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Answers to Critical COVID-19 HR Questions

In a matter of a couple of weeks – due to the COVID-19 crisis – independent tire dealers have had to become not only experts in operating a successful business but also experts in addressing matters like the CARES Act, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and medical/health guidance, Small Business Administration loan opportunities, unemployment regulations and related staffing matters.

How to Catch (and Retain) Great Employees

Most independent tire dealers get into the tire and automotive service business because they enjoy fixing vehicles or selling things. Many probably started working for a larger chain or their father/mother/grandparents and got pretty good at fixing and selling, so they thought, “I’d like to be my own boss doing this.”  And they scraped together enough cash, took on enormous debt, and hung their shingle outside. 

ATD Earns HR Recognition

American Tire Distributors Inc. has been named a recipient of Charlotte Business Journal's 2019 Best in Human Resources Awards.

Goodyear names new senior VP of HR

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has named John T. Lucas the company’s senior vice president and chief human resources officer effective Feb. 2, 2015. Lucas will succeed Joseph Ruocco who announced his retirement last year.

Brake Parts Inc. hires new HR executive

Brake Parts Inc. LLC (BPI) has named Randy Clausen its new vice president of global human resources. Clausen brings more than 25 years of human resource experience with specific focus in the Americas, Asia and Europe to BPI.

Learn how to handle your employees for free!

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will host a webinar, “Employees with No Strings Attached,” on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Presented by XcelHR, the webinar will begin at 12 noon EDT.

Toyo Tire's Gooch dies at 58

David Gooch, senior director of human resources and general affairs for Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc., passed away in California on Nov. 10, 2011, after a brief illness. He was 58.