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Hiring At Dealerships: Are You Using HR Software?

In honor of one of my favorite movies, Catch Me If You Can, I’m going to use a quote from one of Hollywood’s finest—Christopher Walken:

“Two little mice fell in a bucket of cream. The first mouse quickly gave up and drowned. The second mouse, wouldn’t quit. He struggled so hard that eventually he churned that cream into butter and crawled out. Gentlemen, as of this moment, I am that second mouse.” – Frank Abagnale Sr.

Most people strive to be the second mouse that Christopher Walken’s character mentions in the movie. I mean, why not? People want to succeed, earn respect and accomplish amazing feats. It’s a normal human desire.

Nevertheless, there’s nothing wrong with a getting a little help along the way, especially when it comes to hiring at your auto dealership. This rings true for hiring managers who are hiring purely off of “word of mouth” recruiting or by using limited resources. These types of hiring strategies severely lower your changes of finding quality candidates, as well as raise the probability of a higher turnover rate at your company. 4232f2fa85bd871d85c1706d44c2c454.jpg?t=1

There’s a reason why most hiring managers use a hiring management system. According to a recent report from Software Advice, an HR and recruiting technology research firm, there are some important facts that highlight the significance of using a hiring management system in the recruiting business. In the report, Software Advice polled nearly 200 HR professionals about their current HR software usage. Here are some of their key findings:

  • 89% of respondents were either “somewhat” or “very satisfied” with their software, making it clear that HR software is worth the investment.

 

  • 44% of respondents plan to increase their investment in performance review applications in 2015.

  • 42% of respondents plan to increase their investment in personal tracking applications in 2015. 

They say numbers don’t lie. Hiring managers are taking a liking to using this type of software and it appears this trend is only growing.  So if you’re a hiring manager at an auto dealership looking for a more accurate hiring process, consider using some assistance from a hiring management system. You never know, it could help you become that second mouse one day…or at least recruit someone like that mouse.

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