Yark Automotive Group
Toledo , OH
Overall Rank for 2013: 28
Dealer: John Yark
Full-time employees: 25
2012 new-vehicle sales: 771, up 14%
Benefit highlight: Yark Nissan partners with the United Way and offers employees the opportunity to spend a day volunteering. Employees have volunteered at the local food bank and at parks planting and gardening.
Cool perk: Holiday party
Warren Vess, marketing director, on changes in response to staff requests: "Employees requested more motivational programs and recognition for employees who do a good job. Yark Nissan has introduced a sales leaders program that recognizes sales, service, detail and parts staff each quarter with cash and prizes for an increase in productivity or sales. Another change has been the addition of direct deposit for paychecks."