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Understanding the FMCSA’s New Rule on Insulin-Treated Diabetes for Drivers

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By Abigail S. Potter – Manager of Safety and Occupational Health Policy at the American Trucking Associations. Based in Arlington, VA., Abigail is an issue expert on drug and alcohol regulations, medical qualifications, commercial drivers licensing, occupational health and safety compliance, distracted driving, and highway statistics. On September 19, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety […]

The Three Cs of a Great Global Hiring Strategy

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Meghan Biro is the founder of TalentCulture and the creator/host of the weekly #WorkTrends Twitter chat and podcast. She is recognized around the globe for her accomplishments as an author, speaker, and brand strategist. Meghan’s thought leadership in HR technology, social strategy, and the future of work has helped hundreds of companies—from early-stage ventures to […]

Trucking Forecast for Year-End 2018 and Expectations for 2019

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Listen to Bob Costello, Chief Economist for the American Trucking Associations as he discusses the trucking forecast for the remainder of 2018 and provides a glimpse into expectations for 2019. Slowing growth rates in second half of the year due to tougher year-over-year comps Freight market continues to do well, especially for dry van freight […]

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Don’t Panic! Background Screening Explained

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You did it. You nailed the interview—or many interviews. You gave them your A-game and they gave you an offer. Nice! And as almost an aside, the recruiter says, “The offer is contingent on a background check, but I don’t anticipate any problems.” “Ok, yeah, sure,” you say, nonchalantly. But inside, you panic. For whatever […]

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Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!

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Most Americans don’t realize how essential truck drivers are to the quality of their lives. To see how the trucking industry has affected your life, take a look around your house, your yard, the food in your pantry, the products at your child’s school, or the clothes on your back. Most of what you see […]