Elevate 2021 Is Going Virtual

Last month we announced that we’ll be hosting Elevate — the only retail automotive event focused on giving you the knowledge you need to attract, hire, and manage your best team — in-person this year. But given the continued unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 virus, we’ve decided to once again host the event virtually.

The good news is that all of the speakers and content we planned to cover will remain the same. With the shift to virtual, you’ll be able to catch all of the action from the safety of your own home or office and free of charge. The event will still be held on Tuesday, October 19.

Register here for Elevate 2021. As a refresher, here are the details of each session we have secured so far along with the updated time slots:

Attract Top Talent in a Post-Pandemic Labor Market

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Hireology 
Time: 1:30pm–2:15pm CT

Hireology’s CEO Adam Robinson will offer advice on how to stand out and build a pipeline of talent in a crowded labor market. He will reveal the results of a 2021 Hireology study based on a survey of more than 5,000 recent job applicants — providing a unique look into the minds of today’s post-pandemic job seekers. Adam will then dig into how you can translate these insights into actionable steps to help you improve your hiring efforts at a time when attracting top talent is more important than ever.

Redefining the Post-Pandemic Dealership Workforce

Speaker: John Malishenko, Germain Motor Company
Time: 2:20pm–3:10pm CT

John Malishenko from Germain Motor Company will discuss how he overcame pandemic-related hiring challenges by redefining the workforce at his dealership. He’ll explain the skills he looks for in new hires today, the channels he uses to recruit these folks, and why this newfound definition of the modern dealership worker means lower employee turnover and ultimately higher profits.

How Tech-Driven Car Dealerships are meeting Internal and External Customer Needs

Speaker: Napoleon Rumteen, Tekion
Time: 3:15pm–4:45pm CT

Napoleon Rumteen, Sr. Vice President of Commercial Operations at Tekion will talk about how dealerships can leverage the power of technology to re-imagine automotive retail to maximize operational efficiency. He’ll also share real-world experiences with examples that solve everyday dealer pain-points while delighting consumers with amazon-like experiences.

We don’t want to take any risks with the ongoing pandemic and your safety is our top concern. Going virtual won’t stop us from bringing top automotive HR leaders together to share everything we know about how to win in today’s hiring crisis. Register today.



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