Month: November 2019

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How Participating in Industry Peer Groups Can Benefit Your Company

When you’re embroiled in the day-to-day realities of work, it can be tempting to see yourself on a bit of an island. After all, the challenges your business is facing are unique, right? That is until joining industry peer groups. While every trucking company faces unique and individual challenges, there are also many areas — particularly when it comes to hiring and retention — where there’s a good bit of overlap across the industry. That means there are abundant opportunities for businesses to…


truck driver thank you notes

21 Thank You Notes from Truck Drivers

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we're thankful for the 30,000+ drivers and their carriers who entrust anonymous communications with WorkHound. Today we're excited to share the "thank you notes." While it's the good, the bad, AND the ugly that impacts the nationwide driver shortage and skyrocketing turnover, today we’re sharing the top highlights of the good. There are literally truckloads beyond these messages, but each of these "thank you notes" was copied directly from the WorkHound dashboard,…


this is the sign you've been looking for

3 Reasons You Should Always Be Getting Feedback

Most of us have worked somewhere feedback was really only solicited and welcomed once a year. Maybe that took the form of a survey sent to all employees — or came in the form of a manager asking you about your experience as part of your annual review. But is asking for feedback effective when it's so infrequent? The answer is a decisive “no.” In fact, even asking for feedback on a quarterly basis may not provide the opportunity for employees to truly offer their insight about your company,…


WorkHound recognized

WorkHound Recognized for 3 Unique Awards

In an exciting trio of events, WorkHound has been recognized as the 2019 Startup of the Year in Chattanooga, a second-time finalist for the Spirit of Innovation Award, as well as a first-time ranking on the FreightTech 100. During the Annual Startup Week in Chattanooga, Workhound, a real-time feedback platform for front-line workers, won the top prize at the StartupWeek awards celebration. "Our goal is to give workers a voice and to give companies an insight to understand their people's issues…