Capitol Honda Reviews

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    Not enough work!

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    Former Employee - Mechanic in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Mechanic in San Jose, CA
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    I worked at Capitol Honda full-time (More than a year)


    None at all. Not really anything good to say. Glass door just making me write twenty words so it looks better.


    Like a typical new car dealer on the fixed ops side, they hardly have enough work to feed the mechanics they have so they hire more. Work load consists of about 75% warranty and 25% customer pay. Honda is famous for cutting labor times for warranty work to the mechanics but expect every car to be fixed the first time. This practice causes mechanics to throw parts at cars in attempt to fix faster so they can make money. Mechanics are paid by the job and not hourly. Capitol Honda does a horrible job of delegating the work to the proper trained mechanics and tend to feed the guys they like and starve the ones they don't like. Mechanic turn over rate is extremely high. They have a few guys that have been there a long time, but those are the ones who are fed constantly.

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    Sell dealer back to Ted Stevens.

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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Capitol Honda in March 2008.


    The MO is to have the interviewee wait in near the front desk for several hours before the the start. probably to see how desperate you are for the job. all you have to do is say you want to make as much money as possible and you will get the job

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    no negotiation

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Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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