Workforce Development Solutions

ARA understands that finding quality employees is a struggle for many member companies.

ARA's Workforce Development Program focuses association resources on generating a talent pipeline for our members, as well as developing partnerships and training opportunities by leveraging relationships with educational institutions (all levels) & other like-minded associations & groups.

How We Support

job portal

Job Portal

Post your openings on a rental specific job portal.

best practices documents

Best Practice Documents

Quick resources to help you find, hire and retain employees.

job descriptions

Job Descriptions

Customizable templates for the main positions in the industry.

videos

Videos

Communicate and define the value of working in rental to prospective employees.

RentalWorks website

ARARentalWorks.com

A site for job seekers and influencers to recruit people into the industry.

equipment rental recruitment kit

Rental Recruitment kits

Download the Equipment or Event Rental Recruitment Kits to help you recruit and hire employees in your local market.

Workforce Development Contact

Erika Singleton

Workforce Development Manager

Singleton has a background in human resources management, employee training and program marketing.

She has 15+ years of experience building cohesive, culturally diverse environments that improve team performance and implementing human resources strategies that cultivate relationships with clients, employees, management and key stakeholders.

Singleton continues to dedicate herself to learning and developing workforce development strategies and solutions.

Workforce Resources

Equipment & Event Member Recruitment

The Member Recruitment Kit includes customizable materials, specific to the equipment and event rental segments, designed to help you recruit new employees into rental. The kit includes, social post templates, posters, collateral, flyers, presentations, and more.

Download the equipment member recruitment kit items.

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Download the event member recruitment kit items.

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How to Hire

Discover where to find candidates, how to attract and hire employees and tips for recruiting employees in your local area.

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Many rental businesses rely on seasonal employees throughout the year. Get the most benefit from this employee pool.

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Interviewing potential employees can be stressful. Use these documents to guide you through the process and make the best hire for your business.

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How to Retain and Reward

The cost of employee turnover is high, so use these best practice documents to retain your employees. It's worth it to your bottom line to keep them happy and productive.

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There are many ways to recognize and reward employees without having to spend a lot of money. Explore ways to make a positive impact on employees who support your business.

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You have new employees, but now it's time to train them. These documents will help you welcome and acclimate new employees into your rental business.

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Onboarding and Recruitment

The first few days and weeks of employment have an impact on new employees and can determine how long they stay with your company. Successfully onboard employees with these best practices and checklists.

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Party and Event Job Descriptions

These party and event job descriptions are designed to save you time in your employee recruitment efforts. Descriptions can be customized to your rental business.

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Word doc version available for members only- log in and click the link below to access.

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Construction and General Tool Job Descriptions

These construction and general tool job descriptions are designed to save you time in your employee recruitment efforts. Descriptions can be customized to your rental business.

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Word doc version available for members only- log in and click the link below to access.

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Job Portal

Post and view rental specific jobs on the ARA Job Portal. Login as an ARA member to post an available position.

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Videos you can use

Download these videos to use for your recruitment efforts.

 

ARARentalWorks Video

A high-energy look at the equipment and event rental industry.

Testimonial Video

Hear from rental business employees on why they choose to work in rental and how it has benefitted them personally and professionally.

Veterans in Rental Video

Veterans offer special skill sets that can benefit your rental business.

Women in Rental Video

Women hold a variety of positions in the rental industry - from counter associates to managers and owners.

Youth in Rental Video

The rental industry offers many career paths for young adults.

Frequently asked questions