Now the dealership, which offered 1,005 new automobiles and 1,276 used automobiles final 12 months, has feminine illustration in each division. For Yates-Woods, connecting with staff, male or feminine, is a precedence. He routinely asks about their satisfaction with their jobs and their long-term plans and targets.
Eileen Miller, a human assets supervisor who had been with the dealership for eight years, was working part-time when her youngsters had been born. When she got here again full time, she did not really feel motivated in her earlier position. Yates-Woods promoted her to director of human assets, which took her past administrative duties and gave her extra tasks to staff.
“She’s a kind of examples the place I believed possibly we might lose her,” Yates-Woods mentioned. “However then when she got here again and bought this promotion, she was empowering. Now I may see her doing one thing much more.”