While January and February are usually the months with the most hires as everyone hits the new year running, there are some great reasons to go ahead and hire new employees before the end of December.
Below, we are going to delve into this and see what is on the horizon for trucking next year!
As the recruitment industry has seen for the past few years, there is a growing trend to focus on, not just hiring top talent, but also retaining them. While everyone hopes the current economic upheavals will calm soon, those same people understand that it is better to prepare for the worst.
At the end of September, job openings did not see any increases or decreases, remaining at 9.6 million, and hires staying the same as August at 5.9 million.
Trucking Industry Recruitment: The Marriage, and Subsequent Divorce, of Truck Drivers and Labor Unions
Even though they were quickly absorbed into a new organization called the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, for almost eighty years, truck drivers depended on the support of a union to help them control their pay and the routes they had to drive. So, what happened? Why are unions not as prevalent in the trucking industry today, and is that a good thing or a bad thing for truck drivers and trucking companies?