Hendrick Automotive Group

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Hendrick Automotive Group Reviews

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16 Reviews
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Edward J. (Ed) Brown III
8 Ratings

    Great Company With Questionable Future

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant  in  Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time for more than 5 years


    Historically was a great place. Very strong benefits if grandfathered in. Good comp if in the right areas and you can sacrifice all time.


    Sweeping salary reductions to increase corporate bottom line. Less family culture than that preached by Sr. and Exec. Management. Terrible work/life balance if you have or want a family. Sales consultants treated as quick expendable numbers. Constant in-your-face with execs big earnings and car collections while many struggle to make ends meet. Execs have great holidays, not others. Downhill since shifting CEO assignment to the once fired banking exec.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Embrace the once positive culture.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Disapproves of CEO

Hendrick Automotive Group Interviews

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    BDC Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Charleston, SC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charleston, SC
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at Hendrick Automotive Group in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Show up friendly, articulate, teachable, trainable, and ready for hard work. The usual things like dress professional, ask questions about the company and the role, ask in there is room for growth and upward mobility. If you have a call center or appointment setting experience, that's a plus. If you KNOW someone at that particular dealership, it goes a long way, also.

    Interview Questions
    • What's your previous experience? Can you read from a script? When can you start? Pretty easy stuff, especially when they need "warm bodies" to sit in seats.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. The managers tell you what they offer, take it or leave it. However, with hard work, the commission structure can be sweet.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.hendrickauto.com
Headquarters Charlotte, NC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1976
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

For megadealer Hendrick Automotive Group, variety is the spice of life. The second-largest privately owned dealership group in the US, Hendrick Automotive sells new and used cars and light trucks under more than 28 makes, from Acura to Volvo. It has a network of around 88 dealerships in 13 states from the Carolinas, to Texas, to California. The company also offers financing, as well as automobile parts, accessories, maintenance, and body repair services at more than 15 locations. Chairman Rick Hendrick owns the company, which began in 1976 as a single dealership in... More

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