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How to Choose Driver Recruiting Software
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How to Choose Driver Recruiting Software

 

The Wage War Is On In Professional Driving
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The Wage War Is On In Professional Driving

How to Combat the Wage War in Professional Driving Trucking companies are desperate for more drivers and are pulling out all the stops to find them. A...

6 Ways to Measure Driver Recruiting Success
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6 Ways to Measure Driver Recruiting Success

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How to Quickly Grow Your Semi Truck Driver Pool | AvatarFleet

On November 8th, I sat in on a driver recruitment panel at the second annual Ohio Trucking Association Technology Conference. The focus of the panel w...

ATRI Survey Explores How to Solve the Driver Problem
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ATRI Survey Explores How to Solve the Driver Problem

Positive Employer Branding Grows Your Fleet
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Positive Employer Branding Grows Your Fleet

We’re continuing our recap of the important takeaways on recruiting drivers from the second annual Technology Conference presented by the Ohio Truckin...

Best Way to Recruit Drivers
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What's the Best Way to Recruit Truck Drivers?

Recruitment and Branding in Trucking !
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Recruitment & Branding in Trucking | OTA's Tech Conference

On November 8th, the Ohio Trucking Association held its second annual Technology Conference. The conference covered topics focused on how to use techn...

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How to Find Good Truck Drivers

Everyone asks us for the silver bullet when it comes to hiring good truck drivers. Where's the best place to advertise? Should I go with Craigslist or...

5 Ways to Attract and Keep Good Millennial Drivers
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5 Ways to Attract (and Keep) Good Millennial Drivers

Recruiting Ideas to Hire More Drivers
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Recruiting Ideas to Hire More Drivers

Are you feeling the pain of driver shortage? Trick question - there is no driver shortage. You’re feeling the pain of the driver problem, which is a m...

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3 Lessons on Solving the Driver Problem | OTA Conference

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Participating in The Driver Shortage: It’s Your Choice

The American Trucking Association and many other trucking organizations continue to pump out reports that we’re currently short 63,000 drivers, and fo...

Why You Need Driver Finishing School
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Why You Need Driver Finishing School

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Creating a Career Path for Drivers: Why It's Important

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The Driver Problem Requires New Thinking

Use Social Media To Keep Drivers Invested
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Invest In A Driver-Centric Brand

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Three Lessons from the Titans in the Trucking Industry

Recruit More Drivers With a Better Screening Process
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Recruit More Drivers With a Better Screening Process

This blog post was updated on March 31, 2021. 

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Three Driver Recruiting Metrics You Should Be Tracking

Building a Driver Brand Webinar LP
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Steps To Develop Your Driver Brand Statement

The Driver Shortage Is For Your Competition Take the term Driver Shortage out of your vocabulary. It’s an excuse not to grow your fleet. There is a Dr...

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You Don’t Have to Have a Driver Shortage

American Trucking Associations has, once again, updated its numbers and they confirm what we read and hear about nearly every day; the driver shortage...

Millennial Drivers A How To Guide
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Millennial Drivers: A How-To Guide

You’ve read everywhere about how the trucking industry needs younger drivers. Luring them into professional driving still proves to be a challenge. Th...

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Upcoming Webinar Invitation: How to Develop a Driver Brand

On Thursday, February 22, Scott Rea will be presenting a webinar, co-hosted by our partner Verified First, on How to Develop a Driver Brand: The Drive...

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Recruit More Drivers with Your Purple Cow

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An Efficient Hiring Process Removes Driver Problem

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Driver Market: Tight Getting Tighter

With the holidays fast approaching, many companies have found themselves once again scrambling for extra help as shipping increases with the season. A...

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Live From OTA Part 4: Implementing Driver Finishing School

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Great Driver Marketing - Examples from the Real World | OTA

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Live From OTA Part 2: The Millennial Problem

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Live From OTA Part 1: How to Create a Unique Driver Brand

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3 Safest Truck Drivers on the Biggest Subjects in Trucking

 

How to Advertise to Truck Drivers
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How To Create Compelling Driver Recruiting Ads

This blog post was updated on June 1, 2021.

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How To Do A Successful Driver Rehire Campaign

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Get Ready For Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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CCJ Survey Proves That Driver Shortage Doesn't Exist

The good people at Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ) released their latest “market pulse” survey at the beginning of the month to take the temperature ...

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Verified First & AvatarFleet Join Forces To Better Trucking

Verified First and AvatarFleet have partnered to streamline the hiring process through integration of background screening tools with AvatarFleet’s Ap...

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Recruit Truck Drivers for Retention

A trucking company always wants to keep the truck drivers they recruit. That’s pretty obvious; you always want to retain everyone you hire. Unfortunat...

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Recruit Drivers By Asking The Right Questions

Recruiting is a daily challenge in trucking. It takes a lot of effort and vigilance to fill your driver needs, especially when you have to deal with d...

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Recruit Young Drivers By Meeting Them At Their Level

You will try almost anything to find truck drivers. If you had a guaranteed strategy on how to find truck drivers that always worked, you wouldn’t nee...

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Your Applications Could Be Costing You Hires

This blog post has been updated on January 27, 2021.

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Celebrating Those Who Sacrifice

At AvatarFleet, we love safe drivers. The Ohio Trucking Association’s (OTA) Truck Driving Championships and Technician Competition in Sandusky are tou...

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Help Your Managers Solve Driver Conflict 

An inevitable part of trucking is conflict. Conflict can come from almost anywhere and is never pleasant. Sometimes conflict can even lead to driver t...

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What Your Drivers Need To Know From Other Drivers 

We told you in last week’s post that it’s critical to have your experienced drivers explain to your new ones the way things are at your company. We’re...

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Recruit and Retain Drivers Better by Going to WFBCON!

By now you’ve probably come to realize that the best way to find recruiting strategies that work for you is to try different things. One of the best p...

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Retain More Drivers with Clear Expectations

The New York Times published a recent piece on the life of a long-haul trucker. The article not only calls attention to some of the issues that driver...

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The Top Three Qualities of Ohio’s Best Truck Drivers 

  The Ohio Trucking Association celebrated the top 12 professional truck drivers in the state and announced Mark Spencer, YRC Freight, as the 2016 Dri...

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Why Your Driver Recruiting Needs To Be Mobile and Social  

There are truck drivers looking for jobs and no one is reaching them. But you can. The world has gone mobile and lives on social media. Hey trucking: ...

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Truck Driver Compliance In Real English

You know what truck driver compliance is. You and your safety team have a painfully instilled working knowledge of the DOT and their guidelines and re...

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You Need Millennial Truck Drivers 

In your search to find truck drivers for your fleet, there are a ton of strategies you can employ for recruiting and retaining drivers. But in spite o...

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What Is Driver Turnover? And How to Avoid It | AvatarFleet

Our recent webinar with the Ohio Trucking Association discussing driver retention has had a lot of people asking us just what is driver turnover and w...

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The Top Ten Reasons Why Drivers Quit and How To Fix It 

The Ohio Trucking Association recently asked us to present our research findings on the Top Ten Reasons Drivers Quit and How to Fix It. Our blog forma...

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Find Truckers Looking for Work, By Serving Current Drivers 

The Over-The-Road trucking industry is waking up and not accepting 100% driver turnover as a cost of doing business. Everyone searches for available t...

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Improve Truck Driver Recruiting & Retention | AvatarFleet

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Truck Driver Retention Strategies   

Andy started in operations his family’s trucking business right out of school, but he was quickly promoted to Director of Recruiting and Retention. Hi...

Best Places to Advertise For Truck Drivers
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The Best Places to Advertise for Truck Drivers 

When people find out about the success we’ve had recruiting drivers, they always ask “where are the best places to advertise for truck drivers?” I dis...

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The Answer to the Driver Problem (Shortage) 

Is it Otto, or Auto?

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Recruit and Retain Younger Drivers Without Spending More Money

The average age of your driver population is going through the roof and you desperately need a game plan to bring the next generation into your trucki...

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Benefits for Truck Drivers: The Secret Weapon for Retention

Driving trucks is more than a job. It's a lifestyle. And it's a lifestyle that's not for everyone. Drivers frequently work in the middle of the night....

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How To Create a Driver Brand: Build a Driver Centric Culture 

If you constantly recruit, hire and then lose drivers, you need to work on your driver brand. Earlier this week, we answered the unanswered questions ...