Category: Tips for Hiring Younger People

Teacher-in-front-of-class

Oct 20 2022

Four Years of College VS Four Years of Trucking-Which is Better?

I had an interesting conversation with a business colleague the other day. The conversation originally started as he is trying to be elected to the School Board in an upcoming election. When I asked him why he was running as he was already successful and way past college age he said it was because over […]

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Non-Traditional Hiring Practices

Aug 16 2022

TTSAO Conference Talks Non Traditional Hiring Practices

The recent TTSAO 6th Annual Conference had a number of great guests and panels at the conference and one of them that got a lot of notice was what non-traditional fleets are doing to hire drivers to their fleet. Greta information for all, below is a segment from the panel discussion featuring Andrea Boddy of […]

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Teacher-in-front-of-class

Jul 14 2022

Help Students Make Sense of the Trucking Industry

Today’s trucking industry is very different from where it was ears ago. Regulations have changed, technology has changed, and the mentality of the driver has also changed. In addition you have more cars on the road and people more distracted than ever hurrying in their busy lives. We have parking problems, loading delays, and an […]

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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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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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