CVSA’s Safe Driver Week Focuses on Speeding – July 14th-20th

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Safe Driver week is scheduled for July 14th-20th this year and will be mainly focused on speeding. But why speeding?

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Distracted Driving and It’s Implications in the Trucking Industry

As we all know, distracted driving can include eating while driving, talking on your cellphone, putting on make-up, texting and even messing with the radio or music player. No matter what activity is being performed to distract a driver, these simple actions can have catastrophic effects for not just the guilty party but the public as well. This past April, a round table discussion was held in Houston, TX by the National Transportation Safety Board in order to specifically touch on and discuss distracted driving and how this can effect the trucking industry.

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Hiring for Temporary and Contract Workers Is Up 21%

Are you looking to add temporary or contract workers to your staff? If so, you join an estimated 31% of employers in the United States. Hiring for temporary and contract workers saw a spike in 2012 across the U.S. and those numbers are up an additional 21% from last year.


While employer confidence continues to grow following the recession, many hiring managers are still unsure of long term projections and look to temporary and contract staff to assist during peak seasons. As many as 44% of employers plan to hire on additional full-time employees by year end in 2013, many in addition to temporary staff.

What positions are most in-demand for temporary or contract staff? According to Forbes, they include:

  • Team Assemblers
  • Office Clerks
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • HR, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants
  • Home Health Aides
  • Maintenance and Repair Workers
  • Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  • Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
  • Sales Representatives
  • Computer Support Specialists
  • Computer Programmers
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Business Operations Specialists
  • Electricians
  • Sales Representatives in Wholesale and Manufacturing

With the in-demand positions ranging from light industrial through professional roles, there are a wide range of opportunities for those seeking employment.

Whether you are seeking employment or seeking temporary or contract workers for your company, choosing the right staffing partner can make or break your experience. Be sure to partner with a staffing agency who specializes in your line of work, is currently representing both clients and candidates in searches in your line of work, and is well established.

Are you a stand out professional, technical professional, driver, or skilled worker seeking contingent, temporary, or long term career opportunities?  Visit our job board  for more information!  Want to learn more about how you can gain access to Trillium’s national network of professionals and skilled workers? Contact us today!

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