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Hendrick Automotive Group Reviews

Updated April 10, 2017
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Hendrick Automotive Group President and CEO Edward J. (Ed) Brown III
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Pros
  • Great company great benefits, dominates the marketplace (in 13 reviews)

  • Free health insurance, good 401K option, better benefits after three years of employment, company discourages management from firing people (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Many people have children and because of very long hours it can be difficult (in 21 reviews)

  • The pay plan is a tier system instead of gross and its a terrible work to life balance you will work 80 hours a week (in 12 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (3)

    "sales consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    flexible hours, great benefits, very rewarding i think my job is a great one and would recommend it to everyone the hendrick org. has great values and supports it's staff all across the board

    Cons

    as a sales consultant you will be exposed to weather and you may put in some hours depending on how successful you want to be and at times the sales process can be slow but that's just becuase it must be done right when some one it buying a vehicle

    Advice to Management

    not really any big advice for the management just be as efficient as possible and keep providing great service


  2. "Great!"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk in Fayetteville, NC
    Former Employee - Front Desk in Fayetteville, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I applied for a job there and they actually got back to me and I liked that a lot Great company.

    Cons

    The only con I have with them is I did not get the job. The job looked fun. I guess I didn't have enough experience.

    Hendrick Automotive Group Response

    Apr 12, 2017 – Social Media Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. We apologize your experience didn’t go as you hoped or expected. We would like the opportunity to discuss your concerns in more detail, please contact us at ... More


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Don't stick up for what's right"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Murrieta, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Murrieta, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Decent pay
    Cool employees

    Cons

    Upper management are sheeps in wolfs clothing. They pretend to care and listen and the moment you stick up for yourself or what is morally right you are turned on and have a target on your back. Tons of harassment going on and nothing is done about it. Micro managing boss. Not a leader one bit. Constantly reminding you of the mistakes you make when he was making the same amount if not more.

    Constantly degrading your character and effort of work. Lots of drama and pointing fingers

    Advice to Management

    Check your ego's at the door please!!! You have all these employees who bust their hump day in and day out for you.

    When multiple employees complain about a manger investigate it and do the right thing. Don't ignore it because you think he's profitable. Or compiles are these stupid excel spreadsheets to think you're saving money

    When your managers are constantly micromanaging you,Mistakes will be made because they are feeling the pressure.Treat your employees with respect and get rid of the motto that everyone is replaceable.

    Give your employees the space they need to work especially if they are making you money.

    Hendrick Automotive Group Response

    Apr 11, 2017 – Social Media Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. We apologize your experience didn’t go as you hoped or expected. We would like the opportunity to discuss your concerns in more detail, please contact us at ... More


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "terrible"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Guest Service Representative in Alabam, AR
    Former Employee - Guest Service Representative in Alabam, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    free insurance, sleep later, air condition

    Cons

    long hours, 9$ per hour , rude management, huge work over load for guest service reps

    Advice to Management

    stop being so rude.

    Hendrick Automotive Group Response

    Apr 10, 2017 – Social Media Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. We apologize your experience didn’t go as you hoped or expected. We would like the opportunity to discuss your concerns in more detail, please contact us at ... More


  6. Helpful (2)

    "You can do better."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Automotive Technician in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Automotive Technician in Pleasanton, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It isn't Sonic Automotive. The movie Days of Thunder was based on the founder Rick Hendrick.

    Cons

    Typical American corporation. Puts quarterly profits above all else.

    Advice to Management

    You can't be great if you are like everyone else.

    Hendrick Automotive Group Response

    Mar 20, 2017 – Social Media Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. We apologize your experience didn’t go as you hoped or expected. We would like the opportunity to discuss your concerns in more detail, please contact us at ... More


  7. "Great Atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Sales in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Room for growth based solely on performance

    Cons

    maybe better hours. but tough to find in industry


  8. "Tons of opportunity to learn in a supportive environment"

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    Current Employee - AP Clerk in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - AP Clerk in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, management supports their team members, cares about employees, free Healthcare insurance, nice compensation....I could go on.

    Cons

    It would be nice to have vision insurance and a Healthcare savings plan as part of the benefits package offered.


  9. "work"

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    Former Employee - Buyer in Sarasota, FL
    Former Employee - Buyer in Sarasota, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good pay, excellent ownership and good people

    Cons

    i would have to say none

    Advice to Management

    keep it up


  10. Helpful (2)

    "If you decide to do car sales, work for this company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Apex, NC
    Current Employee - Sales in Apex, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I genuinely enjoy working with the people at this company. Yes, if you are in sales, there will be snakes, but I like car sales. And I like the salespeople I work with as well as the rest of the folks. I am genuinely lucky to be employed by Hendrick. Free healthcare, not great but decent payplan, amazing people.

    Cons

    I am in sales, complaints are directly related to my tower--I wish they would focus as much attention to getting deals done as they do to showing each other YouTube videos when I'm trying to get numbers.

    Advice to Management

    You are losing deals due to stubbornness...if you are ok with that that then that's fine but don't yell at us over it.


  11. "Good Company for young people"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Buford, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Buford, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hendrick Automotive Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    helpful with sales process, good name to work for, benefits

    Cons

    long hours, little vacation time, very little flexibility with hours


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