Category: Hiring Standards

The Difficulties of Hiring Reliable Truck Drivers

Truck Driver Staffing Agency

Few things are more important to a logistics company than having the right truck drivers in place. Hiring an inexperienced or incompetent truck driver could lead to major customer services issues, costing your company time and money as you work to rectify issues. As such, it makes hiring the right truck drivers a critical part… 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 »

Remember These Things When Hiring Temporary Truck Drivers

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Certain times of the year are busier than others. Take, for instance, the weeks (and months) leading up to the holiday shopping season. During the months of October, November and December, retail is humming along with brisk sales as people stock up on Christmas gifts. This means more and more trucks (and truckers) are needed… 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 »

Tips for Passing Your CDL Driving Test

To drive big rigs, you need to pass the CDL exam. CDL stands for “Commercial Driver’s License.” The exam involves a written portion concerning things like rules and regulations, while the driving portion is all about seeing whether or not you’ve got what it takes to safely steer a giant truck around parking lots, roads,… Read more »

Platinum Drivers Can Help You Find a Qualified Driver

When you hear the term “signing bonus” you probably think of football players. After all, NFL teams will fight over the best players and offer them a lot of money if they sign with them versus their competitors. It turns out that the trucking industry has something in common with football teams. It’s not unusual,… Read more »

Career vs. Job – What’s the Difference?

It’s very common for people to think of a job and a career as the same exact thing. While there may be some similarities, such as both are done for monetary gain, the truth is there is a distinct discrepancy between the two. Job Simply put, a job is a short-term activity and is only… Read more »

Can You Be a Truck Driver If You’re Colorblind?

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Recently on a Thursday night televised football game, Nike outfitted the Buffalo Bills all in red and the New York Jets all in green. Besides looking like a Christmas game in November, a certain segment of the population had a hard time figuring out which team was which because they have red-green color blindness. The… Read more »

A Worthwhile Career Path for Jobless Veterans

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After finishing their service in the military, many veterans have a difficult time finding a job that suits their lifestyle. Certain jobs may be difficult for veterans for certain physical reasons, or due to a lack of jobs being available for their specific skillset. A new career, such as becoming a truck driver could be… Read more »