Best Dealerships to Work For
Employee satisfaction takes precedence at Capitol Chevrolet-Cadillac of SalemWed, 12, Oct 2016
Scott Casebeer unapologetically makes clear, even during meetings held within earshot of customers, that employee satisfaction takes precedence over everything else. Casebeer owns Capitol Chevrolet-Cadillac, of Salem, Ore., which is No. 1 among large dealerships on this year's list of the Best Dealerships To Work For.
Yark Subaru named Best Dealership To Work ForWed, 12, Oct 2016
Yark Subaru, in Toledo, Ohio, has been named the No. 1 dealership on the fifth annual Automotive News list of the 100 Best Dealerships To Work For. The honor was announced Oct. 12 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.
Dealer brag boards tout employees who go the extra mileWed, 12, Oct 2016
At some dealerships, a customer feedback board is another way to show appreciation to employees. Jim Hudson Lexus, Augusta is among several stores on this year's list of Automotive News' Best Dealerships To Work For that reward employees who generate positive feedback from customers.
Can't get to Chicago? Watch the Best Dealerships via livestreamMon, 10, Oct 2016
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Alabama dealership group a magnet for second-generation employeesWed, 12, Oct 2016
Long-Lewis Ford-Lincoln of the Shoals and Long-Lewis Volkswagen-Mitsubishi treat their employees so well that staffers urge their children to apply for jobs there.
Dealerships say the reward for offering a family-friendly environment is improved staff productivity and loyaltyWed, 12, Oct 2016
Many of the Best Dealerships To Work For win kudos from employees for flexible schedules that make it easier to attend to family needs. Dealers say they win, too, with gains in productivity and employee loyalty.
Cultivating workplace culture: Dealerships salute service above and beyondWed, 12, Oct 2016
Most dealerships across the country give bonuses for hitting or exceeding sales targets. But some Best Dealerships To Work For honorees also award employees for acting on their virtues.
Let the games begin: Employees blow off steam in friendly competitionsWed, 12, Oct 2016
A little friendly competition, one that isn't directly work-related, can sometimes help dealership staffers relieve their stress. Here are some examples of how a few of the Best Dealerships To Work For tap those competitive juices to build camaraderie and reduce stress.
How the Best Dealerships help employees stay calm and productiveWed, 12, Oct 2016
The best dealerships have creative stress-relief solutions in place to help employees cope when the going gets tough. Here are some examples.
At Terry Lee Honda, get the right people in place and begin the processWed, 12, Oct 2016
Terry Lee's time in the auto industry has taught him that if he's picky about who he hires, good things happen. Terry Lee Honda is No. 1 among the medium-size dealerships on this year's list of the 100 Best Dealerships To Work For.
Culture of teamwork and perks combats employee turnoverWed, 12, Oct 2016
A collaborative culture and caring management helped to make Yark Subaru the No. 1 dealership on this year's list of the Best Dealerships To Work For. In an industry with high turnover, the store has lost just one salesperson over the past three years -- to retirement.
These dealerships are 5-time honoreesWed, 12, Oct 2016
Eight dealerships have been honored as one of Automotive News' 100 Best Dealerships To Work For each of the five years the award has been given. That's five straight years of ranking as one of the best of the best.