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WorkHound’s Guide to Taboo Feedback from Professional Drivers

In a competitive industry like trucking where workers are in short supply, the riskiest move is to ignore the problem, even when their feedback is about something as taboo as pay, speed, or in-cab recording devices.

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So your company won’t change? Here’s how to fix it:

At the end of the day, change is an inevitable part of running a successful business. That’s why we wanted to share some of the most common reasons leaders may be reluctant to change, along with tips for seeking out and encouraging change within your organization.

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Highway Mind: Correcting Course on Mental Health

The complexities of life on the road are myriad. The isolation of extended days and weeks behind the wheel leaves many drivers feeling deeply alone. The monotony of the highway can be numbing on the one hand, while the dangers of traffic and blind spots can spike anxiety on the other. What are you doing to help drivers be proactive about mental health?

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How to build the right team to review worker feedback

You have a great retention team. But do they have the right attitude for worker feedback?

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Exit Interviews: An Autopsy

Don't wait until a worker leaves to find out what could've kept them on your team.

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Top 3 retention strategies at MATS

By now it’s common knowledge that there isn’t a quick fix to driver retention and recruiting isn’t complete once a driver is hired. This means that a comprehensive approach to employee engagement is the key to a retained, satisfied workforce. The end result should be happier drivers, increased retention rates, and a more efficient operation!

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Reachouts Done Right

Nervous about the idea of soliciting anonymous feedback from your employees? You certainly aren’t alone. Many of our customers start off their relationship with WorkHound expressing similar anxieties. What they find, however, is that even when feedback is negative, it can be used to cultivate trust and build stronger relationships within their workforce.

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Get Specific: Broadcast Messages That Work

Do you tackle controversial topics head-on at the risk of inflaming the sensitivities of your workers? Or do you craft a broad statement that acknowledges the issue but glosses over the awkward specifics?

If you lean toward the latter approach, you’re not alone. But for companies that opt for a more direct response, the results are clear — specific messaging solves more controversies than it creates. And employees feel respected in the process.

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Via Startup Nation – 5 Reasons Why It’s Imperative to Immerse Yourself Into Your Target Industry

WorkHound CEO, Max Farrell, shared the reasons why an immersive experience was important for WorkHound to tackled target industries.

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