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Recruiting Roundup | Is Bad Marketing KILLING Your Recruiting?

Is Bad Marketing KILLING Your Recruiting?

Driver recruiting and marketing have an awful lot in common. It really comes down to targeting the right people with the right messaging. That’s why today we’re going to cover some of the core principles of marketing and talk briefly about how and why you should implement them (if you’re not already)!

What Can LeadConnect Do for You?

Using LeadConnect with Your Driver Recruiting

Listen to the article: I recently wrote an article called Reducing the Friction in Your Recruiting. Throughout the article I discussed various ways you might try to streamline your recruiting process and run more efficiently. Within the article I mentioned a few of the methods Randall-Reilly has developed to help people just like you meet […]

Tackling the Complexities of Paid Search Advertising

Complexities of Paid Driver Recruiting Search

These days, the power of paid search advertising (also known as pay-per-click) is no secret. According to a Forrester Research company known as Jupiter Research, 81% of users find their desired destination through a search engine. So there’s no doubt about the wide usage of search engines. What may not be widely known is the […]

6 Tips for Connecting with Drivers on Mobile

Connecting with Drivers on Mobile

In the not-too-distant past, there would have been a need to devote this first paragraph to proving the prevalence of mobile phones. But these days, you can see for yourself. Smartphones have gone from being a luxury to a necessity for the general public. 77% of Americans are smartphone owners. And that percentage includes drivers. […]

Driver Recruiting 101: The Key to Timely Recruiting

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In driver recruiting, timeliness is everything. It’s the difference between a driver recruiter getting the new hires they need to get trucks back on the road, and increasing their cost-per-hire exponentially. As a driver recruiter, you need to reach the right driver with the right message at the right time. If you can do that, […]

Construction Equipment Consumption up 6% in September

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In September, consumption of new construction equipment increased 6.4% compared to September 2013. Additionally, in 2014 sales are up 21.8% year-over-year.   As a result, equipment consumption is now 70.4% of the peak September volume set in 2005. And for the first time since 2007, equipment sales are above the September 10 year average. To view more national […]

Construction Industry Marketing

It wasn’t too long ago that construction dealer marketing meant placing an ad in the yellow pages and hanging flags during an open house. Today, the vast number of tactics and channels are staggering, if not a little overwhelming. The good news: all these new marketing outlets have leveled the playing field, making it much […]

Marketing to Owner-Operators: Print Advertising Tops the List

Marketing is a science, one which requires almost continuous research, data, and experimentation to be successful. The goal of this scientific marketing research is to find the best ways to consistently connect, engage, and convert your audience. It can be difficult, but it’s also very rewarding to accomplish your specific campaign wins. If you’re trying to […]

3 Creative Ways to Recruit More Student Drivers

According to the American Trucking Association’s Benchmarking Guide for Driver Recruitment and Retention, retirement is the leading cause for drivers leaving the workforce. An estimated 37% of new drivers entering the workforce are replacing those retiring, limiting potential growth in the pool of available drivers. In response, many fleets have placed an emphasis on hiring […]

3 Ways to Find a Driver Recruiting Event to Sponsor

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Events can be a great opportunity to get face-to-face with drivers looking for new positions. However, that doesn’t mean your recruiters should attend every event. Making sure you have chosen the correct event to sponsor is key to boosting your recruiting. If you understand your fleet’s recruiting nuances, you can determine what is important for […]