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ICEBREAKER: Tammy Tecklenburg On Being A Mentor

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 11th, 2020 9:00am

ICEBREAKER ICEBREAKER: Tammy Tecklenburg On Being A Mentor “We all have experiences and different opportunities to share,” said Tecklenburg.   By Amy Antenora on May 8, 2020  Amy Antenora has served as editor of aftermarketNews since 2002 and has worked in the field of journalism for two decades. A graduate of Kent State University, Amy also earned her AAP designation from Northwood ...


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Leadership: Emotional Intelligence Is Critical Right Now By Jody DeVere -April 3, 2020

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 7th, 2020 12:00pm

Leadership: Emotional Intelligence Is Critical Right Now Strong “Emotional Intelligence” and “Listening Skills” are critical for leaders to make balanced decisions, cultivate a “can-do’ culture and build for the future during this time. By   Jody DeVere  April 3, 2020   The world has been turned topsy-turvy for automotive industry business leaders due to COVID-19. As ...


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Automotive News - Fixed Ops Journal: Underrepresentation of women contributes to dealerships' tech shortage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 20th, 2020 12:00am

12/15/19  by Rick Popely About half the customers who take their vehicles to franchised dealerships for service are women, but their odds of being greeted by a female service adviser are only 1 in 5. The chances that a female technician will work on their car or truck are far slimmer — a little better than 1 in 100. Most dealers are scrambling just to find men to work as techs, let alone women. But they may be missing ...


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Patty Says: Jody DeVere Speaks on CBT News About Bringing #MeToo to the Auto Industry

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 27th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: Jody DeVere Speaks on CBT News About Bringing #MeToo to the Auto Industry Improving the shopping experience for women is a hot topic here at AskPatty, as you may imagine, and businesses are busy finding many ways to enhance the experience of their women customers.  It's become such a trend industry wide that CBT News brought in AskPatty CEO Jody DeVere in order to get her take on what automotive businesses can do to better serve their women customers.  In an industry that has long been marked ...


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Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 8th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type? According to the Car Care News Service, there are two types of Fathers...those who work on their own vehicles and those who don't. Whether your dad is a do-it-yourselfer (DIY) or a Do-It-For-Me type (DIFM), consider an automotive gift for Dad this Father's Day. 69% of male drivers work on their car, truck, mini van or SUV, according to the Car Care Council. Whether it's light maintenance, like changing the ...


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Audi #ChangingTheGame and Breaking Gender Stereotypes

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 29th, 2016 9:00am

Audi #ChangingTheGame and Breaking Gender Stereotypes It's no secret that pink is my favorite color, it has been since my childhood, when I discovered the magenta crayon in my big box of Crayolas. However, as much as I adore a nice bright fuchsia or a glossy #chromepink, I've also been known to wear glittery blue nail polish as well. I might be a girl, but I love both pink and blue Called "Let's Change the Game," Audi's recent holiday commercial ...


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#Celebrity #Cars: #AmberRose and her #ChromePink #Jeep #Wrangler

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 12th, 2016 6:00am

#Celebrity #Cars: #AmberRose and her #ChromePink #Jeep #Wrangler We were out and about in California's San Fernando Valley recently, when we discovered this chrome pink Jeep Wrangler parked on Ventura Boulevard in Encino. There was no missing it, actually, thanks to its retina-searing gleam in my absolute favorite color. It didn't take much detective work to trace it to celebrity Amber Rose, affectionately known as Muva, who also happens to live nearby in a swanky south-of-the-boulevard ...


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Ford Helps Honeybees in Rouge Plant Orchard

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 16th, 2016 6:00am

Ford Helps Honeybees in Rouge Plant Orchard Honeybees have been on the decline in the United States for more than three decades due to colony collapse disorder, parasites, pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and pesticides. Meanwhile, the Ford Rouge Complex in Dearborn -- in addition to employing thousands of factory workers -- is also home to 80,000 honeybees, thanks to Mary Mason and the company’s wildlife habitat strategy, which in the last 15 years has brought nature ...


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Best of Bloomberg News - Jody DeVere Quoted on Importance of Changing Culture to attract, Hire and Retain Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 11th, 2016 7:56am

Best of Bloomberg News - Jody DeVere Quoted on Importance of Changing Culture to attract, Hire and Retain Women ... Read More!


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Will hiring females improve customer retention? Jody DeVere weighs in.

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 11th, 2016 7:43am

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


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