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Recapping What the Drivers Said in 2017

In early December 2017 the WorkHound founders presented a recap of trends found in WorkHound feedback over the course of the year. The presentation included the discovery of the top four themes of feedback on WorkHound in 2017: people, equipment, logistics, and pay.

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Busy Season Is Coming: Improve Driver Retention Through The Rush

The trucking busy season is coming. Your company is probably already working on recruiting the extra drivers that will be needed as the holiday season approaches. But once those drivers are on board, what is your company doing to make sure they stay as long as they are needed? Can your fleet be confident that it will be able to handle the extra volume right through the busy season?

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The “7 Strike Rule” To Improve Driver Retention

How can you identify drivers who might be at risk of leaving? We created the “7 Strikes Rule” to help fleets quantify things that might cause drivers to leave a position with a fleet. Think of this as somewhere in the middle between: “three strikes and you’re out” or “a cat has nine lives”.

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Debating Reactive vs. Proactive Driver Retention Strategies

When it comes to driver retention, trucking companies are always in a dilemma. Do we keep putting out fires or do we take the necessary steps to prevent fires from happening? This article discusses the pros and cons of each side.

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Engaging Expedited Drivers: 4 Key Things to Know

If you’re looking to engage your expedited drivers, consider these unique traits.

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The International Approach to The Driver Shortage

The trucking driver shortage isn’t a uniquely American issue. Here’s what two other countries are doing to address the driver shortage.

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Payroll: A Key Component of an Effective Driver Retention Strategy

Not only does a great payroll manager control finances, they can play an important role in the war against turnover.

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Why Celebrating Small Wins Can Mean More Than Hitting Big Milestones

It’s not just the big victories that are meaningful for your drivers. It’s the little ones, too.

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What Driver Turnover and Equipment Fatigue Have in Common

Driver turnover doesn't just take a toll on your bottom line. It can cause damage to your fleet as well.

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