Online Interviewing

Online Interviewing

One of the effects of the lock down is a growing acceptance of the use of online video as an acceptable way of communicating with our fellow human beings. 7 weeks ago (yes it’s been that long!), how many of us had heard of Zoom or Microsoft Teams? I certainly hadn’t, but we’ve been using Skype for at least 10 years as an internal way […]

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Warning on using Indeed to apply for jobs

Warning on using Indeed to apply for jobs

Indeed is still one of the strongest sources of jobs on the internet, but there are a couple of things you need to bear in mind if you’re applying for jobs through their site. SAVING YOUR CV TO INDEED – Don’t do it. Indeed garbles it up and formats it in a really weird way. – Just upload a PDF or Word document of your […]

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Experienced Service Advisor Relocating – North West

Experienced Service Advisor Relocating – North West

We’ve been contacted by an experienced Service Advisor relocating to the North West looking for a role. She has several years main dealer experience in service and parts and is experienced with Kerridge Rev 8. The relocation is for family reasons and she will be able to move very quickly (she’ll live with family initially) once she has a confirmed job offer in the Preston/Blackpool […]

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Sales Manager Available – Notts/Lincs Border

Sales Manager Available – Notts/Lincs Border

Sales Manager Available – Notts/Lincs Border. An experienced Sales Manager has registered with us today and is looking for a new role. Living near Grantham he is in commuting distance of Lincoln, Newark, Peterborough, Nottingham and Leicester (at a push!). He has worked in both volume and prestige franchises, but is more interested in the employer than the brand. He’s currently on a package of […]

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Vehicle Technician in Lincoln

Vehicle Technician in Lincoln

We have had a vehicle technician in Lincoln register who is looking for a position. He has relocated to the city to be near family and is available for an immediate start. He is ex-REME and has worked in Car and Commercial Vehicle dealers after leaving the military. More recently he has worked abroad (not in the trade) and is now looking for a role […]

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Jobseekers told to call their depression ‘low mood’ on applications

Jobseekers told to call their depression ‘low mood’ on applications. There is obviously still a stigma around depression, but I imagine that all of us know someone that has suffered from depression at some point. 20 years ago I think people were very quick to judge others negatively if they said they suffered from depression, but the younger generation seems much more informed on the […]

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Aftersales Manager – South Wales

Aftersales Manager – South Wales

Aftersales Manager – Major Car Franchise – Cardiff We have received an instruction from our Client a multi-franchised Dealer Group that is looking to recruit a successful and motivated After- Sales Manager to work in their Major Brand dealership in the Capital of Wales. This is a big job and requires candidates who can manage both volume and the added demands of Major Car Brand […]

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Commercial Vehicle Workshop Manager in Oldham

We’ve been approached this afternoon by a candidate in Oldham looking for a role in a Commercial Vehicle workshop. He’s had his own business for the last 5 years, but is now looking to move back into the trade in an employed capacity. Ideally a role as a Workshop Manager, Foreman or Controller that is in commuting distance of Oldham would be his preferred option. […]

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CV Advice for the older candidate

Some useful CV advice for those over 50. Age discrimination occurs, but how do you stop it getting you an interview? Age on your CV

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Key Skills on your CV

Does your CV have a Key Skills section? If not, then you’re not selling yourself properly. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking that whoever looks at your CV will automatically understand your experience and skills. It’s not always the case that the first person looking at your CV is an experienced recruiter, and they will have a simple set of requirements they’ve been told […]

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Cuts to Honda Dealer Network

Cuts to Honda Dealer Network

It looks like there may be significant cuts to the size of the Honda dealer network on the way. Having already set in motion a 10% cut to the network, Honda has revealed that further cuts are on the way in a drive to improve dealer profitability. The timeline on this is mentioned as being 2-3 years and with full consultation with the franchised network. […]

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Tough Interview Question…

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Technician Vacancy – Award Winning Independent in NW London

Technician Vacancy – Award Winning Independent in NW London

Our client, a privately owned and highly respected Volkswagen Specialist Repairer, is seeking a top quality technician to join their Service Team in North West London. Excellent Basic Salary Ongoing Training Great Working Conditions Award Wining Employer Successful candidates must have served a full apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle Repair & Maintenance with a minimum of 5 years post apprenticeship experience or be qualified to Master Technician/Diagnostic level. […]

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Looking for a new job?

Looking for a new job?

We’ve got a number of roles that we urgently need to fill at the moment! Some are dealership based roles, such as Technicians, Service Advisors, Sales Executives etc, but we also have a number of non-dealership roles to fill in Technical Sales, Events Management and Remote Diagnostics. All of our jobs can be found on our vacancy page here or you can just pick up the […]

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Service Advisor – Lincoln

Service Advisor  – Lincoln

Our client, a Franchised Main Dealer, is seeking an experienced Motor Trade Service Advisor to join their team in Lincoln. Benefits of working for this company: Completive salary and excellent commissions Great staff benefits Company pension scheme Training and support Joining a great team and business Career development It goes without saying that you must have first class customer/people handling skills, a good telephone manner […]

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Business Development Manager

Our Client a provider of a unique analytical data management tool to Motor Dealers is seeking a Business Development Manager to help with their next stage of development. This is a rare opportunity to join an innovative company making its mark on the UK motor industry. Competitive basic salary Excellent uncapped commission package. Home based Leading edge product More…

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Event Manager Vacancy

Event Manager Vacancy

Passionate about Events? Events Manager- £26-28,000 DOE + Company Car  Automotive Recruitment Consultants are currently working with a highly respected Events Company that have a rare opportunity for someone to join their events team. Benefits of working for this company: Working on Event Delivery to a major global brand Office based from Central England, with UK-wide event delivery Good Salary Package Contributory pension scheme Joining a talented team with […]

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Job Interview from Hell?

Job Interview from Hell?

Job interview was like being in room with abusive ex, says graduate Olivia Bland. It is possible that there have been more appalling job interviews than the one which Olivia Bland had to undergo at a tech company in Oldham this week. Possible, too, that there are more inept bosses than Craig Dean, the man who subjected her to two hours of personal criticism and […]

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Car Sales Apprentice

Car Sales Apprentice

Think of apprenticeships and trainee electricians, rookie carpenters and novice plumbers probably come to mind. But car sales executives? More on this story at Auto Express…

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Parts Account Executive – Fantastic Opportunity

Parts Account Executive – Fantastic Opportunity

Our client, an award winning international distributor of performance, luxury and supercar components is searching for an Account Executive to work in their American Retail Sales Division at their offices near Egham in Surrey. Excellent basic salary and bonus package Uncapped commission scheme Excellent working environment Dynamic exciting team environment Winner of Queens Award for Enterprise 2016 Monday – Friday More details…

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Local Business Development Manager

Local Business Development Manager

Must be VAG accredited or working towards the accreditation Our client, a Mutli Vehicle Franchised Main Dealer group, is looking for a motivated Local Business Development Manager to this role is for a Major Brand in the BROMSGROVE area. The role will be based at the dealership, cover the surrounding area, and be active for mainly passenger cars. I am particularly seeking a well-presented and […]

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Sales Manager – Automotive Parts

Sales Manager – Automotive Parts

Our client, an award winning international distributor of performance, luxury and supercar components is searching for a Digital Content and CRM Executive to join their successful team at their offices in Surrey. Excellent basic salary and bonus package Excellent working environment Dynamic exciting team environment Winner of Queens Award for Enterprise 2016 Monday – Friday Previous experience of a similar role within the Motor Trade is essential […]

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Automotive Events Specialist

Passionate about Events? Events Specialist – £24-26,000 dependent on experience Automotive Recruitment Consultants are currently working with a highly respected Events Company that have a rare opportunity for someone to join their events team. Benefits of working for this company: Working on Event Delivery to a major global brand Field role – based from Central England Good Salary Package Contributory pension scheme Joining a talented […]

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Manage your Reed Profile

Last week I posted about the problems you can run into as a job seeker with using Indeed for applications, Indeed Applications , but there also pitfalls when using Reed, probably the largest job board at the moment. When you first register on Reed, you upload your CV and then manually enter profile information about your work experience. It’s the latter part that we recruiters see […]

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Applications via Indeed

If you apply for a job via Indeed you need to be aware that the CV we receive (or any other recruiter for that matter) may not be what you think. The majority of CVs that we receive from them appear to have been processed by some software designed to create uniformity. Unfortunately, it also seems to remove a lot of detail during that process, […]

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Motor Trade Accountant – Field Based Role

Our client is a leading supplier of advanced software solutions, computer services and business communications technology delivering a range of advanced, fully-integrated specialist systems. Benefits of this role: Excellent salary plus bonus Company Car Great Working Environment Ongoing Training and Development Plan Private Health Care Subsidised Dental Care Life Insurance Critical Illness Cover Contributory Pension They are currently seeking a new team member for their […]

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Consent under the GDPR | ICO Blog

ICO Blog The Information Commissioner’s Office Skip to content Home Contributors ← New regulatory powers for the digital age Raising the bar – consent under the GDPR Posted on May 9, 2018 by icocomms By Steve Wood, Deputy Information Commissioner. We’ve already tackled some myths around consent when it comes to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and you’ll be pleased to hear we’ve now […]

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Account Director – Events

Account Director Events – £45-55,000 Negotiable + Car Allowance. Automotive Recruitment Consultants are currently working with a highly respected Events Company that have a rare opportunity for an Events Professional to join their team in a senior role as Account Director. Benefits of working for this company: Responsibility for overall Event Delivery to a major global brand Office based role Central England Excellent Salary Package Contributory pension scheme Company Car (or […]

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Site Coordinator

Our client, a large privately owned vehicle service and repair business, is seeking a Site Coordinator join their team in Wigan to support their team of engineers and associated support staff. Benefits of this role: Excellent basic salary Highly rated employer Life Insurance Contributory Pension Monday – Friday 40 hour week You will need to have experience of working in or managing a workshop facility where you […]

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