Group 1 Automotive Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Nov 17, 2020

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Group 1 Automotive President, CEO, and Director Earl J. Hesterberg
Earl J. Hesterberg
122 Ratings
Pros
  • "Big dealership network, lots of different brands to represent(in 10 reviews)

  • "Great company with loads of good benefits(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Have to work every Saturday and long hours during the week(in 32 reviews)

  • "They work you to death at the dealership and don't give a rat about you(in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Best in the Automotive industry"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Group 1 Automotive full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Most competitive pay, strong health insurance and benefits package

    Cons

    Long Hours, this is not a fault of the company but the automotive industry as a whole.

  2. "Mercedes-Benz Sales Consultant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Group 1 Automotive full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discounts on new and used cars

    Cons

    Have to work every Saturday and long hours during the week


  3. "Parts Advisor"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Parts Advisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Group 1 Automotive full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of great people to work with in store.

    Cons

    Overall it was a great place to work, long hours with no overtime.

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  4. "Group 1 Automotive"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Group 1 Automotive full-time

    Pros

    Management was great and supportive

    Cons

    You work really long hours.

  5. "blue collar with the lesser half of humanity"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lube/Express Technician in Richmond, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Group 1 Automotive full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    benefits, decent pay, occasional free food

    Cons

    long hours, extreme weather, working Saturdays, work culture, management

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  6. "great place"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Group 1 Automotive full-time

    Pros

    great place to work at lots of opportunities

    Cons

    long hours as with every job in this line of business

  7. "long hours"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management Trainee in Arlington, TX

    I worked at Group 1 Automotive full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Wide variety of training and skills

    Cons

    long hours, and high stress

  8. "great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Parts in Rock Hill, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Group 1 Automotive full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good atmosphere room to move up

    Cons

    long hours some people who work there think they are better than everyone

  9. "Assistant Service manager"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Group 1 Automotive full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunities for growth Career advancement

    Cons

    Long hours at dealership Egomaniacs as managers Still part of good old boy club

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    "Not a prosperous company"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Egg Harbor Township, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Group 1 Automotive full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Employee discounts on Mechanic Work

    Cons

    Mediocre Pay, long hours, management doesn’t care about you, managers give away your gross profit, poor leadership skills

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