recruiting

Why aren’t 20-somethings interested in truck driving?

| February 19, 2015

A bevy of voices in response to one twenty-something's prescription for the industry on attracting the next generation of drivers.

Trucking — or not — with the twenty-somethings

| February 17, 2015

A twenty-something attempts a (well-considered, lengthy) answers to the question of why his generation seemingly isn't interested in truck driving, by and large.

Carriers’ crystal ball extending to recruiting

| February 12, 2015

Your next lease or employment application could well hinge in part on whether predictive, data-based recruiting models suggest you're a good fit for whatever fleet you hope to join forces with -- or not.

The changing face of incentive-based compensation

| February 06, 2015

Performance-based pay schemes for drivers are increasingly a part of carriers’ pay packages, more and more carriers putting potential increases in the driver’s own hands.

Roads not taken: Training, recruiting, safety

| January 09, 2015

Interviews and information here from active fleet personnel, some of them former drivers, on compensation and other benefits of training, safety and recruiting roles.

Retention is the issue, not recruiting: An ‘alert’ from trucker Jeff Clark

| December 09, 2014

Clark's personal story relative to pay, recruiting and retention on the new North American Trucking Alerts community, advocacy website.

‘If you can’t shift, you can’t drive!’ — Readers react on transmission transition in driver training

| October 17, 2014

Is more uptake of automatic transmissions the future of the industry? Most readers weighed in on the side of manual learning in driver training, but some sung automatic praises...

Driver pay ‘wage race’ under way?

| September 25, 2014

Bloomberg says a "wage race" is on among carriers, but survey results show not all company drivers and leased owner-operators are seeing the benefits of the improving pay landscape.

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