Employees at a Susan G. Komen event
• Dealership Group: AutoNation, Inc.
• General Manager: Gary Pilikyan
• Full-time employees: 100
• 2014 new-vehicle sales: 2,542, up 12%
• 2014 used-vehicle sales: 1,163, up 13%
• Cool perk: Twice a year, a live band plays for employees and their families.
• Employee benefit: AutoNation associate night at local sporting events. Each associate may bring his or her family and enjoy an evening watching their local professional or semiprofessional team.
• Pilikyan on hiring: "We prefer to hire salespeople without any prior experience so we can train and mold them with the AutoNation process."