Candice Crane

Candice has 15 years of sales and operations experience in a variety of markets and is currently VP of Dealer Solutions at Hireology. Previously she was the Organizational Development Director of a large automotive group in the Midwest, where she designed and led a transformational change that improved the customer experience and reduced employee turnover by replacing the F&I silo with cross-functionally trained recent college graduates.

Competing with Amazon for Car Sales: How Dealership Employees Can Help You Stand Out

Amazon made widespread headlines for buying Whole Foods earlier this year, creating a strong foothold in the grocery vertical, but the retail giant is also quietly testing the waters of the automotive market. News broke in June that Amazon is recruiting car sales executives in Europe and may soon start selling cars in the UK. …

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What Dealerships Can Learn from the Chicago Area Mechanic Strike

More than 2,000 mechanics from almost 140 car dealerships across the Chicagoland area went on strike on Tuesday, August 1, after rejecting a new contract proposal from the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA). Representing the trade association, the Chicago New Car Dealer Committee (NCDC) has met with mechanics from the Automobile Mechanics’ Union Local 701 …

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Dealership Recruiting: Reaching Today’s College Graduates

College graduation season is in full swing, meaning students are on the lookout for their first career opportunities. And as your dealership ramps up for the busy summer sales cycle, motivated college graduates have the potential to be ideal candidates for entry-level roles. If your dealership is looking to staff up with these young millennials, …

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How To Size Up The Automotive Market And Write Effective Job Descriptions

Whether your dealership is growing or looking to combat turnover, it’s important to take a strategic look at the automotive talent pool. Specifically, consider opening your search beyond applicants with automotive sales experience. Clearly communicate your company history, culture and benefits package on your website, across social media and in job descriptions to attract top …

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