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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!
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!
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
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!
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
October In the News Roundup
In case you missed it, here is the latest news from Auto/Mate!
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
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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