What the Industry Can Do to Recruit Female Talent – Lisa Copeland and Brian Benstock

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Lisa Copeland, founder of Lisa Copeland Global and CEO of Cars Her Way, as well as Brian Benstock, GM and Vice President of Paragon Honda to discuss women in automotive and what the industry can do more of in 2019 to recruit female talent...

Want to Sustain Growth? Here’s How to Develop More Leaders

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It might seem like a rhetorical question and one that is usually followed by a resounding “DUH!” The harsh truth is that it is extremely difficult to level out the peaks and valleys and achieve a consistent upward trajectory of results until you commit...

Keep ’em in the Dark!

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For years now, we’ve been operating under the dangerous assumption that keeping our sales staff in the dark will somehow protect the “sacred cow.” Dumbing salespeople down and keeping them in the dark was viewed as a benefit, not a disadvantage—a shrewd move on the...

Why Aren’t There More Women General Managers?

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After a decade of progress of women gradually emerging as an important and recognized segment of contemporary automotive business, it is frustrating to read statistics stating that only 8% of women occupy key positions in our national automotive dealerships. The same study also reports...

What’s the Upside? Comparing Hiring Experience or Non-Experienced Salespeople

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When it comes to hiring new salespeople, it can be a daunting task to find just the right ones that will be a good fit for your dealership environment and goals.  On one hand, hiring someone from another dealership or with a history in...

Interview Red Flags: What to Look for When Interviewing Potential Employees

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According to the job search website Indeed.com, the average annual earning of a car salesperson in the U.S. was around $68,000 including all bonuses.  With the cost of hiring and training new salespeople running about 20 percent of their first year earnings that calculates...

4 Essential Takeaways from Cox Automotive’s Latest Dealership Staffing Study

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When it comes to any workforce, the most crucial element is human capital. The skills, knowledge, and experience of those you hire will either make or break your dealership. Unfortunately, when it comes to staffing, it can be challenging to prepare to handle and...

Using Social Media to Recruit Top Dealership Talent

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Employee recruiting has certainly come a long way from the days of having to walk into an employer’s office and hand the hiring manager a resume. Thanks to the Internet, people can browse for jobs from anywhere in the world and easily apply via...

How to Recruit Top Talent for Your Sales Team – Mark Tewart

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Every dealer knows that the auto industry has its cycles. As we approach the end of the year, car sales usually see a slump in the winter with things picking back up in the spring. On today’s show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with Mark Tewart,...

Veterans: The Talent Pool Your Dealership Shouldn’t Miss Out On

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Most of us have seen advertisements for companies that hire veterans who have served in the U.S. military and are re-entering the workforce as a civilian. Many corporations, including Coca Cola and UPS, even have specialized hiring programs that help veterans transition to civilian...

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Paragon Honda’s Brian Benstock on Preparing for the Future of Auto Retail Transactions Post-Coronavirus

As part of our ongoing coverage of the Coronavirus, we’re pleased to welcome back Brian Benstock, Partner GM and VP at Paragon Honda and Acura....
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How Boniface Hiers Kia is Changing its Business Strategy to Protect Staff and Serve...

As part of our ongoing coverage of the Coronavirus, we’re pleased to welcome Justin Jarek, General Manager of Boniface Hiers Kia in Melbourne, Florida....
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The Importance of Compassionate Marketing Messaging During COVID-19 – Paul Potratz, PPADV

As part of our ongoing coverage of the Coronavirus, we’re pleased to welcome back Paul Potratz, Owner of Potratz Partners Advertising. In this segment,...
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On CBT News for April 7, 2020: Do Dealers Have the Right Tools For...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, April 7th, 2020: Do Dealers Have the Right Tools For Digital Retailing? - Pete MacInnis, eLEND Solutions On today's show, we...

Selling Your Customer’s Story to the Bank

Some dealerships like to cut corners in order to get a customer approved by the lender. On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky...

March Kerrigan Report: How will COVID-19 Affect Dealership Earnings for the...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Jim Fitzpatrick and Erin Kerrigan, Founder and Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors. In this segment, Erin...

The Importance of Confirming Appointments

On this week's episode of Kain & Co., David Kain talks about confirming appointments with your ptoential customers in order to move to the...
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