Glyn Hopkin is kicking off 2020 with a recruitment drive to attract 35 new members of staff in sales and aftersales positions at its car dealership sites across the South East.
Car dealers and their manufacturer partners have been highlighting their efforts to recruit the next-generation of automotive sector talent to mark National Apprenticeship Week 2020.
One in two of 300 employers surveyed by CV-Library believes discrimination about class is an issue when hiring.
Over half (56.5%) of automotive professionals lack confidence about their career prospects, according to new research by UK job board CV Library.
JCT600 is set to give another 40 apprentices the chance to “earn while you learn” as it adds to the 100 already in the business on a new rolling recruitment basis.
More than three quarters (78%) of motor trade businesses located in the North East have revealed that they recruited under-qualified technicians in a bid to plug the sector’s skills shortage.
Increased economic uncertainty in the run up to the UK’s upcoming General Election has been blamed for a slow-down in recruitment for automotive sector job roles.
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Shelbourne Motors has opened its new £5m multi-franchise complex, adding Renault, Dacia and Kia retail outlets to its business in Newry.
Autotech Recruit has appointed former Kwik-Fit business development specialist Simon King as its concepts manager as it drives towards further growth.
Car retail management and leadership training and recruitment specialist GMD People is targeting growth under new ownership following its sale to former ASE Global business coach Paul Canning.
Jardine Motors Group has given permanent jobs to a number of placement students who were studying motor vehicle repair at Milton Keynes College.
Ancaster Group has expanded its workforce by 15 people and opened a Hyundai dealership in Welling, Kent.
Glyn Hopkin has launched a recruitment drive after growth in the South East prompted the car retail group to open applications for “dozens of aftersales posts” – including apprenticeships and full-time technician posts.
Activate Group (AGL) has announced the creation of a new body shop division - Activate Accident Repair - following a £3m investment and creating 200 jobs.
Tracks of Exeter has seen a marked expansion in the reach of its recruitment marketing for staff after taking part in AM’s Best UK Dealerships to Work For initiative.
Luscombe Motors has used its status as one of AM’s Best UK Dealerships to Work For as a way of attracting new employees in a competitive recruitment market.
Shelbourne Motors has launched a recruitment drive for its new £5 million Kia and Renault multi-franchise car dealership facility at Newry with the aim of filling 60 vacancies.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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