Conducting ‘Stay’ Interviews Instead of Job Interviews for Powersports Dealers

Understand What’s Working and What Isn’t We have all heard of job interviews and some of us have even suffered through an exit interview or two, but have you ever heard of a “stay” interview? It’s interesting to note that although motorcycle dealerships have an incredible turnover rate, many dealer principals don’t do anything about

Continue Reading

Can’t Find Good Help?

Don’t Overlook Out-Of-State Candidates Time to broaden your horizons? One of the biggest challenges for employers is finding qualified candidates, especially technicians (but that is a whole different topic). We will be the first to admit that good help can be hard to find, but you may need to broaden your horizons. Many employers in

Continue Reading

Ch-ch-changes!

Turn and Face The Strange? The job is fine, it pays well and you like your co-workers. So why waste time looking for a new gig? Well, I’m not saying you should spend all your free time job searching. But as many of us learned the hard way after the 2008 crash, it doesn’t hurt to

Continue Reading

Always Be Looking for Employees

Have a Plan B for Employees With apologies to Alec Baldwin’s definitive sales strategy in the movie Glengarry Glen Ross, people in the powersports industry should “Always Be Looking” rather than closing. A high percentage of motorcycle dealerships don’t seem to get the ABCs of running a business in terms of employment. We all know that

Continue Reading