A career at J.B. Hunt can have a positive impact your long-term success. We are invested in the personal and professional growth of our people – that’s why we provide a variety of tools and resources to help our team members sharpen their skills and take their careers to the next level.
From online, self-guided trainings to a tuition reimbursement program for those seeking higher education, keep reading to learn more about how J.B. Hunt can support your professional development and help you thrive in your career.
How Does J.B. Hunt Develop Employee Professional Development?
J.B. Hunt’s Talent Development team facilitates a variety of professional development and learning opportunities, offered both in-person and virtually. J.B. Hunt employees can take advantage of the many on-demand courses available through our internal systems to learn new skills at their own pace or participate in instructor-led courses that focus on technical or leadership training, learning from subject matter experts and covering topics such as building leadership skills, improving your interpersonal skill set, and motivating others.
“I am not an Excel pro by any stretch of the imagination, but you go into Workday, and you’ve got hundreds of options at your fingertips for training,” said Heather, a director of operations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Does J.B. Hunt Offer Tuition Reimbursement?
If you are looking to continue your education, J.B. Hunt can help you take that next step in your personal growth. J.B. Hunt offers tuition reimbursement for approved tuition-related expenses and fees for eligible academic programs. The tuition reimbursement program is open to all full-time employees who have worked at J.B. Hunt for at least 6 months.
“At J.B. Hunt, I know that there are tuition support programs or tuition assistance programs where they look to help you continue to develop yourself so that you can provide better results for the company overall, but there’s a ton of other different growth opportunities available across many platforms,” said Client Manager, Bo.
What ERGs Does J.B. Hunt Have?
Our employee resource groups (ERGs) are a great way to expand your network within the company and focus on your personal and professional growth. ERGs provide an open space for all employees, of all backgrounds, to make their voices heard within our organization. Through ERGs, employees can enjoy professional development workshops and build connections with other employees of different backgrounds across all our departments.
“Each of our ERGs bring a different perspective and voice to J.B. Hunt that most other companies do not offer,” said Sydney, a business development manager and GROW member. “The relationships I have formed through our employee resource groups are just amazing.”
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills, and employees can participate through J.B. Hunt. Through this group, J.B. Hunt employees practice writing and presenting speeches, network and build leadership skills vital to advancing in their careers. Toastmasters helps employees find confidence in their voice and can impact their success in everyday responsibilities.
“I saw an opportunity to step into a leadership role really early in my career through Toastmasters,” said Jacob, a logistics engineer at corporate. “I’m glad I did! My experience as part of our club’s Leadership Team and the relationships I’ve built, both inside and outside of J.B. Hunt, have made Toastmasters a rewarding part of my professional development. And yes, I’ve also learned a thing or two about public speaking!”
If you are ready to join a company that is focused on your long-term success, then J.B. Hunt is the place for you! Search jobs to find the position that best fits your interests or connect with us on LinkedIn!