National Truck Driver Appreciation Week may be over, but you know what? We’re going to continue appreciating truck drivers—and no one can stop us. A week isn’t enough to truly honor everyone who spends their days and nights on the highway hauling the goods and supplies that keep our economy, well, trucking.
“Why haven’t you gotten around to creating an employee handbook?” Employers who encounter this question generally have two excuses:
It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! All week, we’re celebrating the people who dedicate their weeks to hauling goods and commodities up, down, and around the United States. As we’ve written before, trucking is a tough, demanding, time-sensitive job—and the people behind the wheel don’t get enough respect and gratitude for what they do.
Soon, if you’re not already, you might be working alongside someone who was born after the release of “Who Let the Dogs Out?” by the Baha Men.
Ready for a game? Let’s play “Secret Code of Conduct.” See if you can guess the name of this organization based on the following excerpt from its code of conduct:
There’s no single way in which people learn. Actually, there are at least 3: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning. We’ve already taken a look at the first category, which comprises roughly 65% of the population, and lent our ears to the second category, which accounts for another 30%.
There’s an easy way to find out how important your job really is: consider how long the world could go without someone doing it. Really puts things into perspective, doesn’t it? Sorry, screenwriters, telemarketers, and restaurant hosts—you’re nowhere near as important as nurses, firefighters, or lineworkers. But among the crucial jobs out there, there’s another profession […]
An employee handbook is like an instruction manual for building your organizational culture. It tells your workforce what’s expected of them, and the best ways to accomplish your organization’s mission. And when an obstacle arises or someone neglects to follow the guidelines, it’s not only the first place to go for help, but serves as […]
If you read our blog regularly (and maybe even if you don’t), you already know about the three common learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Last week, we took a gander at the first the group—the visual learners—and peered into some of the ways companies can engage roughly 65% of their workforces through graphical means.