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If you need advice on how to find and keep the right talent in the trucking industry, you have made it to the right place!

Recruit and Retain: Trucking Edition is all about developing the best practices and methods for finding talent and keeping it in the trucking industry.

Turnover can be almost 100% for many companies over the course of a few years which is ASTOUNDING! Yet the demand for employees in the trucking industry remains at an all time high. What is going wrong? Why is it so hard to find the right employee? And when you do, why is it so hard to keep them?

Chad Hendricks will be interviewing experts across the country to help you solve those problems and make your company more profitable and stable than it has ever been!

Recruit & Retain: Trucking Edition Chad Hendricks

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If you need advice on how to find and keep the right talent in the trucking industry, you have made it to the right place!

Recruit and Retain: Trucking Edition is all about developing the best practices and methods for finding talent and keeping it in the trucking industry.

Turnover can be almost 100% for many companies over the course of a few years which is ASTOUNDING! Yet the demand for employees in the trucking industry remains at an all time high. What is going wrong? Why is it so hard to find the right employee? And when you do, why is it so hard to keep them?

Chad Hendricks will be interviewing experts across the country to help you solve those problems and make your company more profitable and stable than it has ever been!

    Episode 132 - Gone But Not Forgotten: The Value of a Rehire

    Episode 132 - Gone But Not Forgotten: The Value of a Rehire

    James Sinclair, Chief Executive of Enterprise Alumni believes one of the best things you could do for your recruitment and retention efforts is to stay engaged with your former drivers. And that isn’t something that happens in trucking. But it should.

    Key takeaways:
    Engaging post-employment employees
    The value of a rehire
    Take the credit for successful former employees
    Leaving is inevitable so make it positive
    How to build a career roadmap as a truck driver
    Reward employee innovation

    • 41 min
    Episode 131 - Why Great Content Builds Better Relationships

    Episode 131 - Why Great Content Builds Better Relationships

    You don’t have to be a trucker to get into the trucking industry. You also don’t have to be male. Meet Ericka Williams, trucking company owner, entrepreneur and author of The Classy Climb blog. Ericka is truly a breath of fresh air for trucking.

    Key takeaways:
    Ericka’s journey to trucking
    The need for carriers to create great content
    Her vision for her trucking company
    Using social media to attract drivers
    Finding freight amid COVID
    Females in trucking

    • 30 min
    Episode 130 - What Carriers Can Learn From The World’s #1 Job Site: Indeed

    Episode 130 - What Carriers Can Learn From The World’s #1 Job Site: Indeed

    If you’re a smaller carrier without the resources to look into recruiting data or to discover insights that will help you recruit and retain drivers, let Christina Broussard, a recruitment evangelist for Indeed share her data and insights with you.

    Key takeaways:
    Connect your brand with the recruitment process
    How to attract younger drivers to your carrier
    Targeting niche markets - women and veterans
    The importance of listening to driver feedback and responding

    • 39 min
    Episode 129 - How SenseHQ Can Help The Trucking Industry Recruit & Retain Drivers

    Episode 129 - How SenseHQ Can Help The Trucking Industry Recruit & Retain Drivers

    When it comes to recruiting new drivers in the aftermath of the pandemic, taking inspiration from other industries could help set your trucking company apart from the competition. Listen to Alexandra Kane, Head of Marketing at SenseHQ, to find out how they could help you recruit.

    Key takeaways:
    What Sense does and how it can help with staffing
    The changing nature of the labor market
    Candidate experience is still king
    Embrace omni-channel communication

    • 32 min
    Episode 128 - Safety Policy and the American Trucking Associations

    Episode 128 - Safety Policy and the American Trucking Associations

    What has the American Trucking Associations (ATA) been doing throughout the crisis to support truckers and what changes, if any, are they planning for the future? Joining Chad to discuss all this and more is Dan Horvath, the Vice President of Safety Policy from the ATA.

    Key takeaways:
    The role of associations in trucking
    How the ATA work with their state partners
    The impact of COVID-19 on the ATA
    How COVID has changed the ATA’s relationship with legislators
    Ways the public can support trucking

    • 28 min
    Episode 127 - How Carriers Can Ensure Driver Safety Post-Pandemic

    Episode 127 - How Carriers Can Ensure Driver Safety Post-Pandemic

    We know carriers have safety at the heart of everything they do, but in these weird times, there are extra precautions that carriers might need to plan. And who better to discuss safety than Darren Beard, Senior Loss Control Consultant at Lockton.

    Key takeaways:
    The human element of trucking
    How carriers are keeping their people safe
    Potential regulations guiding driver safety
    Planning for when we ‘return to normal’
    The impact on sleep patterns of going back to work
    Defensive driving

    • 30 min

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