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Technology has impacted every industry today, and transportation is no exception - and it's the best thing to have happened.
With CDL drivers hiring volume predicted to increase, investing in dedicated driver recruitment software that streamlines the driver recruitment process can bring many benefits to your business.
An excellent web-based application can shorten your recruiting cycle. In addition, online applications speed up the process and ensure that you present drivers with your application the moment they learn about your opportunity.
Today, there are far more driver recruiting solutions available than ever, making your job as a driver recruiter, employer or business owner easier and more efficient.
Benefits of using recruitment platforms
Technology is a powerful tool that can help you recruit driver candidates more effectively and efficiently.
Finding CDL drivers can be easy —but as you use technology, be sure to take advantage of a recruiting platform explicitly designed for hiring CDL drivers.
Here are five benefits of using specialized recruitment platforms to screen, interview, and hire professional CDL truck drivers.
1. Easy to Use
Dedicated driver recruitment software like Cdlsuite uses a highly intuitive layout that requires no training or setup time and is very convenient.
The software is easy for anyone to use, no matter their technological capabilities.
It can also be used on any mobile device, which is a great advantage. If your application process is too complex and manual, you may lose great driver candidates who, in today's competitive market, do not want to spend too much time completing a driver job application.
You have easy access to preloaded professional recruiting forms and documents - including DQ file consent forms and an easy interface that allows you to process them quickly.
2. Time & Cost Saving
Hiring a CDL driver is often more expensive than for other jobs.
When looking for new CDL drivers, having the right tools can make your work easier and save you time, especially when you have limited resources.
Streamlining your driver hiring process with the help of dedicated recruitment software may save you time, money, and headaches while recruiting.
You can reduce the time it takes to hire drivers, eliminating a costly and laborious process like reprinting paperwork, sending emails, or scanning documents.
All necessary DOT and FCRA consent forms are completed and stored online for quick and easy access.
3. Integrated Background Screening
With the option of integrated background screening, your error rates can go down dramatically, and driver application numbers increase.
It's much easier to conveniently conduct all your CDL driver's background investigations from a single online view that requires no data re-entry.
The background screening interface is a convenient way to capture the drivers' professional history in one place. You can generate various reports (for example, MVRs and PSPs), which are available in the driver's file for your review.
4. Streamlined Communication
By using a digital platform, you can save time and money—and ensure that each new CDL driver enters your fleet with all their paperwork in order.
Specialized driver recruitment software can also help you manage your leads, applicants, and hires in an efficient workflow that streamlines communications.
It allows you to receive applications and easily create DQ Files in one place.
Once you receive an application, you can quickly assess the skills and qualifications of the potential employee.
You can also generate detailed summaries, including work history, accidents, traffic convictions, and other critical information necessary for your hiring decision. It gives you a condensed view and shortens the decision process.
CDL drivers are a crucial part of the transportation industry, and trucking companies must do everything they can to ensure their driver candidate pool is as full of suitable candidates as possible.
With the competition on an incline, you can't afford to lose good drivers because your recruiting process isn't up-to-date. You need a strategy and technology that works for your unique driver recruiting process and does it effectively.
Successful companies understand that mobile-friendly web-based technology helps them find talented drivers and hire them quickly. If technology can make the recruitment process more accessible or more efficient for you, then, by all means, use should it.
Our professional applications inspire more drivers to apply when they see your job opportunity. Because our applications are online, they can be completed and signed in minutes, even while the driver is on the go. They no longer wait for drivers to download your obsolete paper application or email a resume. Our easy-fill applications give you a competitive edge in CDL driver recruiting.
Contact us today to find out how we can help you improve your driver recruitment process at 888-209-7427 or firstname.lastname@example.org