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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Millennials Would Leave Current Job For Opportunity

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No matter the size or scope of your business, you need to keep up with the news and changes surrounding your company's greatest resource... your people.

Facts and sources-courtesy of Team One Logistics.

According to Pew Research, Millennial consumers comprise more than one-third of the U.S. workforce. This consumer group surpassed the Baby Boomers in 2014 and Gen X in 2015, and a large portion of the Millennial generation, aged 16-21, have yet to enter the workforce. Thirty-six percent of Millennials said they would leave their current job, even if they felt it was a good fit for them if offered an annual $1,000 raise to work somewhere else.


In response to the question, "Would you leave your current job - if you are happy there and you are a fit culturally - for a better sounding opportunity?"
•For $1,000, or roughly 50 cents more per hour, 36% of those surveyed said they would
•Twenty-eight percent would leave for a $5,000 raise ($2.50 more per hour)
•24% would for $10,000 ($5 more per hour)
•3% would not switch
(Source: JKNUS |en.jknus.com)


4 Tips To Attract Millennials To Trucking

Marketing teams everywhere are trying to figure out how to get the attention of millennials. The trucking industry is no different. Here are four key areas where the trucking industry can improve to attract the next generation of industry workers:
•Adapting to cloud-based technology
•"Always On" mentality with a reliable Transportation Management System
•Visibility of data across all streams of the transport progress
•Naturally collaborative via social networks already in use
(Source: Network Fob|www.networkfob.com)


Weigh My Truck Mobile App

A new app from Comdata and CAT Scale combines one of the most widely accepted payment solutions in the fleet industry with the power of the largest scale network, allowing drivers to quickly stop, weigh and pay without ever having to leave their cab. Drivers can complete the process and be back on the road in minutes.
(Source: Fleet Owner)

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