Workplace Culture

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    Happy New Year from Dominion Dealer Solutions

    By: Peyton Hoffman, Director of Public Relations and Event Management  Happy New Year! Dominion Dealer Solutions would like to thank each and every one of our dealerships for all your hard work and effort in 2016. It has been a rewarding experience working with you all and we look forward to the unlimited opportunities that […]

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    Happy Thanksgiving from Dominion Dealer Solutions!

    Happy Thanksgiving from Dominion Dealer Solutions!  As we celebrate this holiday, we would like to give thanks to YOU, the dealers, because without you there would be no DDS!  Have a safe and happy holiday weekend! “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but […]

  • Happy Memorial Day from Dominion Dealer Solutions!

    Dominion Dealer Solutions wants to thank those who courageously gave their lives protecting our freedom. Even though today will be filled with BBQs and families spending their day in the sun, it’s important for us to remember and give thanks to our soldiers who made this possible. Honor Our Military Let’s honor our military, The […]

  • A Lesson in Delegation from Henry Bloch

    By: George Nenni, Vice President of Operations If you’ve been in management for any period of time at a dealership, you know the importance of delegation. Without effective delegation, managers become overwhelmed with details. When a manager cannot delegate effectively, the team is not empowered or challenged, creating flight risks for the dealership. This happens to […]

  • Recruiting Toolkit and the Case for Better Recruiting

    By: Jennifer Sanford, Director of Strategic Marketing As mentioned in a previous article on training, turnover is expensive.   There are a number of factors that can reduce turnover – from providing skills-based training to providing ontime reviews – but the single most impactful metric is in the hiring process. Simply put, if you hire […]

  • Top 5 Considerations in Vendor Selection

    By: Jennifer Sanford, Director of Strategic Marketing    The selection process for a vendor is much like the selection process for a new employee.  A lot is at stake – Trust, Value, Credibility, and Money. The cost of making each vendor decision can be very high – not only through the money invested in a […]

  • Dominion’s Top 5 Blogs

    By: Peyton Hoffman, Director of Public Relations and Event Management If you missed our January blogs, here’s a recap of our Top 5: Leadership Resolutions  As we enter a new year, it’s important to pause and reflect. A year’s worth of data and activity – an entire business cycle – however you define it, a “year” provides us with a meaningful […]

  • Why Bother with Training?

    By: Jennifer Sanford, Director of Strategic Marketing As a businessperson, I measure performance with two metrics: top line revenue and bottom line net profit. I spend my time managing hard expenses such as salary and benefits, COGS and advertising, but I have learned that the soft costs associated with personnel development make the biggest impact […]

  • Leadership Resolutions

    By: Jennifer Sanford, Director of Strategic Marketing  As we enter a new year, it’s important to pause and reflect.  A year’s worth of data and activity – an entire business cycle – however you define it, a “year” provides us with a meaningful timeframe to compare our upcoming performance with the past. What happened in […]

  • Happy New Year from Dominion Dealer Solutions!

    It’s the start of a New Year! Dominion Dealer Solutions wants to thank each and every one of our dealerships for all their hard work and effort in 2015! As we all reflect on this magnificent year, let’s remind ourselves of all the possibilities that are waiting for us in the coming year. We’d like […]

  • Christmas in Monroe

    This year, our Dominion Dealer Solutions office in Monroe, Ohio celebrated the holidays with a special Christmas party. The employees dressed up in their favorite ugly Christmas sweaters and held contests for the “Best Balloon Reindeer Antlers” and “Toilet Paper Snowmen.” They had a lot of fun spreading Christmas cheer throughout the office. Take a look […]