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The pandemic has allowed people to reevaluate what they want from work. This “Great Reevaluation” has led to the “Great Resignation” which has left the US with a great big labor shortage and a supply chain crisis. In this interview series called “The Labor Shortage & The 5 Things We Must Do To Attract & Retain Great Talent” we are talking to successful business leaders who can share stories and ideas from their experience that can address these questions.

As a part of this interview series, we had the pleasure to interview Aaron Hageman.

Aaron Hageman is the owner and CEO of Delivery Drivers, Inc. (DDI) a third-party human resources and driver management firm specializing in the last-mile delivery and gig economy. Aaron has more than 25 years of experience in the rapidly growing gig economy.

Under Aaron’s leadership, DDI has been named an Inc. 5000 company nationally and regionally, ranked #194 in California. DDI was also named a 2021 Business Products & Services Companies to Watch by The Startup Weekly.

Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Our readers would like to get an idea of who you are and where you came from. Can you tell us a bit about your background? Where do you come from? What are the life experiences that most shaped your current self?

From a frustrated 1099 freelance delivery driver to CEO, I launched Delivery Drivers, Inc. — connecting independent contractors to last-mile delivery gigs nationwide. DDI is a third-party human resources and driver management firm that advocates for delivery drivers, as many of the team members were drivers themselves…

Read the rest of the article about Hageman’s perspective on the Great Resignation. Lastly, learn the importance of substantial relationships in the workforce at the featured image or here.