The dealership world has had an incredible 2018. While not quite reaching the sales highs of 2016 and 2017, this past year has seen strong consumer interest in higher-margin vehicles, resulting in strong business activity across dealership groups of virtually all sizes. Yet this success isn’t translating as directly to the people side of retail automotive. Across the country, stores are continuing to struggle with finding strong talent for sales and fixed ops roles.
To understand the motives of today’s applicants, Hireology surveyed several hundred recent hires across a variety of industries, skill levels, backgrounds and markets.
The research report outlines the latest trends in retail automotive hiring, including:
- State of the job search and hiring process for recent hires
- Job seekers’ perceptions of working in retail automotive
- What motivates today’s job seekers to seek new opportunities
- Job applicant expectations and needs in today’s applicant-driven economy
Download the report, “Win the Applicant Economy: What Today’s Top Talent Demands from Dealership Roles,” below.