Women In Trucking Blog / Human Resources

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 5, 2023 9:05:45 AM

Making diversity and inclusion a cornerstone of an organization’s, culture, mission, and strategy is not only the morally justifiable approach, but it can lead to tangible benefits. Consulting firm McKinsey …

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Topics:Human ResourcesGender Diversity Issues

by LaQuenta Jacobs, Chief Diversity Officer, XPO | Sponsored Content, on Nov 22, 2022 7:30:00 AM

For a long time, we used the phrase ‘male-dominated’ to describe what trucking was like. It was part of the culture of the industry. I get it, but I see …

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Topics:Human ResourcesSponsored Content

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Oct 18, 2022 2:34:23 PM

The Great Resignation created a large vacuum of talent in the transportation workforce. Now, significant changes are being made throughout the industry in regards to recruitment efforts. Diversity and inclusion …

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Topics:Human ResourcesRedefining The Road Magazine

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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Topics:LeadershipHuman Resources

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

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