Category: Driver Jobs

How Do You Know if Being a Truck Driver is Right For You?

Happy male truck driver smiling in his cab

In today’s economy, there are a lot of job choices available. Some people are thinking of becoming truck drivers right now. Maybe you’re one of those people toying with the idea that, “Yeah, maybe I’d make a good trucker.” So, how do you know if being a truck driver is right for you? I Like… Read more »

How to Find the Right Truck Driver Staffing Agency

Truck Driver Staffing Agency

How do you find the right truck driver placement agency? There are several things to consider… Employee Status First, there’s employee status. It’s better to be an employee than an independent contractor. When you’re an employee, the employer takes care of your salary, benefits, workers’ compensation and more. Pay and Benefits Next, how about benefits?… Read more »

What is the Interview Process Like for Commercial Truck Drivers?

Job Interview Process for Truck Drivers

The trucking industry is constantly on the lookout for new/more drivers. There’s a constant workforce shortage in North America and high turnover rates to boot. Recruiters use several methods to try and get potential applicants to be interviewed, to see if they’d be a good fit for various trucking company needs. How Drivers Are Found… Read more »

What Makes a Truck Driving Candidate Qualified?

Truck Driver with hands on steering wheel driving safely

How do you know if a truck driving candidate is truly “qualified” for a job? Here are some telltale signs. CDL in Hand First and foremost, a trucker will need to obtain a CDL from their state of residence. CDL stands for “commercial driver’s license.” In order to get a CDL, a trucker will have… Read more »

Common Hiring Mistakes Made by Trucking Companies

Hiring Truck Drivers

What are some hiring mistakes made by trucking companies? Familiarity Isn’t Always Best First, there’s the old “I’ll hire you because you’re family and/or familiar to me.” Just because someone is family and/or the hiring manager “knows them” doesn’t mean they’ll make a good trucker. Many times these types of hires end up costing companies… Read more »

How a Truck Driver Staffing Agency Can Help Your Company Find the Right Fit

Truck Driver Staffing Agency

You’re at a trucking company and you’re looking for good candidates who’ll work for you, right? But how do you find those people? Do you hang signs up around town? Put your phone number on the back of trucks and hope they’ll call and inquire about jobs? Go to places where potential truckers might congregate… Read more »

Jumpstart Your Career By Becoming a Truck Driver

A Career in Truck Driving

Have you been looking for work that pays well, but you haven’t had much luck where you live and you’re starting to get discouraged? What about considering the trucking industry? You could jumpstart your career this year by becoming a truck driver. Did you know there’s a shortage of truck drivers? Because there is a… Read more »

Here’s Why You Should Consider a Career in Truck Driving

Are you interested in earning a steady paycheck and doing meaningful work on a daily basis? Then you should strongly consider becoming a truck driver. It doesn’t matter what state you live in or what your background is. If you commit yourself to truck driving, you can make a great living and see many sights… Read more »

Truck Driving is a Wonderful “Semi-Retirement” Job

For a long time, the standard retirement age has been 65. Interestingly, though, people are living longer than ever, which means they could retire at 65 only to find they have 30 to 40 more years to live their lives. With the retirement years come bills to pay, so it’s not surprising that more and… Read more »