Recruit & Retain: Trucking Edition
About This Show
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!Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Episode 47: R&R Conference Series Part 2: Government Policies
6 days ago
This episode is the second in a series of episodes recorded at the Recruit and Retain Conference in Nashville earlier this year. Some of you may know it as the R&R conference. This episode contains a compilation of multiple interviews who we spoke with at the conference. In this week's episode, you'll hear from Don Lefeve, President & CEO at the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA); and Chris Spear, President & CEO at ATA. Listen in to learn how to boost your recruitment rates without pouring even more time and resources into the recruitment process. “If you can't even get into trucking until you're 21 or older, you're not going to change your mind and consider a career in trucking in high school or even grade school at that point. I think the collective industry is trying to change this.” - Don Lefeve from the CVTA What you’ll learn about in this episode: How to get a potential driver to contact you and follow through with the recruitment process How to avoid having to go through 100 leads just to get two or three hires Increasing the number of leads and hires you achieve with the same amount of time and resources The issues that impact students coming out and how to bring more students into the market to make them drivers Changing the image of the trucking industry and attract some of the younger workforce How to address the issue of interest rates versus interstate ages Overcoming the disadvantages of potential drivers not being able to get into interstate trucking unless you're 21 or older The importance of being more competitive with other industries in terms of image How to change the fact that trucking tends to be viewed as a job of last resort How to alleviate the issue of safety and training when it comes to potentially changing things so that 18 and 19-year-olds can be hired as truck driversRead more »