RICHMOND, Virginia, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars announces that it has been recognized by Great Place to Work® and Fortune as one of the 20 Best Workplaces in Retail. This honor is exceptionally notable because the recognition is based on CarMax employees’ own assessments of the quality and inclusiveness of the workplace.
“CarMax is a welcoming, energetic workplace where respect, wellness and development opportunities help associates turn jobs into careers,” said Kim Ross, assistant vice president, HR services and diversity.
CarMax and the 19 other winning companies were selected based on evaluations by more than 45,000 employees within the retail sector. Employees ranked their companies using Great Place to Work’s Trust Index© employee survey. Employees answered questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace, considering everything from the quality of the company’s pay and benefits, their opportunities for advancement, support for employees’ personal lives, and management ethics.
“The companies on this list are leaders who offer retail employees well-rounded workplaces capable of attracting and developing top talent regardless of industry sector,” says Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work® United States. “Ranking on this list is a great indicator that these companies’ efforts to create great workplaces are resonating throughout their teams.”
The 20 Best Workplaces in Retail ranking is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work® and Fortune based upon employee survey feedback from published Great Place to Work® Reviews. CarMax also has been named on Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® list eleven consecutive years and was recently recognized by Great Place to Work® and Fortune as one of the 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity as well as one of the 10 Best Workplaces for African Americans and Hispanics.
CarMax is currently recruiting for more than 2,000 positions in locations across the country. The company is growing and offers a variety of careers. CarMax offers a comprehensive benefits package including health coverage, paid time off, insurance and disability, and retirement options for full-time associates. The company also offers competitive pay and promotes a diverse work environment. Stores are equipped with climate controlled, state-of-the-art service bays with quality equipment. Employees receive discounts on car purchases and other services.
“Our associates experience a workplace full of opportunities for skill development, award-winning training, advancement, and recognition for performance,” said Tracey Shoemaker, director of talent acquisition for CarMax. “Candidates who have a passion for driving integrity throughout the retail environment, are team oriented, and wish to be part of a great work environment should check out the many career opportunities we have open across the country.”
How Can Job Seekers Apply?
- Please apply online at jobs.carmax.com for consideration
- To see a video with first-hand accounts from CarMax associates, visit the YouTube page on youtube.com/carmax
- Technicians require previous automotive experience, however most positions do not.
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® for 11 consecutive years, is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, CarMax currently operates 153 superstores in 77 markets. The CarMax consumer offer features low, no-haggle prices, a broad selection of CarMax Quality Certified used vehicles, and superior customer service. During the 12 months ending February 28, 2015, the company retailed 582,282 used cars and sold 376,186 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com
Jennifer Bartusiak, CarMax Public Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE: CarMax Business Services, LLC