Recruiting and Retention Private Motor Carrier

Recruiting and Retention

The art and science of people picking

The stakes for hiring good, safe, smart people have never been higher. And they've never been more competitive

By Jason Rhyno “The fact that you’re a private fleet is going to get their attention,” says John Thomson, vice president Canadian operations at Huron Services Group. Indeed, private fleets have an undeniable edge in the competitive, candidate-driven marketplace for recruits. …Continue

Let’s talk about sex

Women account for a fraction of fleet employees. You should be worried.

By John G. Smith Today’s fleets have a problem with women. To be precise, the problem is a lack of women. While representing 48% of Canada’s labour pool, they account for just 3% of truck drivers, mechanics and cargo workers. Things …Continue

Dream Teams

The trucking industry’s future stars can shine during early interviews, road tests

Some people seem born to be truck drivers. They move effortlessly through the gears, are never rattled by traffic, and approach every task like true professionals. They can also reveal themselves during carefully designed recruiting processes. Dave Marvin, transportation director …Continue