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Family Culture — Why This Matters to Your Business

Family Culture. We use it to reference home life with relatives, but if "family" is defined as “a group of people united by commonalities,” what about the workplace?

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WorkHound CEO to Speak on Employee Relations

WorkHound CEO, Max Farrell, will speak at the 2019 NATERA Conference next week in Alexandria, VA and Surface Transportation Summit in Ontario in October.

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The Truck Driver’s Daughter

Growing up, some of her favorite family memories revolve around her dad’s green Freightliner with gold stripes and a silhouette of his face on the side over his CB handle: “Two-Gunner.” Customer Success Manager, Melissa Harrison, shares her experience growing up as a truck driver's daughter.

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How WorkHound Can Help You Streamline Communications

It’s pretty common to have a business with a large number of employees but a small number of people managing and facilitating those employees from the front office. And that balance brings a unique set of challenges, especially when it comes to formulating internal communications.

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Top 2019 Driver Appreciation Week Strategies from GATS

Experts from dozens of top trucking companies shared innovative driver retention ideas with the WorkHound team, including how they’re tackling Driver Appreciation Week in 2019.

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Role Playing: Why Assigning Roles at Work is Essential

Defining roles and clearly designating people to handle certain tasks is vitally important to ensuring a smooth work environment and culture. Let’s take a look at a few reasons why that is, as well as why roles are so important when you’re partnering with WorkHound.

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Why Letting Go of Status Quo is Essential in the Workplace

It’s safe to say that in today’s workforce as a whole, things are changing. Benefits and job requirements that were once desirable to employees are becoming less so, while new priorities are taking shape. So, how can your business adapt?

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WorkHound’s Guide to Company Values

As a continuously evolving company, our work begins with a clear expectation about how we approach work with one another as collaborators, which ultimately impacts how we view our work with customers. We’re in the business of retention, so it’s important that we practice what we preach. 

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When the Going Gets Tough: How to Navigate Challenging Conversations

Change is never the easiest topic to discuss — and change accompanied by a required investment of time and/or money can be especially challenging. Learning how to approach those conversations is a key part of maintaining a cohesive team, hiring and retaining effective employees, and getting stuff done.

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What to Know About Pet Policies in Trucking

If your company has been considering a pet policy, we’re weighing the pros and cons, as well as sharing some of what we’ve seen with WorkHound clients.

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