Given the shortage of drivers currently facing the truck industry, there’s a constant need to keep recruiting truck drivers. While hiring, training and retaining drivers over the long-term is crucially important, and presents its own challenges, it all begins with recruitment of the right candidates.
Recruiting drivers in the trucking industry can present unique difficulties, and we’ve previously covered some helpful tips to improve recruitment. Let’s also take a look at some common mistakes to avoid for your next truck driver hire.
With the driver shortage lurking over recruiters every day, it's easy for them to fall into the trap of wanting to generate as many truck driver leads as possible. However, a "quality over quantity" strategy should apply now more than ever.
The amount of organizations across the nation that are striving to attract and retain women truck drivers will only continue to increase. However, in order to achieve this, employers must make a few changes to how they are approaching recruiting women truckers.
A great way for companies to stay competitive in today's hiring market is to offer unique benefits that prove to drivers that they are willing to go above and beyond.
Companies can stand out from the competition by investing in fleet amenity upgrades in order to create a more comfortable, home-like atmosphere in the cab.
It is no surprise that America has been struggling with a truck driver shortage over the past few years. Now more than ever, companies need to reevaluate their recruiting and retention strategies for finding and keeping qualified drivers that meet the needs of their jobs.