Women In Trucking Blog / Human Resources (2)

by Norman Winegar, on Nov 8, 2019 4:55:00 PM

Few people in the transportation industry would argue with the statement that professional driving can be a very unhealthy occupation.  Physically, the long hours sitting behind the wheel, lack of exercise …

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Topics:Human ResourcesLife on the Road

by Joe Simon, on Nov 4, 2019 5:01:00 PM

Self-insured health plans traditionally have been more popular with larger companies, with 250 or more employees.  With rising healthcare costs and ACA fees for fully insured plans, self-insured (a.k.a. self-funded, and …

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Topics:Human ResourcesHealth and Wellness

by Joe Simon, on Oct 15, 2019 10:25:00 AM

Recently the Women In Trucking (WIT) Association President & CEO, Ellen Voie, was asked about WIT providing health insurance and employee benefits options for members. With insurance and benefits being …

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Topics:Human ResourcesWomen In TruckingHealth and Wellness

by Aggie Alvarez, on Sep 17, 2019 10:46:00 AM

The average annual turnover rate for salespeople is 20%. Many factors account for that number, but a sizeable amount of voluntary turnover occurs from burnout and lack of motivation. To combat …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman Resources

by Aggie Alvarez, on Sep 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The office environment can be a challenging place. You have to deal with all kinds of personalities at any given time, you see things that are broken but lack the …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman ResourcesProfessional Development

by Ellen Voie, on Jul 31, 2019 8:27:00 PM

Regan is a professional driver for YRCW. When she started working for the carrier, she identified as a male but has since transitioned into a female. She is one of …

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Topics:Human ResourcesWomen In TruckingEllen's Blog

by Aggie Alvarez, on Jul 24, 2019 9:12:00 PM

Building mentally tough teams requires mentally tough employees. In Caliper's latest whitepaper, our research team defines the psychological advantage of six essential personality traits that make up mental toughness. And while …

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Topics:Human ResourcesProfessional Development

by Aggie Alvarez, on Jul 1, 2019 9:44:00 PM

Every office, warehouse, and production facility has one employee who takes up an inequitable portion of their supervisor’s time and effort. This employee may bring valuable knowledge and experience to …

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Topics:Human Resources

by Angela Eliacostas, on Jun 4, 2019 9:48:00 PM

Ask Angela: How important is experience when searching for jobs in trucking and logistics? Can I switch from an unrelated industry into transportation? Absolutely! The opportunities for employment in trucking and logistics are great …

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Topics:Human ResourcesAsk the Influential Woman in Trucking

by Lauren Domnick, on May 20, 2019 10:00:00 PM

As the trucking industry struggles with how to solve the increasing driver shortage, many companies are taking a different approach to recruiting. The demographic pool is widening as organizations focus …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman Resources

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