July 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By David Cullen
You want to develop a satisfied workforce of drivers who view their employer as a committed partner rather than the highest bidder at the moment. It’s not easy. It requires not just the efforts of the recruiting department, but the engagement of top management.
Tags: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Driver Retention
April 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Deborah Lockridge
Do we have a technician shortage, or are we not taking care of the resources we are provided? Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge looks at this question in this editorial.
Tags: Technician Shortage, Recruiting, Employee Retention, Technicians, TMC
May 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Denise Rondini
For many fleets the diesel technician shortage is already a reality. Here are nine things that will help you in your technician recruiting and retention efforts.
Tags: Recruiting, Technician Training, Technicians, Retention
April 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
After a difficult recession caused many to give up trucking, owner-operators are on the rise again and fleets are doing all they can to recruit and retain them. Part 4 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.
Tags: Recruiting, Owner-Operators, Driver Dilemma
December 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Stephane Babcock
When you have 2,600 trucks and nearly 3,000 professional drivers on the road you need to make sure that not only are your clients’ products making it to their destination on time, but that they are also making it there safely.
Tags: driver safety, Vehicle Maintenance, Driver Training, Recruiting, Con-way Truckload
October 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Beach
Workflow management tools, analytics and behavioral assessment can make the hiring process easier and quicker.
Tags: Information Technology, Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Automation
August 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By By HNI
We don't have to tell you how important driver recruiting is to the success of your company — hiring truck drivers is priority No. 1 for nearly every transportation company. HNI shares some "don'ts" to keep in mind when recruiting drivers.
Tags: Driver Training, Recruiting, HNI
May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Daly, President, HNI Minnesota
HNI's Driver Recruiting Summit covered some of the pitfalls and best practices in the world of recruiting -- and retaining -- truck drivers.
Tags: Recruiting, HNI, Retention
April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Don Jerrell, Associate VP, HNI
With the ever-growing driver shortage looming, many motor carriers are lowering their hiring standards to fill their empty trucks. No company wants to turn down a job because they don’t have drivers to service the account.
Tags: Recruiting, HNI, hiring policy
April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Deborah Lockridge & Kate Harlow
Recruiting and retention. It’s akin to bailing water out of a boat that has a hole in it. You really have to plug the hole first, otherwise you’re constantly fighting to stay afloat. In the trucking industry, that hole is driver retention.
Tags: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Celadon, Dupre Logistics, Landstar, HNI, Nussbaum Transportation, Con-way Truckload, Driver Pay, Driver Retention, Affordable Care Act, National Transportation Institute, Prosperio Group
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jane Clark
There is one overriding issue that all fleet owners and managers face…recruiting new talent.
Tags: Recruiting, NationaLease
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Oliver Patton
In the past two years, 34 states have adopted laws that allow motor vehicle departments to waive the CDL skills test for qualified military veterans, the Obama administration says in a new report. Nine more states plus the District of Columbia are considering legislation to do the same thing.
Tags: FMCSA, ATA, Driver Shortage, Veterans, Drivers, Recruiting
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
Whenever there's a panel discussion about driver turnover and the coming driver shortage, low pay is always pointed to as a culprit. Yet when it comes to making drivers happy, pay often takes a backseat to the bigger picture.
Tags: Driver Training, Recruiting, Driver Pay, Driver Retention
July 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
The right driver screening can help find and keep the cream of the crop.
Tags: Drivers, Recruiting, driver screening, Hiring
April 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor
The times, they are a-changin', Bob Dylan sang that back in the tumultuous 1960s, and it still holds true today.
Tags: Recruiting, APU
Computer software can make recruiting more effective and efficient.
Tags: Recruiting, Software, Technology
Truck drivers have traditionally been mostly white males, but a growing need for drivers and a changing population means that notion must change.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Women in Trucking, Recruiting
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