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We all have roadblocks that seem to want to stop us from getting anywhere. What do you do when you stumble across a rock in the road so big that it takes up both lanes? Learn about the speaker's story of overcoming a lifetime of trauma and abuse, alcoholism, and homelessness to now driving the largest mining truck in the world, to demonstrate to you the power of positive thinking.
As Gen Z matures into the workforce, recruiters face the difficult task of adapting their strategies to match the tendencies of the first generation who never knew a time without technology. Perhaps even more difficult than recruiting good talent is incentivizing up-and-coming professionals to stay for the long-haul. Learn from experts on what's proven to work.
As the first woman to hold the role of Chief Commercial Officer in Schneider history and recently named the 2023 Women In Trucking Association’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, Erin Van Zeeland shares her career background and personal philosophy on how to grow a successful career in the highly male-populated industry of transportation.
While many people can agree it’s the “right thing to do” to care about creating some kind of DEI initiative in the workplace, there is less understanding on how to do that - especially if you are not in a top leadership role. With the right tools and knowledge base, anyone can become an advocate for a DEI initiative. Learn how in this session.
Developing the right corporate culture for your company is a critical factor in organizational success, a key driver of financial performance, and a critical source of a sustainable competitive advantage for companies in the transportation industry. Hear practical advice from executives named to the 2023 Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation.
Join this panel of health experts who specialize in the transportation industry to learn how connecting the vision and value of health and well-being with the people, practices, and atmosphere of the workplace culture helped a company successfully impact driver DOT physicals, retention, safety, and health.
Learn how to shift your perception of all that’s happening around you so that you can maximize productivity and bottom-line results, stop society’s destructive stress cycle and protect yours and your team members’ mental and emotional well-being.
Professional drivers who are part of the WIT Image Team will share their experiences and give practical advice on how employers and their drivers can effectively establish and maintain key relationships to keep drivers productive, happy and engaged.
AI is rapidly changing the commercial freight transportation in all areas of trucking strategy and operations by automating time-consuming tasks, gaining insights from vast data, and making informed decisions. Attend this session to learn from experts who are already applying AI in a multitude of practical areas of trucking.
Companies with for-hire or private fleets will be in serious peril unless they refine their driver recruiting strategies that work in a highly competitive environment. That’s why it’s important to put a personal touch on recruiting into what has become a more impersonal process.
Published every year, the WIT Index is the official industry barometer to benchmark and measure each year the percentage of women who make up critical roles in transportation. Find out where our industry stands on the gender diversity front.
Attend this session to understand and apply the strategies that lead to influential communication skills, learn how to motivate and inspire people, develop problem-solving skills, handle conflicts, be confident in any situation, and strengthen relationships with employees, team members, and key players.
Transportation professionals are in a unique position to make a difference and close loopholes to traffickers who seek to exploit our transportation system for their personal gain. Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), the sponsor of this session, continues to be a major force in the industry to help educate, equip, empower and mobilize organizations and individuals in the trucking industry to combat human trafficking.
With rising wages here to stay, companies are doubling-down on non-monetary aspects of the employee experience. Learn strategies and best practices to effectively minimize the impact of the quiet quitting trend on your organization.
Hear of the experiences and perspectives of leaders with companies named to the 2023 Top Woman-Owned Businesses on how to create and maintain business momentum despite factors outside of your control and more.
From understanding your audience and creating the right messaging and content to leveraging the right channels in the right ways, this dynamic session will cover best practices, tips, and concrete strategies that both individuals and companies as employers can utilize and implement in their career journeys and their recruiting and retention programs.
There have been many discussions around “work-life balance,” but there’s a new practice that has become more relevant to those in the workforce in recent years – particularly since the pandemic. It’s called “Work-life integration.” Professionals from PACCAR will share their experiences and give advice on how to effectively apply healthy, fulfilling “Work-life Integration” practices into your life.
Learn how Navistar has gotten closer to the voice of the customer (VOC) and best practices to incorporate VOC into the quality function, improvement of quality planning, utilization of qualitative data into actionable results, and more.
Whether you’re at home or in the office, a busy CEO or a rank-and-file employee making things happen in a remote environment, attend this session to discover ideas and success stories on how to do more with your day in a stress-free way.
Learn about the importance of male allyship in the workplace, hear first-hand accounts from men on what motivates them to be a male ally, how it has been important to their female colleagues, and more.
Truly leveraging the value of D&I to create an inclusive environment can be difficult. In general, organizations encounter specific challenges that may limit opportunities to move the needle regarding D&I and may disrupt efforts for productivity and employee engagement. Gain practical tips for success to ensure clarity and optimal success.
Research has proven we are better able to do our jobs and take care of others if we take care of ourselves. Hear first-hand accounts from several female leaders who made commitments to their health and wellness, while navigating and setting boundaries at work and home.
By aligning their work with corporate and employee expectations, employee resource groups (ERGs) can help people feel more included and engaged in the workplace. Executives from several leading companies with successful ERGs will share their expertise, best practices, and experiences to help you develop and implement your own ERG strategy.
To perform at your best and stop feeling overwhelmed, you need to ignore traditional stress advice. In this closing keynote, you'll discover three illusions of stress and three ways to better navigate it! The speaker will challenge your thinking about stress and share fresh insights that you can apply right away.