Fighting high turnover and building a strong team takes a lot of work, time, and effort, right? The problem is, you don’t always have a lot of time. Additionally, dealership managers and owners have to meet their employees half-way. Building better onboarding and offering training is the first step to creating a culture of learning. Here’s why that’s so important:
Inc.com: You know who your best employees are: the ones who want to continuously learn and take on new projects. The problem isn’t identifying the top movers and shakers; the problem is that even your best and brightest are simply too busy.
Harvard Business Review: Is it possible to sustain a culture of continuous improvement? Several studies into the long-term success of programs designed to improve the workplace (across various industries) found interesting results.
Training Industry: Want to increase productivity and profit? The key to building a team of employees who want to learn your systems, take on new challenges, and master your technology lies your assurance that they’re free to take the time to truly learn. Yes, on your dime.
Entrepreneur: During the recession, companies who invested in learning programs found actual, bragging-rights profits while other companies struggled. The market might be smiling upon us now, but that’s no reason to be lazy…
Hireology: The automotive industry is no stranger to change. Here’s a look at some of the big shifts in job roles and responsibilities—and the big opportunities to learn new skills along the way—your dealership needs to be prepared for.
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