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James McCormack returns for the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention

May
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James McCormack of Trucking Careers of America

 

The Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention is for the professional truck driver and for those industry professionals who support them. Truck Drivers keep America moving but they are often overlooked and left unrecognized by the mainstream industry.

Social Media is changing that by uniting a grass roots cooperative of folks who care about making a positive impact to raise the standards in the trucking industry. Embracing the required transparency social media demands is one reason why trucking lags behind other industries, at times resisting the acknowledgement of truck driver concerns.

Straight talking James McCormack returns as a vital part of “The Circle of Trust” at the 2nd annual event to be held October 27th and 28th in Kansas City, Missouri at Harrah’s Hotel.

Misleading truck driver recruiting tactics remains an issue. Thankfully James is a career advisor and employment specialist who works with “OTR” truckers nationwide. He has mentored thousands of drivers at all skill levels. James has earned a well-deserved reputation as an expert industry professional who in known to “tell it like it is” which is of great value to both drivers and carriers seeking a position that fits their needs rather than “Bait and Switch” recruiting.

James acts as a consultant to a number of CDL training schools for industry hiring and underwriting guidance as well as job placement. James has an extensive background in the long haul trucking industry and his knowledge of the industry and belief in giving his clients honest and reliable information has been widely recognized. He is currently the President and Co-Founder of Trucking Careers of America where he remains “hands on” in the career planning and employment division. James has an extensive background in the long haul trucking industry.

In his personal career path working as a representative for a trucking company located in North Carolina, Jim worked directly with student applicants applying for cdl training and financing.  What he found lacking from the company he worked for was career guidance prior to cdl training, and suitable job placement once a driver finished training.    In his opinion, this was vital for drivers to have a successful professional trucking career. When the school closed unexpectedly, James lost no time going out on his own and forming his own company Trucking Careers of America.

His core belief was then and is now a desire to help drivers become successful and not just another statistic.

Trucking Careers of America LLC has embraced social media transparency in order to help drivers make better employment choices. We welcome Jim’s return as our special guest. Jim will be available for students and drivers to answer questions and discuss personal employment issues.

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Information  info@truckingsocialmedia.com   352-465-7476

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Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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