Women In Trucking Blog / Human Resources

by Premier Trailer Leasing | Sponsored Content, on Nov 17, 2021 9:36:06 AM

Over the past 1½ years, the pandemic has thrown American families and businesses into chaos like never before. There’s one clear lesson for businesses: talent acquisition and retention are paramount …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman ResourcesSponsored Content

by Michele Wade, on May 11, 2021 4:47:15 PM

If it seems like it is getting more challenging to find drivers, it is probably not your imagination. “Recruiting drivers today is really hard,” says Wendy Bartz, Director of Recruiting Services at DriverReach, a recruiting and …

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Topics:Human ResourcesRedefining The Road Magazine

by Norman Winegar, on Jan 6, 2021 1:18:19 PM

When it comes to employee benefits your thoughts and actions probably turn to the costs of providing healthcare benefits to your transportation industry workforce. This is a big-ticket item, and …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman ResourcesHealth and Wellness

by Ellen Voie, on Jun 2, 2020 3:36:00 PM

The trucking industry has long been a male-dominated environment, and although things are changing, it's still predominantly men behind the wheel, in the corner office, and the shop. As women …

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Topics:Human ResourcesLife on the RoadWomen In TruckingHealth and WellnessEllen's Blog

by Michele Wade, on Mar 10, 2020 10:24:00 AM

More than 60,000 new drivers are needed, according to the American Trucking Associations. And with the driver turnover rate at approximately 87 percent, fleets are struggling to hold onto the …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman ResourcesSales & MarketingRedefining The Road Magazine

by Aggie Alvarez, on Mar 5, 2020 10:52:00 AM

The difference between a leader who achieves commitment from employees versus one who achieves compliance, is effective coaching. The most effective leaders are those who see themselves as coaches and leaders rather …

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by Joe Simon, on Feb 12, 2020 12:02:00 PM

Talking to a medical doctor, either by phone, tablet or computer, with or without a visual component such as Facetime, can remove the need for many non-emergency ER visits. Telemedicine …

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Topics:Human ResourcesHealth and Wellness

by Aggie Alvarez, on Jan 21, 2020 2:46:00 PM

Happy employees positively affect workplace operations. Statistics show that companies that foster employee happiness outperform their competitors by 20%. It’s no surprise, then, that some companies are taking more active measures to …

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by Kenworth Truck Company, on Jan 14, 2020 3:00:00 PM

Workplace diversity is critical to maintaining a competitive edge in business today. The varied perspectives of employees fuels greater idea generation, problem solving and innovation, which overall strengthens the company …

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by Aggie Alvarez, on Dec 17, 2019 4:22:00 PM

64% of applicants wouldn’t respond to a job posting with a poorly written or confusing job title. And 60% find jargon to be annoying. Writing effective job descriptions is a challenging …

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Topics:Human ResourcesProfessional Development

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