A plentiful job market may sound like great news for everyone — but while low unemployment benefits job seekers, it can actually hurt industries facing worker shortages, such as trucking. These companies are now struggling to fill open positions and prepare for future growth.
Trucking’s challenges demand new approaches to hiring, such as venturing outside the traditional talent pool. While the vast majority of drivers are men, women are often-overlooked candidates who can also excel in these roles. To learn more about the opportunities for women in trucking and transportation, we spoke with Ellen Voie, founder and CEO of the nonprofit Women in Trucking Association (WIT).
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