CarMax is the nation’s largest retailer of used cars and has 160 stores and 22,000 associates and continues to grow nationwide. We offer unmatched training, support and growth opportunities to help associates grow personally and professionally.
How to Get Hired
We asked CarMax for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
There are several factors that are vital to an Associate being a great CarMax culture fit, regardless of his or her position. They include:
· High level of integrity
· Strong commitment to serving the customer, the Company, the community and fellow Associates
· Willingness to take initiative
· Ability to problem-solve
· Demonstrates sound judgment and makes solid decisions
· A desire for continuous improvement, both self-improvement and in their surrounding environment
· Enthusiasm for working on a team that values respect, transparency, and pride in their work
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
CarMax recruiters believe in keeping it simple and keeping it real! Recruiters really want to find out about YOU. Candidates are encouraged to share with interviewers their passion, enthusiasm, and things that make them excited about going to work. There are so many opportunities at CarMax that when candidates articulate their experience, what they do well, and what they want to accomplish, we can help them find a great match!
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
As CarMax continues to grow and open new store locations across the country, there will be a wide variety of opportunities to join the CarMax team. For store locations, the highest concentration of job openings are Automotive Technicians and our Sales Consultant roles. Additionally, we are actively seeking top analyst and IT talent for our CarMax Auto Finance location in Georgia and Home Office location in Virginia.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
To learn more about joining the CarMax family and career opportunities, visit jobs.carmax.com. The recently-revamped site provides an easy and organized way to search for job openings at all CarMax locations, including the Home Office and CarMax Auto Finance. These openings are for existing locations, as well as stores that will be opening in the coming months. Once a job seeker finds a position that would be a good fit, he or she can complete the application process online.