Category: Tips for Hiring Younger People

PMTC Young Leaders Group

Jun 14 2022

Investing in Yourself Always Pays Off As a Student

The TTSAO (Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario) and the PMTC (Private Motor Truck Council of Canada) have always had a great relationship because both organizations believe in investing in the future and the ambition of young people. The PMTC has put together a Young Leaders Group to do just that and get the next […]

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Truck-Driver-Putting-Gloves-On

May 10 2022

A Good Mentor Stays With You for Life

We are talking mentorship this month at the TTSAO and our last article we introduced that mentorship is a program that should happen fairly naturally to be effective. The right mentorship can be a game changer in your career and although it can be hard to put together it can stay with you for a […]

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Magic of Mentorship event

May 5 2022

Mentorship-Apply It Naturally

Before the pandemic mentorship was a hot topic in transportation. Carriers were creating mentorship programs and drivers were being paired up like a team sport. Then the pandemic hit and no one was allowed within six feet of another person and mentor programs seemed to fizzle out into nothing. As we ease out of the […]

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Michael Zelek-Recruiter of the Year

Nov 2 2021

Recruiter of the Year Says Understand Drivers for Retention

Michael Zelek of Wellington Motor Freight won Recruiter of the Year at the recent National Recruiting and Retention Symposium and was asked what he does to keep a 90% retention rate for his fleet. His reply, “Understand your drivers on a personal level to keep them happy.” Easier said than done. Any trucking operation is […]

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Computer testing

May 25 2021

Career Advancement the Key to Attracting New Truck Drivers

Recruiting and retention have been hot topics in the transportation industry for the last decade. We call it the driver shortage and there have been many arguments that say there is no driver shortage and other arguments that predict national disaster in the near future. There of course is the crowd that states autonomous vehicles […]

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