Industry Workforce

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

As part of ARA’s strategic plan, growing the industry workforce is an important goal to ensure the future success of the equipment and event rental industry.

How we support

 

 
Best Practice Documents
Quick resources to help you find, hire and retain employees.
 
Job Descriptions
Customizable templates for the main positions in the industry.
 
Videos
Communicate and define the value of working in rental to prospective employees.

Workforce Resources

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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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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Videos you can you can use

Download these videos to use for your recruitment efforts.

 

A high-energy look at the equipment and event rental industry.
Hear from rental business employees on why they choose to work in rental and how it has benefitted them personally and professionally.
Veterans offer special skill sets that can benefit your rental business.
Women hold a variety of positions in the rental industry - from counter associates to managers and owners.
The rental industry offers many career paths for young adults.

Frequently asked questions