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All You Need is Love and HR: Analyzing Your Compensation Package

Posted by Mariah Short on 10/11/17 7:25 AM

Song Inspiration: "All You Need is Love" by the Beatles, 1967

What do you do when you receive a job offer? If you're like most people, you'll focus on the monetary number and not fully consider the entire compensation package. However, your answer should be along the lines of “weigh the benefits, of course!”

In the working world, it’s well known that compensation is more than just a salary. Recently, companies have expanded their benefits package outside the dental, vision, and life insurance realm. Flexible work hours, wellness programs, and even onsite daycare are trending in the more progressive companies. So what does this mean for potential new hires? How can one make an informed decision when deciding between two offers with very different benefits? The answer is, all you need is love for the job and a little HR!

All you need is love

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Topics: Company Culture

Driver Recruiting and Retention Takes Patience

Posted by Lauren Pohlmann on 9/13/17 7:25 AM

Song Inspiration: “Patience” by Guns N’ Roses, 1989        

It takes a lot of patience and persistence to be successful at recruiting drivers these days. A lot of effort, time, money, and brain power is being put towards finding quality drivers that are a good fit to join our fleet. However, our focus is not solely recruiting, but also retaining our current fleet of safe, professional, and dependable drivers. So… what are we doing?

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Topics: Transportation, Driving for Keller, Company Culture

Holiday Tradition Extends Beyond Arlington National Cemetery

Posted by Julie Wanstedt on 8/25/17 9:29 AM

Song inspiration:Arlington” by Trace Atkins

I can rest in peace, I’m one of the chosen ones, I made it to Arlington

Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 400,000 active duty service members, veterans and their families.  Arlington National Cemetery conducts between 27 and 30 funeral services each week day and between 6 and 8 services on Saturday.

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Topics: Hot Topic, Company Culture

Creating Company Culture With a Little Help From My Friends

Posted by Mariah Short on 6/30/17 7:00 AM

Song Inspiration: “With a Little Help From My Friends” by the Beatles, 1967

When thinking about what makes a great workplace, what comes to mind? Is it crazy-efficient productivity? Maybe it’s innovation? Did culture appear on your list of “top 10’s?” If it did, you and your company are on the right track. If not, I’d like to bring up the importance of culture, but not the culture that is used as a generic definition of your company’s personality. Culture is much more than that, it’s about building relationships not only while you work, but outside the walls of your cubicle and away from your usual environment.

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Topics: Company Culture