Have you ever felt like you really don’t fit in at your job?
Writing a resume/CV has been something I never had to do until recently. I am very horrible at it! I have read so much information about resume/CV writing that I have found it’s smart to have ten or so ready to send. It is absurd. To the Gods of resume writing whom I have insufficient funds to afford your services, I shall commit blasphemy!!
In a day where everyone is fixated on their mobile devices and how to succeed in life, we forget the big picture. We wanted to change the world as kids. Is this still relevant? Absolutely!
Potential employers look at my resume and grimace. They see someone who has been many places. I understand as a hiring manager/director what that looks like. I have been up front with individuals with resumes like mine and told them I am looking for stability not “job hoppers”. It says a lot about someone, so I understand. Truth is, the automotive retail business outside large or distinguished auto groups is not stability built.
Mindless order takers never make good managers. You can take 30 vehicle orders a month and it does not equivalate to management or director material. If you are going to grow your management staff correctly to where they can deal with employees. They need to learn consulting skills. Understanding needs, the big picture and the firm grasp of the entire operation (yes, go write service for a bit!!). These are just a few amongst the many that evolve sales consultants into managers.
The Positives of Having Extended Warranty Coverage Everyone goes into finance their vehicle and is offered an extended warranty. This…
When looking for that “someone” to trust and take your organization to the next level, bet on the black horse.
The automotive retail dealership is increasing their path to extinction. They are becoming dinosaurs. Huge but slow and ingrained with old mentality. Every avenue of the aftermarket automotive industry is literally slaughtering retail dealers. Pre-owned vehicles, service, parts and collision.
The World Lost a Great Leader but the Lord Gained One The Lord welcomed a great man into his kingdom…
An age-old question many colleagues, peers and dealer personnel have frustratingly asked. Automakers hire fresh college graduates or recruit to fill positions that interact with dealership management that have no experience in retail. Not all automakers do this, but a large majority do.