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Angela Splinter

Angela Splinter
Angela Splinter leads Trucking HR Canada, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to addressing the human resources challenges and opportunities in the trucking and logistics sector. Angela is a frequent speaker at industry events sharing innovative HR best practices, trends and insights. As a respected leader in HR, Trucking HR Canada works with various associations, government departments and industry professionals to ensure employers have the skilled workforce needed for today and in the future. Feel free to learn more at truckinghr.com, subscribe to our newsletter and follow us @TruckingHR for the latest tips, practical resources and more. You can follow Angela directly at @AngSplinter. And we can be reached by e-mail: info@truckinghr.com.
  • Blog

    Sizing up the labor market, and what to do next

    February 19, 2020 by Angela Splinter

    Labor shortages in trucking and logistics are an ongoing concern. Employers and employees across the country feel increasing pressure from longer recruiting processes, reduced productivity, and the fact that our pool simply continues to shrink. To quantify the problem, Trucking

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    Women with Drive: The journey continues

    December 11, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    On Dec. 3 in Ottawa, Trucking HR Canada, along with partners from across the country, wrapped up our Women with Drive Hits the Road tour. The initiative builds on the success of the national Women with Drive leadership summit that

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    How Canada’s Top Fleet Employers buck the trends

    November 28, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    Trucking HR Canada’s Top Fleet Employers program is not a competition – it’s a way to recognize companies that showcase this industry as a great place to work, attract a new generation of employees, and set standards that we all

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    Dollars and sense

    November 8, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    Everyone wants to be paid well and paid fairly. And employers want to be competitive with their compensation. It’s good business to make sure what you’re offering is up to date, on trend, and able to both meet the needs

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    Driver shortage? Look at the numbers

    October 24, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    “If I had a dollar for every time I heard the term, ‘truck driver shortage,’ I wouldn’t be here today.” Those are the words of Kristen Monaco, associate commissioner at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Office of Compensation and

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    Join us as Women with Drive hits the road

    October 15, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    Including more women in the trucking and logistics industry is an important issue for fleets across the country. Our Women with Drive networking initiative is designed to help, and we’re pleased to tell you that the program is expanding thanks

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    Paid Help us help you

    October 2, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    Recruiting and retaining qualified workers continues to be the predominant business issue in trucking and logistics. And for us here at Trucking HR Canada, our top priority is to help employers meet this challenge by providing relevant, accurate, and accessible

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    Big HR tips for small fleets

    October 1, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    No matter the size of the company, a business cannot thrive without a team of reliable, competent, well-managed people. And smaller companies face more challenges in this regard. Small business owners often have a strong understanding of their industry but

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    The millennial mind

    September 20, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    Millennials – those aged 18 to 36 – represent 10.1 million Canadians and 37% of the country’s working population. Yet they account for less than 15% of truck drivers. Attracting younger workers has long been one of the industry’s greatest

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    Help us help you

    August 23, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    Recruiting and retaining qualified workers continues to be the predominant business issue in trucking and logistics. And for us here at Trucking HR Canada, our top priority is to help employers meet this challenge by providing relevant, accurate, and accessible

    Read more →
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    A modern HR approach is based on sound labour market information

    May 14, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    “Modernizing your workforce starts with modernizing your HR approach.” In today’s labour market, successful truck fleets and logistics companies know that staying abreast of the issues will help them stay ahead of the competition. Follow our “Modernizing Your HR Approach”

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    Modernizing workplace wellness

    April 16, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    “Modernizing your workforce starts with modernizing your HR approach.” In today’s labour market, successful truck fleets and logistics companies know that staying abreast of the issues will help them stay ahead of the competition. Follow our “Modernizing Your HR Approach”

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    Creating a family-first workplace

    March 18, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    Modernizing your workforce starts with modernizing your HR approach. In today’s labour market, successful truck fleets and logistics companies know that staying abreast of the issues will help them stay ahead of the competition. Follow our “Modernizing Your HR Approach”

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    How do you modernize your HR approach? Revisit your HR plan

    March 8, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    “Modernizing your workforce starts with modernizing your HR approach.” In today’s labor market, successful truck fleets and logistics companies know that staying abreast of the issues will help them stay ahead of the competition. Follow our “Modernizing Your HR Approach”

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    Why we need women with drive

    February 14, 2019 by Angela Splinter

    The numbers don’t lie. The representation of women in the trucking and logistics industry remains well below their representation in Canada’s workforce as a whole. Just 3% of truck drivers are women. 11% of the industry’s administrators are women. 18%

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