#1 slip seating
#2 older model trucks
#3 Third shift
#4 call ins on days off
#5 working on Holidays
#6 split days off/never two in a row
#7 delays on maintenance
#8 may have to drive hostler
#9 average $1k week gross
#10 weekly pay check
#11 frequent change of duties
#12 frequent drop and hook
#13 57’ trailers
If you have double/triple end. You will pull doubles.
#14 average 50 hours a week
Curious whether those of you who work in coffee shops (Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, etc.) have found mobile ordering to make your daily jobs better or worse? Why?
I was a drug addict and left my situation so I could be a parent to my daughter and my grandmother allowed me to move cross country to come help and to work on myself so I got a job things was going well however I kind of wanted to start dating again ended up kicked out cycle repeated lost custody of my kid. I ended up starting over got back in contact with my grandma who let me come back in and I got a few associates degrees and began working on... see more
Saw this post on Facebook or somewhere and saved it because it's SO true and sharing it with this group.
1- Cover your ass. Take pictures, get it in writing, scale everything, get a dashcam and run it all the time.
2- NEVER trust a dispatcher.
3- Never enter any place you don't know how to get out of. Throw the brake, set the 4 ways and walk yourself in. always make sure you can get out.
4-. Don't screw over the next guy. Leave the truck... see more
So last week I had to change sleep schedules a few times because of the timing of the loads. I ended up having a 10hr break and was able to grab a full nights sleep but then a half hour into my drive I was told to take another 10hr break. Of course I couldn’t sleep again so soon so when that ended and my dispatcher sent me out with a new load I was dead tired a few hours into the route. I pulled into the next stop and called in to let them know I... see more
I want to recommend a book that has added an immeasurable amount of value into my life. It is Wallace Wattles the science series, which includes the science of being great, the science of being rich, and the science of being healthy.
This year my career path has taken me into new heights bringing increased challenges, growth opportunities and MONEY! This entire rise is not only in corporate American but with my children, spouse and almost all... see more
I'm an IT professional by trade. I left my last job due to a military move. I couldn't find work in the new location because I didn't fit the demographic (not a local, and too qualified). I decided I'd be a stay at home mom and focus on my college studies instead. Three years later, we are back in the US, and I'm having a really hard time finding employment. I've applied to lots of opportunities, even entry level ones - and no luck so far. It... see more
I read these posts on here. I have been looking for months. I have lost my home I cannot afford any bills. I can't even put gas in my car and thank God I own that. People talk about hold your head up high there's more out there for you move ahead. Well that's easier said than done. I have looked for months and that one thing. I can't even afford to go to school cuz I don't have nowhere to live I have two sons and one is autistic. Now you tell me... see more
I cry every night wish i had a job i tried everything nothing happend
Hi i am an assistant manager right now but this past few weeks i feel my manager is not communicating with me about some decisions he had made at work. I feel he is not aware that i am his right hand side on anything related to work.. Few days ago i close the store with a few crew leaders and 2 regular employees well he jump me and comand the crew leader to be in charge of the shift. He knew that if he is not working i am in charge. Thats an... see more
I'm telling you the truth...
THOUGHT: Getting a job can be comparable to lifting weights. When you develop your perspective is to win, guess what? You'll win. Everything depends on your perspective in life.
THRUST: Here are four UNDENIABLE TIPS to consider if you want to win: