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  1. Outstanding Company to Work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at McGrath Auto full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company has a desire for you to succeed and provides you with the tools to do so. It is family owned and operated and there are multiple McGrath Family members at work each day and they are all great to work with. Promotion happens from within and as long as you make yourself the Obvious Choice you are a candidate for any position regardless of your current job title.

    Cons

    Balancing the hours can become difficult at sometimes but that is throughout the automotive industry, not just for any of these dealerships.


  2. Life changing!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McGrath Auto full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Unlimited oppurtunity, freedom, great atmosphere, does not feel like work.

    Cons

    Outside of the hours I can't think of any.

    Advice to Management

    Flex Time!


  3. good company with typical caveats

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Sales in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at McGrath Auto full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    high earnings potential and fun work environment

    Cons

    inconsistent pay, crappy holiday pay/policy, lot of politics involved--the top guys get a lot of help from management.

    Advice to Management

    inspire hard work and success rather than threaten employees


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  5. Sales Consultant

    Current Employee - Sales in Hiawatha, IA
    Current Employee - Sales in Hiawatha, IA

    I have been working at McGrath Auto full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    McGrath has a very friendly atmosphere with a lot of training from various departments. They have a very clean service department which add value to their brand.

    Cons

    Forget about having any two days off in a row and be prepared to work very long hours. The day starts at 8:30 to 9pm on Monday and Thursday nights. Sales people stay longer when a customer is finishing up in the business office.

    Advice to Management

    Put in a lighted "Service Department" sign to help customers better recognize where they need to get service especially for new service customers. Saw many park and ask where the service department is.


  6. Great opportunity if you are willing to work for it.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at McGrath Auto

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    There is unlimited income potential selling cars. All of the people are great to work with. Training is very good.

    Cons

    You will work an average of about 50 hours per week. Getting time off can be very difficult. Always worrying about being replaced by someone new if you have a down month.



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