Recruitment, motivation and skills development will be hot topics for the IMI People Insight Theatre at Automotive Management Live this November.
Managing directors and chief executives from the automotive retail sector will “challenge and test best practice” surrounding diversity and inclusivity when they meet at a one-day collaborative seminar hosted by Auto Trader and Ennis & Co.
Jardine Motor Group has launched a recruitment drive for its multi-million pound Jaguar Land Rover dealership in Slough, in a bid to attract new talent to staff the facility.
The NFDA and its members have launched a jobs website to attract young people
Furrows Group’s car sales operation is starting to look like a perfect sister act after the business employed the fantastic five Banks siblings in a variety of job roles.
Volvo Car UK will focus on school and college leavers in a bid to fill 60 apprenticeship programme spaces as part of an ongoing recruitment drive in 2018.
Jardine Motors Group HR director Clare Martin has warned that the issue of automotive skills shortage “will widen” with the increasing demands of technical expertise in dealership workshops.
Arnold Clark will attempt to use a newly-launched promotional vehicle to attract young automotive talent to fill the company's 300 vacancies for new apprentices.
There have been an increasing number of dealer groups employing former military personnel to take advantage of ‘transferrable skills’.
Giving employees the freedom to explore opportunities and try new things without fear of failure makes them more engaged, says Board Mentoring's Gillian Wilmot
Former Mitsubishi exec John Chisholm will run financial services at SsangYong Motor UK's parent Bassadone Automotive Group, as it plans a contract hire push
AutoRaise has announced the appointment of former Auto Body Professionals director Mark Bull.
Car dealers should act to limit potential damage from flood of historic employment tribunal claimants.
To prepare for an uncertain future, dealers need to bring in people who challenge their assumptions.
Sales executives at Arnold Clark are now working a five-day week, in a first for the car dealer group.
Jardine Motors Group has taken in its first influx of former RAF service personel as part of an ongoing bid to improve the diversification of its workforce.
The automotive sector is experiencing a period of salaries growth as “businesses are working hard to beat the competition and secure talented recruits”, according to recruitments specialists.
Jardine Motors Group will aim to increase gender diversity and boost customer experience as part of a recruitment drive for its retailers in the North East.
While franchised dealers hope investment and training requirements will deter independents, AM’s survey suggests most workshops are unprepared for boom in AFVs.
Ford has begun a bid to recruit 1,000 technicians for it UK dealerships with the lure of potential salaries of up to £45,000-per-year.
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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