau of Labor Statistics began documenting in 1953). Several factors play into the dramatic increase that’s making selling used … Used Car Pricing Surges: How Your Dealership Can…

What the Chip Shortage Means for Hiring at Your Dealership

The events of 2020 and beyond have impacted the manufacturing space in many ways. But the production of semiconductor chips — which power anything from toothbrushes to Playstations — has been hit particularly hard. And few industries have suffered the consequences of the chip shortage more than the auto industry. For dealerships, the chip shortage … What the Chip Shortage Means for Hiring at…

Creative Onboarding Tips to Promote Employee Engagement at Your Dealership

As the economy ramps up, businesses across all industries are looking to hire — fast. Chances are, your dealership is one of them. And given the current talent shortage, you know that it’s harder than ever to attract top talent and quickly fill your open roles. So when you do hire someone you’re excited about, … Creative Onboarding Tips to Promote Employee Engagement at…

Improve Customer Experience at Your Dealership By Hiring the Right Staff

We know that bad hires greatly impact the culture of your company, but the customer experience is also at risk with every hiring mistake. With an increased reliance on technology across the retail automotive industry, some things, like the human experience, can get lost in translation. Hiring talent based on their qualifications or understanding of … Improve Customer Experience at Your Dealership By Hiring…

New Infographic: A Roadmap to Dealership Success

Multiple siloed systems slow down your hiring, onboarding, and payroll processes, making hiring new employees a challenge. Hireology data found that employers take an average of ten days just to review applicants. As the unemployment rate continues to fall, you’ll have a much more difficult time securing top talent if you’re taking ten days to … New Infographic: A Roadmap to Dealership Success Read…

Cut Costs, Not Headcount, to Improve Dealership Efficiency

Read Time1 Minute, 1 Second If you’re managing an auto dealership, you’ve got a lot on your plate. You need to find ways to spend smarter, cut costs, and meet the high expectations set for your buyers. Dealer Principal Owners and General Managers also must balance the high cost of technology with the people-side of running their business. It’s not an easy process. And…

Why You Need a Payroll System That Supports Your Dealership

Read Time1 Minute, 1 Second Managing payroll can be an incredibly arduous process, but with the right software, you can save your HR team hours of administrative tasks, and your company a great deal of money. A payroll platform that integrates with your other software systems can dramatically improve your productivity — here’s how. Reduce Administrative Time And Save Money There’s no doubt that…

Future Proof Your Dealership with a Strategic Staffing Plan

This summer, American auto dealers made two key realizations. First, they can, in fact, sell and service an impressive number of vehicles in a pandemic. Second, they can accomplish these things with a fraction of the staff they had to start the year. As a result, over the past two months, many dealers across the nation have enjoyed a rapid recovery and record-setting profits….

Dealership Hiring: How to Shift Your People Strategy During Uncertain Times

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on retail automotive dealerships, as well as countless other organizations across industries. A top priority for all business leaders at this time is the health and safety of their people, including their loved ones, employees and customers. At the same time many organizations – including dealerships – have had to drastically change their day-to-day business operations…