News & Notes

Thursday, 18 December 2014 00:00
Everyday people entering the workforce and those seeking improved employment opportunities have every reason to consider a truck driving career. Of course, you have every reason to review opportunities in a variety of industries. But few can offer the high-level job security, opportunities, and benefits of being a truck driver.…
Saturday, 13 December 2014 00:00
Let’s face it, truck drivers can be hard to shop for. They often don’t have time to enjoy typical gifts, or the nature of their career simply doesn’t allow them to use items that other people use every day. Truckers may be hard to shop for, but they’re not impossible.…
Saturday, 01 November 2014 00:00
Obviously, this list is solely a matter of opinion and meant just for fun, but seriously, why do most trucking movies revolve around some whacked out crazy truck driver spending every ounce of energy they have chasing down some poor four-wheeler who cut them off in traffic? If there were…
Friday, 10 October 2014 13:53
Top 5 reasons to drive for Schneider (No. 4 will surprise you) You’ve heard of Schneider, or at least you’ve seen the orange trucks and trailers all over North America. They’ve been around since 1935, and they have 11,000+ company drivers and 2,000+ owner-operators. They’ve had some success, but they’re…
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:52
Let’s take a quick look at some modern realities in the world of driver recruiting and see where you and your trucking company stand in relationship to them. Drivers are social – your company needs to have a strong social media presence. Drivers are mobile – you must be at least as…
Monday, 05 May 2014 13:14
Call it whatever you want, but as a Driver Recruiter you’re in Customer Service, plain and simple.  Yes, the shipper is still the “customer” of any trucking company, but your “customer” is the professional truck driver.  Without them, neither your job nor your driver recruiting department would exist. The truck driver…
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 11:19
Recent reports say that there will be 250,000 more truck driving jobs than truck drivers as early as 2017.  The glass-half-full type smiles with job security comfort and the glass-half-empty type wonders how they’ll keep their job with that many open trucks.  Either way, you better get to work and…
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 21:55
Williams Media Group, parent company to CDLjobs.com, has been selected for the 2013 Iowa Excellence Award among all its peers and competitors by the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce (SBIEC). Each year the SBIEC conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success…
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