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AutoNation Reviews

Updated May 7, 2017
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Pros
  • A great company to work for, however the business is run very firmly (in 23 reviews)

  • It is a very high energy place to work with a lot of great people (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours with poor compensation (in 69 reviews)

  • Their pay plan for salespeople is directed toward early 'twenty' somethings that are transitioning into the professional world (in 55 reviews)

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  1. "Enjoyed my job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Porter in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Former Employee - Porter in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AutoNation part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good corporate structure, clear expectations for employees.

    Cons

    Didn't enjoy working with some of the people at my location.

    Advice to Management

    Porters/valets not really necessary on Sundays, at least 2 aren't necessary.

    AutoNation Response

    May 19, 2017 – Content Marketer

    Thank you for your feedback and for acknowledging the corporate structure that we pride ourselves on. It is very important to us that our employees feel appreciated and have the opportunity to grow ... More


  2. "Client Architecture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Staff, Growing company, Fun corporate events

    Cons

    Environment is getting more and more callous and corporate.


  3. "HR DIrector"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Lots of hours as an employee


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  5. "Sales"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Des Plaines, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Des Plaines, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Team work ! Very unusual for car sales and competitive sales. Management cares about you the client and everyone's overall experience!

    Cons

    If you can't self manage your self then this is not the job for you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up your coaching skills to succeed. You're dedication makes us work harder!


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Sales associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AutoNation full-time

    Pros

    management is professional. money is also very good.

    Cons

    crazy hours but if youre willing to work you will get paid


  7. "Good company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Parts Associate in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Parts Associate in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay. Luckily, my boss doesn't micromanage and we are empowered to do what is best for the customer. My position is 8-5 M-F with an hour lunch.

    Cons

    Terrible insurance policys and 401k matching. Recently our PTO waa reduced by a few days each year.

    Advice to Management

    Please look at a restructuring of benefits to match what other companies are offering.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "I enjoy my work at AutoNation, specifically as a Hyundai eCommerce Sales Consultant."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ecommerce Sales Consultant in Buford, GA
    Current Employee - Ecommerce Sales Consultant in Buford, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Fair and rewarding pay plan
    -Plenty of spiffs and bonuses
    -Strong management team with your interest in mind
    -Lax environment
    -Strong sense of family

    Cons

    -Biggest con is the hours, which comes with the business
    -Management is great but some managers can be very stubborn or disconnected


  9. "warranty assistace"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Doral, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Doral, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    you must be multitasking if not your
    done.

    Cons

    pretty good company to start growing


  10. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Slow to make changes, but that happens with larger companies.


  11. "Sale associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Autonation showed me their great customer service after buying several cars from them. Then one day I decided to be employed by them. So far it is great.

    Cons

    Hours and days are long.


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