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Cox Automotive Dealership Staffing Study

2 candidate traits dealers need to build solid workforce

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  1. Hireology chief executive officer and co-founder Adam Robinson recommended that stores also generate a local reputation that helps the rooftop generate quality “ups” who could be high-performing, long-term employees.
  2. Robinson described the importance in light of how the firm collaborated with Cox Automotive on a study that showed stores have a 67-percent annual turnover rate among its sales teams, and the average cost of hiring a new dealership employee is $10,000.
  3. “A strong employment brand is a like a filter in front of the process; almost like a magnet because it attracts the right people and repels the wrong people. That’s what you want,” Robinson added.

Many dealerships have a promotional moniker to distinguish itself in their market; for example touting the biggest selection of used vehicles.

Hireology chief executive officer and co-founder Adam Robinson recommended that stores also generate a local reputation that helps the rooftop generate quality “ups” who could be high-performing, long-term employees.

Robinson described the importance in light of how the firm collaborated with Cox Automotive on a study that showed stores have a 67-percent annual turnover rate among its sales teams, and the average cost of hiring a new dealership employee is $10,000.

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