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Trucking hiring ends 2012 on the upswing.
By: CareerCast.com
Trucking closed out 2012 with 4,200 new jobs added, bringing the year’s total of new hires in the field to 67,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reports. New hires in the truck transportation subsector rebounded late in the year after dipping during the summer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports increased hiring every month since August. Christopher S. Rugaber of the Associated Press writes : “The stable hiring last month shows that employers didn't panic during the high-stakes talks between Congress and the White House over tax increases and spending cuts that weren't resolved until New Year's. That's an ... more
Technological advances have impacts on Trucking hiring.
By: CareerCast.com
They seem right out of a Hollywood fantasy, and they are: Cars that drive themselves have appeared in movies like "I, Robot" and the television show "Knight Rider." Now three years after Google invented one, automated cars could be on their way to a freeway near you. In the U.S., California and other states are rewriting the rules of the road to make way for driverless cars. There's just one problem. What happens to the millions of people who make a living driving cars and trucks - jobs that always have seemed sheltered from the onslaught of technology? "All those ... more