There’s no doubt about it: Making a positive first impression is important. When you’re competing with other trucking carriers to hire and retain professional drivers, you want to leave those drivers with positive thoughts about your business after every interaction with you.
That starts from the very first interaction, during the hiring process. That’s why earlier this year, we wrote up a blog sharing our tips for making the best first impression when you meet and engage with prospective hires.
Today, we’re taking the discussion a step further. While your literal first impression counts for a great deal when you’re trying to hire a driver, the impression you leave on drivers in their first days working with your company is also vitally important.
Read on for some perspective about shining a positive light on your business in the days and months after a new driver comes on board.
No matter what industry you’re in, the first few weeks and months after an employee joins your team is a crucial time. Your interactions during that time can make or break this new relationship.
What can you do to ensure you get a solid foundation in place? We have a few suggestions:
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