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  • 3 Steps to a Better Hiring Process
    by Dave Druzynski   Somewhere out there is the perfect candidate for your job opening, but finding that person can be a challenge. How much thought and time do you put into your hiring process? Many dealers still have a.. READ MORE
  • January In the News
    Here's a roundup of our latest articles, events and news!     Publications F&I Showroom Your Pay Plan is Driving Talent Away 45% of dealers cite personnel/turnover as one of the top three issues that keeps them up at night. In this article, Chief People.. READ MORE
  • Get the DMS You Deserve at NADA
    Are you headed to the NADA Convention & Expo in San Francisco? If you're a current customer, visit Booth #2301S to check out our newest DMS features and updates.   If you're not a current customer, why not? Consider making.. READ MORE
  • How to Prevent Workplace Harassment
    By Dave Druzynski, Chief People Officer, Auto/Mate   In today’s age of social media, Weinstein and #MeToo, preventing workplace harassment needs to be at the forefront of every dealer’s mind. A single incident can hit social media so quickly that.. READ MORE
  • December In the News Roundup
    In case you missed it, here's the latest news from Auto/Mate!   Publications   DrivingSales How Important are Pay Plans? In this video interview, Dave Druzynski explains why traditional, commission-based pay plans might not motivate all employees, and shares alternative approaches that most employees.. READ MORE
  • 5 FAQs About Accounts Payable Automation
    by Mads Toksvaerd, CEO/Founder, DocuBizz Accounts Payable (AP) is a tedious process that holds great untapped savings for almost any dealership regardless of size.   The question: How can you realize those savings without overspending or overcomplicating the process? In many European.. READ MORE
  • Rock’s Rants: Service Advisors and Phones
    By Ken Rock, Customer Care Manager   It's 7:00 a.m. and your dealership's service lane is filled with customers and their vehicles. As a service advisor, your job is to greet these customers, check in their vehicles and get them.. READ MORE
  • The Benefits of Pulling Multiple Bureaus to Find the Best Deal for Your Customers
    By Susan Burke, VP of Marketing, 700 Credit Did you know the average difference between a typical lender credit tier is less than 30 points?  More importantly there is only a 96-point spread between a top credit tier (excellent.. READ MORE
  • November In the News Roundup
    Want to know what's happening with Auto/Mate? Check our blog on a regular basis and read this monthly roundup!     Publications Dealer Solutions, November 2018 5 Tips to Boost F&I Profit Margins Updating your dealership’s processes and technology can greatly improve the customer.. READ MORE
  • How to Conquer Fear of the Unknown
    By Vic Taylor, Go Team Ninja   For the past couple years, I have been on Auto/Mate’s Go Team and as I have worked with our clients and observed others, one thing I’ve noticed is that fear of the unknown.. READ MORE
  • How Gender Pay Equity Laws Will Affect Hiring
    By Dave Druzynski, Chief People Officer, Auto/Mate   The movement to address gender pay equity has gained tremendous traction in the last year. It has been 50 years since the U.S. Equal Pay Act was passed, yet, women still make.. READ MORE
  • October In the News Roundup
    In case you missed it, here is the latest news from Auto/Mate!       Dealer Solutions How to Win the Battle of the Generations Are some of your service department employees resistant to adopting new technology? Ken Rock shares tips for overcoming generational.. READ MORE
  • Save Time and Get Paid Faster with eContracting
    Guest blog by Matt Orlando, Director, OEM Strategy and Customer Solutions, RouteOne   Simplifying the vehicle finance and purchase process has become a priority for every dealership. Streamlining these workflows not only elevates your bottom line, but helps you offer a.. READ MORE
  • Dealers Selling Autonomous Vehicles: When is it Really Going to Happen?
    Guest blog by Larry Schlagheck, Managing Director, WardsAuto   The times they are a-changin’ was Bob Dylan’s hit single in 1965 and was intended to be an anthem of change. No disrespect to Mr. Dylan and his intent behind the.. READ MORE
  • How to Win the Fixed Ops Talent War
    The unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been for 10 years, which is great unless you’re trying to hire skilled and experienced employees—especially technicians. To overcome shortages, service directors often resort to poaching from the competition, which ultimately.. READ MORE

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