CHICAGO, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hireology, the nation's leading hiring and talent management platform, welcomes Michael Kraut as Vice President of Automotive Partnerships. Kraut most recently served as Vice President of National Sales at Cars.com, where he led the company to achieve record growth over thirteen years.
Kraut will drive broader growth for Hireology through enhanced original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partnerships, automotive association relationships, and other networks. In his role, Kraut will lead a team focused on educating the broader retail automotive industry on how to build a high performing business through an impactful people strategy.
"Michael comes to Hireology during a period of rapid growth and transformation," said Adam Robinson, co-founder and CEO of Hireology. "Over the past six months, Hireology has strengthened our product offering by adding integrated payroll and talent management capabilities and enhanced reporting. Michael's extensive background in retail automotive and progressive leadership experience position Hireology for continued success in the automotive market."
"During my time at Cars.com, I saw firsthand the impact dealership employees have on the customer experience and, ultimately, profitability," said Kraut. "Hireology's industry leading platform simplifies the process for dealerships to hire and manage their talent, and turn their people into a source of competitive advantage. I look forward to expanding Hireology's relationships with OEMs and partner networks across North America, and helping dealerships manage their human capital as a core and critical function of their business."
Hireology's integrated hiring and talent management platform empowers multi-location, owner-operated, and independently owned businesses to build their best teams with confidence. The company equips teams with the skills and technology needed to manage the full employee lifecycle – from hire to retire – in one seamless platform. With focused expertise across several industries – including automotive, fitness & wellness, education, healthcare, and professional services – more than 3,700 businesses today trust Hireology to help build great teams, lift customer service and drive profitability. For more information, visit www.hireology.com.