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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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Sustainability: More Than Just an Environmental Catchphrase

These days the word “sustainability” is thrown around a good bit. You hear it most often in reference to the environment and things like recycling and green living. But there’s something to be said for sustainability in the workforce, too. A sustainable workforce is one that’s secure and sticking around — in other words, a team that’s committed to the business and a business that’s committed to the team.

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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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