In the News: Hireology Featured in The Wall Street Journal

By Beth Kempton,
August 27, 2018

Hireology data was featured in a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, “Dearth of a Salesman: Auto Dealers Struggle to Recruit, Retain Younger Workers.” The article focuses on the state of retail automotive hiring. With baby boomers retiring at a rapid rate and few millennials interested in retail automotive careers, it’s getting more difficult for dealerships to staff up with top talent.

This article highlights several key pieces of Hireology data, such as: “While nearly 60% of dealership hires are millennial workers, more than half of those new hires turn over annually.”  

Read the full article here.

Given the challenges dealerships face with attracting and hiring top talent, Hireology is hosting the retail automotive industry’s only conference dedicated solely to human capital transformation. Join Hireology and other progressive dealers in Chicago on October 2 for Elevate 2018. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to identify ways to transform your hiring strategy and attract the newest generation of employees. Learn more and register here.

About the Author

Beth is the content strategist on Hireology’s marketing team, responsible for creating compelling blog posts, eBooks, marketing materials and other content. Her background includes five years of experience at a B2B digital marketing agency, where she crafted content for a variety of clients, including several in the HR technology space. Before beginning her career, Beth attended Loyola University Chicago, where she studied advertising and public relations.

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