The Best Way To Recruit A Truck Driver
The writer of this article has received a class a drivers license and has been working in the staffing industry for 10 years. The recruitment of quality truck drivers is the basis on why the industry will be really heading on a perfect storm because truck driving is a really important role in the economy. The professional driver has an average age of about 50 years old and the government, guidelines, and insurance regulations are now tighter that is why the recent and future generations that will be joining the employment market are not interested to become professional drivers.
But the good news today is that like all the other job markets out there, the tables will be turning soon and truck drivers will be highly in demand. There are now an increasing number of truck drivers that are willing to work and that is because of the recent financial and economic situations that is happening around the world. It is really important for you to look for the right driver for your business. This is why the industry right now seems to be formulating the classic screen out when it comes to recruiting.
You need to know first what is a screen out system of recruiting. It is every time a transportation company will be combining the guidelines of the insurance industry, and the regulations of the government as well as the deal breakers for the candidates of truck drivers to build a check list. The check list has the sole responsibility of screening all the potential drivers who will not be meeting one or more of the criteria on the list.
You need to know why companies are looking to hire truck drivers. The work of the truck drivers in the company is to deliver the products and services that they are providing their clients and customers. The driver will be the arm of execution when the load will be obtained by the company. Most of the time the transportation industry will be using this type of hiring every time it will be using a firm checklist of all the qualifications based on pass or fail with all the potential truck drivers.
It is highly recommended to use the screen out or check list approach for particular items that would inhibit hiring, and you should begin trying the screen in approach when you reach that point going forward. It is important to know the aspects for the success of the position that you will be hiring for and then create a behavior based, factual, and theoretical questions for interview to obtain the responses that will let the recruiters be aware if the candidates have the traits that will make the driver successful in that vacant job in the organization.