The company has partnered with PeopleStrong to hire nearly 3500 professionals for the dealership staff
To build a better corporate ecosystem and dedication towards strong diversity with its workforce. Auto Car Manufacturer MG (Morris Garages) recently made an announcement for new partnership with PeopleStrong who is India’s largest Human Resource Talent Acquisition solutions company. The association was specially inked for driving in more women professionals across its new upcoming sales and service outlets across the country. The announcement was made just ahead of the launch of MG Hector SUV.
As part of the strategic association, MG Motor India will hire a significant number of women professionals in customer service roles such as front-end/back-end showroom operations, service, call centre, sales, and management. PeopleStrong will be extending its premium digital recruitment services to MG Motor India, helping the Auto brand to hire around 3,500 dealership staff in two phases. The first phase of recruiting will span the next six months and will focus on recruiting a total of around 2,000 dealership staff across the car manufacturer widespread network of 110 sales and service outlets in India.
Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India, said, “As part of our commitment towards a diverse workforce, MG Motor India plans to extend its focus on women participation to customer-facing areas such as showrooms, as well. Most of the front-line job responsibilities will be given to women in our sales and service outlets, aiming at a heightened and caring ownership and service experience for our customers. The role of women at MG is even more profound from manufacturing operations to end-product contribution, with an aim to be the domain leader when it comes to providing equal employment opportunities to all genders, across all levels.”
Devashish Sharma, Founding Member & Chief of Recruitment Business – PeopleStrong, said, “We are really excited to power MG Motor’s journey in India as its talent acquisition partner, with a special focus on increasing women’s representation within its workforce. Through its standardized processes and AI-enabled digital matchmaking, PeopleStrong will provide tailored skillsets required to establish MG’s strong foothold within the Indian market. MG Motor has already made some ground-breaking decisions by highlighting its preference to hire women sales leaders for its dealerships. This specific domain has, until now, been the bastion of men in the Indian automotive sector, particularly in tier-2 and tier-3 cities.”
Morris Garages Motors India is betting big to be a future-ready organization that sets the industry benchmarks not only in terms of a young & smart work culture, but also in terms of diversity; female employees already consists for 31 percent of the company’s total workforce and it plans to further increase the number of women hires in the future. With a focus on three key pillars – diversity, innovation and safety, MG Motor India is in the process of building a strong base for its future operations.