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VinSolutions Overview

Shawnee Mission, KS
501 to 1000 employees
2006
Company - Private
Information Technology
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
VinSolutions® helps dealers make every customer connection count by providing sophisticated yet easy-to-use software solutions that span the scope of dealership operations.

With its cloud-based system, VinSolutions’ all-in-one ... Read more

Mission: VinSolutions® helps dealers make every customer connection count by providing sophisticated yet easy-to-use software solutions that span the scope of dealership operations.

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  • Last week, we held a volunteer fair for our team members to sign up for various volunteer opportunities! Last March, we logged 1252 hours, we are looking to squash that number this year!

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VinSolutions – Why Work For Us?


VinSolutions® helps dealers make every customer connection count by providing sophisticated yet easy-to-use software solutions that span the scope of dealership operations.
 
With its cloud-based system, VinSolutions’ all-in-one internal management, sales and service marketing solutions platform is accessible from anywhere an Internet connection is available, including mobile devices.
 
VinSolutions is OEM certified by every major manufacturer and is ADP, Reynolds & Reynolds, and DealerTrack DMS certified.
 
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, VinSolutions is wholly owned by Cox Automotive™, which also includes AutoTrader.com®, Kelley Blue Book®, vAuto®, HomeNet Automotive® and Haystak™ Digital Marketing. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.

We appreciate your interest in a career opportunity with VinSolutions. A strong, fast-growing company and a member of Cox Automotive, we’re always searching for new talent to join our team. The people who succeed at VinSolutions are driven, high-energy individuals with a passion for innovation and delivering excellent service to our customers.
 
When you join our team, you gain access to a wealth of opportunities for career growth and expansion — with VinSolutions and with all Cox Automotive companies. We work hard to craft challenging and rewarding career paths for our employees, and offer excellent benefits, including pension and 401(k) packages and employee discounts.
 

From our headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas, and in various additional locations across the country, we hire primarily in the areas of software development, operations and sales. 

VinSolutions is honored to be recognized as a leading technology solutions provider in the automotive industry. Our awards and accolades are a testament to our employees and our dealer customers, who drive us to grow and innovate year after year.


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Community outreach is a core value at VinSolutions. Our employees volunteer their time and energy throughout the year to organizations that positively impact our community.
 
Cooking and cleaning at the Hope Lodge
American Cancer Society (ACS)
 
For more than 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. With the help of millions of supporters worldwide, ACS helps people get well, stay well, find cures and fight back against cancer.
 
The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge provides free lodging for cancer patients traveling to Kansas City for treatment. During their stay, patients receive education, emotional and social support in a nurturing, comfortable environment. Volunteer teams from VinSolutions have prepared meals, cleaned and repaired facilities to show support for Hope Lodge residents and for the American Cancer Society’s tireless efforts in the fight against cancer.
 
Packing meals for donation
Harvesters: The Community Food Network
 
Since 1979, Harvesters has collected food and related household items from community and industry sources, distributed them to those in need through a network of nonprofit agencies, and offered leadership, education and nutrition services to the community, all to increase awareness of hunger and generate solutions to help end hunger for good.
 
Teams from VinSolutions have assisted in opening and repackaging food and supplies for families and schools throughout the community.
 
Planting a new vegetable garden
Gillis Center
 
The Gillis Center began in 1870 as a support service for families following the Civil War, grew to become an orphanage before becoming what it is today: a foundation focused on assisting troubled children and their families to become healthy and self-sufficient.
 
VinSolutions volunteers planted a vegetable garden for Gillis Center children to grow and maintain.
 
Landscaping a treatment center
Ozanam
 
From its main campus in South Kansas City, Ozanam’s multi-service treatment center provides residential and educational treatment programs for boys and girls ages 12 to 18, and provides independent living and consultation services for schools throughout the region.
 
A team of VinSolutions volunteers cleaned and prepared the grounds outside Ozanam for a children’s plant sale.
 
Donating blood for the Community Blood Center
America’s Blood Centers (ABC)
 
ABC is the nation’s largest network of not-for-profit, independent community blood centers that collect more than 50 percent of the nation’s blood supply at more than 600 blood collection centers.
 
VinSolutions holds blood drives to support the Community Blood Center in its mission to maintain a safe and dependable blood supply for the
Kansas City region.
 
Selling high fives to fight pediatric disease
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
 
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research
and treatment.
 
On National High Five Day, VinSolutions employees purchased honorary high fives (hand-shaped tribute cards with your colleague’s name on them) to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
 
Selling smiles for cancer research
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)
 
LLS is the world’s largest voluntary (nonprofit) health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services.
 
VinSolutions invites employees to purchase a smile for a fellow employee, and donates the proceeds to LLS.
 
Walking to fight blindness
Foundation Fighting Blindness
 
The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness Inc. is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher syndrome and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.
 
VinSolutions volunteers will participate in VisionWalk, the Foundation’s signature fundraising event that raises millions of dollars to fund its research.

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    I have been working at VinSolutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They don't micro manage.
    Great pay.
    Very flexible with time off.
    Laugh all day!

    Cons

    I have not experienced any cons.

    Advice to Management

    Keep being rock stars!

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VinSolutions Photos

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VinSolutions Interviews

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at VinSolutions (Kansas City, KS) in April 2016.

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    I got contacted by a recruiter who set up and interview. Came in for the interview and it was very relaxed. They were conducting business and giving interview at the same time. They have another person sit in on the interview and in my experience, it was confusing because they kept coming in and out. They asked pretty typical questions but did get more personal as the interview went on.

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VinSolutions Awards & Accolades

  • Peak Performance Award, PCG Consulting, 2014
  • CRM Champion Award, PCG Consulting, 2014
  • Top 20 Automotive, CIO Review Magazine, 2014
  • Software Solutions Provider, CIO Review Magazine, 2014
  • Technology Leadership Award, Dealer Marketing Magazine, 2014
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