About McCarthy Volkswagen/Audi

McCarthy Volkswagen/Audi is a division of McCarthy Limited who is a member of the Bidvest Group. As part of McCarthy Limited, one of the largest and most respected motor retailers nationally and a member of Bidvest, McCarthy Volkswagen/Audi has a proud heritage spanning almost eight decades. The group is represented nationally, with 11 Volkswagen; 6 Audi and 1 Commercial dealership across the Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KZN and Cape regions. All dealerships pride themselves on the quality of vehicles that they have to offer and their dedication to professional service. Customer satisfaction is a passion at McCarthy Volkswagen/Audi. We Deliver. Always.

Facts & Figures

Number of employees 1500

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of McCarthy Volkswagen/Audi

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Social media
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Job rotation programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • Mentor groups
  • Mobile Learning
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment
  • Overpay

Networking Activities

  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Use of internal/external social media (networks) to chat with current employees
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Secondment

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Telephone allowance
  • Company car
  • Entertainment allowance
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • Employee debt support
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Confidential adviser
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements