Women In Trucking Blog / Human Resources (3)

by Aggie Alvarez, on Mar 13, 2019 3:28:00 PM

If classic movies like Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Tin Men (1987), Used Cars (1980)—or more recent hits like Wolf of Wall Street (2013)—have taught us anything, it’s that sales is …

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Topics:Human ResourcesSales & Marketing

by Aggie Alvarez, on Feb 19, 2019 3:50:00 PM

Everyone has seen the statistics about employee happiness and how it’ll change the way your workplace operates. Companies with happy employees outperform their competitors by 20%. Some companies have even gone …

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Topics:Human Resources

by Aggie Alvarez, on Jan 14, 2019 4:21:00 PM

With the number of jobs and applicants increasing, many professionals are turning to advanced tools such as personality assessments to aid them in the hiring process to determine if potential …

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Topics:Human Resources

by Ellen Voie, on Jun 3, 2018 2:17:00 PM

Imagine you are a 24-year-old female who decides to become a professional driver. You attend a truck driving school during the day for three to six weeks. You proudly display …

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Topics:Human ResourcesSafetyLife on the RoadWomen In TruckingEllen's Blog

by Aggie Alvarez, on Apr 16, 2018 4:45:00 PM

You will be replaced. Don’t feel bad; it happens to all of us. It’s the cycle of life in the business world. But whether you are taking on a new …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman Resources

by Ellen Voie, on Nov 2, 2016 3:01:00 PM

What do the words connect, loyal, and feel have in common? How are they different than defend, lead, and persist? The first three words are identified as being “feminine-coded” when …

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Topics:Human ResourcesEllen's Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Sep 7, 2016 6:11:00 PM

An excerpt from a 1943 transportation magazine has circulated throughout the industry. It has been verified as a true reprint by Snopes, which claims the author is L.H. Sanders, who wrote …

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Topics:Human ResourcesSales & MarketingEllen's Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Jul 18, 2016 3:29:00 PM

The mission of Women In Trucking Association is to increase the percentage of women employed in the trucking industry. While we represent all careers in transportation, much of our work …

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Topics:Human ResourcesDriver PerspectiveEllen's Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Jun 29, 2016 5:14:00 PM

If you’ve ever attended Women In Trucking’s “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel” in Louisville, Kentucky, you’ll find the largest gathering of female professional drivers in the United States. These …

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Topics:Human Resources

by Ellen Voie, on Jun 2, 2016 6:15:00 PM

1. Let them know you WANT to hire women. If your recruiting ad doesn’t include women, or worse yet, excludes women, you won’t get their attention. Don’t always show a …

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Topics:Human ResourcesEllen's Blog

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