Penske Automotive Group
Jersey City , NJ
Overall Rank for 2017: 55
Rank based on Dealership size (Medium): 25
2016 new-vehicle sales
1,274, down 17%
2016 used-vehicle sales
962, down 4.9%
Cathy Soto, human resources manager, on showing employees they are valued
"We have Employee of the Quarter by department, recognition dinners, positive feedback and thank-you notes from the EVP ."
Soto on keeping employees engaged
"Open forum monthly to discuss their concerns and ideas. Constant training, product knowledge contests."
Soto on attracting employees
"We have on-site job fairs, we attend job fairs, and we have a national account with numerous job boards. For experienced applicants, we do a signing bonus. We will also do a training bonus."