Women In Trucking Blog / Ellen's Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Apr 29, 2022 3:15:39 PM

Recently the Department of Labor held a “Day of Action” to promote safety and address these issues in the trucking industry. Since our inception in 2007, our mission has included …

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by Ellen Voie, on Mar 21, 2022 9:02:27 PM

Has anyone ever told you that in order to succeed you need to lower your voice tone, speak up more often and brag about your accomplishments? If you are a woman …

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by Ellen Voie, on Mar 1, 2022 10:04:13 AM

Before you read the title and jump to a conclusion, I want to start by saying that I hope you agree that we are all different. It’s not just about …

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by Ellen Voie, on Feb 8, 2022 11:08:44 AM

One of the goals of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) board of directors is to be a resource. This not only includes providing information and data to our members, but …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jan 18, 2022 8:21:41 PM

At a Women In Trucking reception, two drivers sitting next to each other discovered that they worked for the same carrier. As they left the event that evening, they vowed …

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by Ellen Voie, on Dec 3, 2021 8:48:27 AM

The way we spend our time defines who we are. - Jonathan Estrin With the new year around the corner, many of us make new year’s resolutions with the goal …

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by Ellen Voie, on Nov 3, 2021 7:30:00 AM

For those of us in the trucking industry, we are all aware of the data suggesting that crashes involving commercial trucks are overwhelmingly caused by the non-professional driver. Or, as …

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by Ellen Voie, on Oct 6, 2021 9:52:17 AM

My son’s close friend and future business partner ended their relationship when he recently took his own life. They had been buddies for many years and were both passionate about working …

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by Ellen Voie, on Aug 31, 2021 6:18:48 PM

Oprah Winfrey once said, “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” We know that mentors are important to each of us in advancing our careers …

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by Ellen Voie, on Aug 11, 2021 4:03:19 PM

If you were asked to name the fiercest animal in the animal kingdom, how would you respond? Would your initial reaction be to say it would be a bear, a …

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