Challenges in recruiting and retaining employees at all levels are nothing new to the logistics industry. Organizations have been confronting the ever-growing truck driver shortage and decades of intra-industry poaching of top leadership talent. Now, experts predict the "Great Resignation" that dominated HR conversations in 2021 will continue to impact the labour market through 2022 and beyond.
We're now firmly in a worker-driven labour market.
Adaptive strategies to support both recruitment and retention have never been more important. Offering professional development, certification and access to a professional community through CITT are win-win benefits you can offer your employees. And make sure your EVP is also visible to candidates, as part of your recruitment process.
Many of CITT’s solutions that support employee learning & development, recruitment, enagement and retention are available on an as-needed basis:
For employers looking for holistic solutions, white-glove service and a way to broadcast the highest level of commitment to supporting your logistics talent to current employees, candidates and the entire industry, CITT offers an Endorsed Logistics Employer program.
In this labour market, a smart option is to hire the right candidate based on soft skills and potential, then train for the logistics expertise you require. And CITT is here to help. Our full suite of logistics training solutions includes:
For a free, no-commitment needs assessment conversation, contact Daniele, CITT's corporate relationships manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our national network of experienced logistics professionals is just one of the vital talent pipelines you can reach through CITT. We can also connect you with new graduates from relevant academic programs across the country, new Canadians with international experience in logistics, and more.
To post an opportunity on CITT's job board, accessible by CCLP designation holders and those working towards the designation - completely free of charge. You can post a job at this link, or contact Emily at email@example.com if you need any help.
Leading organizations looking to recruit, retain, engage and develop top logistics talent can apply to become a CITT Endorsed Logistics Employer - gaining a true advantage over competitors, and granting your organization many perks and collaboration opportunities. To learn more about becoming an endorsed employer, connect to Daniele at DLippi@citt.ca