Employment

Discussion in 'ABF Freight System' started by 1FastVette, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. iam4us

    iam4us Active Member

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    we have a driver, pot conviction less than 5yrs ago, hired. not a disquailfirer, as well as I know a driver with a DWI they recently hired, was 10 yrs ago, but hired him.. used to never happen.
     
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  2. ABFer

    ABFer Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Desperate times call for desperate measures.
     
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  3. the5tolls

    the5tolls I hope we make it to 19....got my NO ready

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    Holland does their new hiring training program in Indianapolis these days, I was at the motel while some of them were checking in.....OMG.....I am not going to go into details but if Swift had a reject list these guys would have probably qualified for it. Oh how the mighty have fallen! :D
     
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    ABFer Super Moderator Staff Member

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    "Bring me your weak, your tired, your downtrodden", is their new motto.
     
  5. troubleman84

    troubleman84 Well-Known Member

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    Was trying to show a Jr. the reason for our contract, seniority, and work rules. He comes back it's not right to charge the company for you do it doesn't take much effort, why should senior guy get all the miles if I been having shitty weeks. I could've had a heart attack with all the non Union language coming out of his mouth.
     
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  6. canaryinthemine

    canaryinthemine Retirement....The Job I Was Born To Have!

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    ......."your anti-social, your mentally deficient, your work-impaired, your cocky and belligerent, your socially stunted"........Ahh,....we were talking about Swift, were we?
     
  7. vongrimmenstein

    vongrimmenstein Well-Known Member

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    This generation expects the wages of a 30 year veteran of any skilled trade right out of college. Then, all of a sudden reality slaps them up side the face. 50 grand in student loan debit, making 12 or 14 an hour not in a field they earned their degree in. And they don't understand why. All I can say to them is "welcome to life'. von.
     
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  8. canaryinthemine

    canaryinthemine Retirement....The Job I Was Born To Have!

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    We got to remember to tell them that nobody tells lies in the Twenty-First Century....
     
  9. ABFer

    ABFer Super Moderator Staff Member

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    We can thank all of those participation trophies for that attitude, they were led to believe that there was no possibility of failure. It's going to be a rough life for some gen xer's.
     
  10. sabresfan

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    I'm a gex x'er and your right. I'm really more worried about the gen y and millennials though. Most of my gen x friends work. Can't say the same for the others.
     
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  11. troubleman84

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    Sad part is most guys there hiring are in 40-55 year range and can't seem to understand everything we receive now wasn't easily earned.
     
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