Automotive News searching for best dealerships to work for

NADA provides the analysis, and Automotive News gives out the awards. The publication is encouraging dealerships that have built successful teams worthy of recognition to register to participate in its Best Dealerships to Work For program.


In addition to the opportunity to be named among the best of 2018, all dealerships that enter will receive a free employer benchmark summary, which shows how they compare with others in the program. To be considered, dealers must register by April 6, 2018 at


Once registered, dealerships will be contacted by Best Companies Group, the organization that manages the Best Dealerships program. Someone there will walk dealers that sign up through a two-part dealership assessment.


Part one is a questionnaire about dealership policies, practices and demographics. Part two is a survey of all employees in the dealership, in which they respond to a variety of statements on a five point agreement scale, and answer two open-ended and seven demographic questions. The collected information will be used to produce a detailed set of data enabling the analysts to determine the strengths and opportunities of each dealership.

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