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Is Retirement Planning the Key to Job Security?

“Retirement” planning may be a bit of a misnomer. When you’re able to set up an account and begin socking away money for your future, it opens up a world of possibilities for your present, too. That’s why it’s essential for businesses, including trucking companies, to take steps to help their employees through the retirement planning process. It creates a sense of peace about the future, one that is truly invaluable for workers.

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With Deep Des Moines Roots, WorkHound is Ready to Grow

"WorkHound, a feedback platform that helps minimize employee turnover, was born in Greater Des Moines (DSM)as we simply grew where we were planted," as written by WorkHound CTO and Co-Founder, Andrew Kirpalani.

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The Top Perks to Boost Your 2020 Employee Benefits Package

You want the best for your team, but many studies show that the benefit packages offered often don’t match up to the perks employees actually need. The good news is that feedback can be the key to unlocking the needs of your employee benefits package.

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WorkHound Secures $1.5 Million Seed Round Funding

The fundraising round gives the feedback platform that reduces avoidable employee turnover the capital it needs to dive deeper into the supply chain realm, while expanding into new industries.

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Why WorkHound is telematics for drivers

What if you could tap into telematics that would help you better understand how to optimize the performance of your drivers while also improving their job satisfaction?

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Negative Feedback: How to Tame Your Knee-Jerk Reactions

The way you handle negativity sets the tone for everyone around you. And if being better in conflict feels overwhelming, don’t worry — there are plenty of ways to check your perspective.

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How worker feedback is the key to recruiting

Positive feedback can provide a perspective about the conditions, policies, and benefits employees are excited about. This feedback often comes when a company fixes a situation that previously caused stress in the driver’s professional life.

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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 biggest risk is to ignore the problem, even when their feedback is about something as taboo as pay, speed, or in-cab recording devices. The better move is to make a big change where it counts.

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

But 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

Dangerous traffic. Chronic stress. Empty passenger seats. And way, way too much time to think. When you’re a driver in the trucking industry, it’s all part of the job. Over time, though, these strains can take a heavy toll on the mind.

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