It’s no secret that the automotive retail industry is going through a period of tremendous change due to the Coronavirus. Dealers have been forced to make difficult choices regarding their operations, and employees have often been caught in the crosshairs. However, all signs point to a steady recovery for the industry, but not without some serious paradigm shifts. Joining us today to discuss the future of dealership staffing and recruiting trends as we know them, is Adam Robinson, CEO of Hireology.
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