Entries related to: hiring-retaining-employees

Safety Road Map Tips For Driver Selection

Screening driver applicants is one of the most crucial functions for any motor carrier. Selecting the right person requires due diligence because the ...

4 Ways Technology Can Boost Recruiting

Finding the right talent, especially drivers, is a challenge for all motor carriers. Competition is fierce, and with a driver shortage making finding ...

Engage Drivers to Decrease Truck Driver Turnover

It is no secret that the trucking industry as a whole struggles with driver turnover. On average, drivers stay with their employers for only one ...

What Message Is Your Driver Screening Sending To Applicants

With driver turnover being an issue for most motor carriers, coupled with the lack of new talent entering the industry, screening applicants remains ...

Talent Metrics Every Motor Carrier Should Track

Motor carriers use the word talent to refer to employees, but this reference can include all employees or a select group (i.e., high performers), ...

Test Time: Top 10 Road Test Tips

Giving a road test to an applicant seeking employment can be one of the best ways to determine whether the individual will be a safe hire. When ...

The Motor Carrier Hiring Process: Importance of Road Tests

One of the most important responsibilities a motor carrier has is to hire qualified drivers. This critical task, if conducted haphazardly or not ...

How Motor Carriers Can Improve Truck Driver Retention

Great question! Unfortunately, there’s not a magic pill to resolve this issue, but motor carriers would be wise to consider retention solutions from ...

How Motor Carriers Can Improve Driver Retention

The trucking industry focuses a great deal of attention on preventing large truck crashes and workplace injuries, but what about preventable ...

Road Tests – Going Beyond Compliance

Road tests are an invaluable risk management technique. While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations allow motor carriers to accept a driver’s ...
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