We often report that the volume of online job ads for Truck Drivers is growing and that Recruiters are experiencing difficulties with sourcing enough candidates. In May, there were more than 133,000 online job postings for Truck Drivers across the US. This is not only a 13% year-over-year increase in demand, but also a new high in the number of job ads for this occupation. Today, we thought we would share 3 cities where Recruiter are likely to have an easy time sourcing candidates and fill jobs faster.
Hiring Demand for Truck Drivers – 4 Year US Hiring Trend
On average, Recruiters across the US leave job ads for Truck Drivers online for 46 days – or 6.5 weeks. But, our Hiring Scale™ shows us locations where there is less competition for qualified candidates and larger candidate pools – which leads to a faster time-to-fill and lower cost-per-hire.
City: Columbus, Indiana
Average posting period of an online job ad for a Truck Driver: 33 days (4.7 weeks)
In Columbus, Indiana job ads for Truck Drivers remain online for an average of 4.7 weeks – almost 2 weeks shorter than the national time period. Here, there are very few employers currently recruiting Drivers and Recruiters should be able to easily and quickly find potential candidates.
Hiring Scale for Truck Drivers in Columbus, IN
City: Morristown, Tennessee
Average posting period of an online job ad for a Truck Driver: 32 days (4.5 weeks)
Currently, there are only 3 employers with online job ads for Truck Drivers, meaning that the competition to attract talent should be one of the lowest in the US. With a 32-day average posting period, job ads for Truck Drivers are posted online for 2 weeks shorter than the national average.
Hiring Scale for Truck Drivers in Morristown, TN
City: Longview, Washington
Average posting period of an online job ad for a Truck Driver: 27 days (3.8 weeks)
Recruiters in Longview, Washington are currently experiencing the shortest posting duration of these 3 cities. At 27 days (or about 3.8 weeks), job ads remain online for almost 3 weeks shorter than the national average. This is one of the shortest posting periods for Truck Drivers in the US.
Hiring Scale for Truck Drivers in Longview, WA
By targeting your job ads to attract candidates from these areas, you may be able to fill jobs for Truck Drivers faster. And if your job listings are online for shorter time periods, the costs associated with posting ads, interviewing, and recruiting are likely to go down.
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