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So, your service drive wants and probably needs to hire women, but maybe you have never had a woman working in fixed-ops. What do you do? Jody Devere of AskPatty.com answers the question of will hiring female improve retention? Source: servicedrivetoday.com
"During a certain era, automakers made vehicles that only lasted three years or so. But cars today can last over 200,000 miles if you maintain them to the letter of the law," says Jody Devere, CEO of AskPatty.com, a car web site for women. Pickups and SUVs on average last longer, she says. "When you think about what those vehicles are to be used for, it makes sense—they can carry more weight and are built for rougher ...
Jody is a dear friend of mine and has created an amazing culture at AskPatty.com. I am thrilled to be able to share her knowledge on what it takes to craft world-class culture in today’s business world. While she works specifically in automotive, I believe whole-heartedly that her lessons can apply to any industry. As I say time and again, we’re not in the car business—we’re in the people business. ... Read More!
Kathy Gilbert was honored with a Spirit of Leadership Award during NADA from the Women’s Automotive Association International, and is on the board of the upcoming Women and Automotive Conference, http://www.womeninautomotive.com/, in Orlando, Fl June 26th- 28th. She is very invested and involved with CDK’s women's initiatives and mentoring women leaders. ... Read More!
Dealerships around the country struggle to find innovative ways to recruit and retain top female talent; meanwhile, women themselves face challenges balancing work and home and often have to establish their place in the traditional dealership. It’s a situation that many believe needs to change. ... Read More!
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This spring we're teaming up with Sears Auto Center to present a free Car Care Clinic to keep “Women on the Move”, so we're kicking things off with some great must-know car care tips. If you're looking for a little Car Care 101, read on – if you want to learn even more, get to a Sears Auto Center Car Care Clinic on May 21! This spring we're teaming up with Sears Auto Center to present a free Car Care Clinic to ...