Why does UPS hire people back?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by PT Crazy, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. PT Crazy

    PT Crazy New Member

    Why does UPS hire people back other than seasonal helpers and drivers. What a waste of time! These people work for awhile. When they don't get a day off that they want they quit. Then Boo HOO I want my job back. They are not happy that they have little or no seniority because they quit. Boo Hoo. They just hired some lady back that has quit 3 times! I give her til mid December then she will need a day off or something.
  2. Probably because they are desperate
  3. dudebro

    dudebro Active Member

    I used to hire a kid every summer for 3 summers. He was a good loader, but didn't want to do the job and college at the same time. I was glad to see him after Memorial Day...
  4. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Am I the only one who read that wrong the first time?
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  5. calcio56

    calcio56 Active Member

    Back people?
  6. Haha, nope. I had to read it twice.
  7. PT Crazy

    PT Crazy New Member

    Well, I guess it would be nice if they rehired people that would actually do their job. Maybe they need new recruiters in HR.
  8. snarts

    snarts Member

    Most people don't have the mental toughness for this job. Out of the 10 people that I attended orientation with only me and 2 others remain. In around the 6 months I've been working here I have seen close to 20 people on my boxline alone either quit or get fired. My supervisor must have the feeling of striking gold whenever he gets a decent preloader on his boxline.
  9. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I have only seen this happen a few times but the people they hire back are already trained and up to speed. Lose all seniority and raises and benefits. In other words, the perfect employee.
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  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Other than Peak helpers, I can't recall seeing any other employees hired back after leaving.
  11. MendozaJ

    MendozaJ Active Member

    It's not as though the quality of new hires is any higher.
  12. Billy Ray

    Billy Ray God, help us all.....

    If you left ups, and then came back, you belong with that special group of idiots that divorce a spouse, and later remarry the same.
  13. matty_lawn

    matty_lawn Active Member

  14. DOK

    DOK Active Member

    $8 hour causes this. It's a $15 per hour job.
  15. It's $10.10 TTKU
  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    My supervisor when I was overseas must have been head idiot as he divorced and remarried the same woman 3 times.
  17. BaggyPants

    BaggyPants a mere cog

    don't disagree with the spouse part, but about the pay, you have to add in the benefits. After a few years, with raises, 2 weeks vacation, 401k, option days, only working 3 1/2 to 5 hrs a day, plenty of time to pursue hobbies or take care of your kids, weekends off, it's a good job. But if I win the powerball, I wouldn't show up Monday!
  18. BaggyPants

    BaggyPants a mere cog

    Forgot to add, when I worked full time for $15 an hour and they took out for benefits, I brought home only slightly more than I do now. and I had to pack a lunch. And the health benefits were just so so. Our are pretty awesome, except for eyeglasses.
  19. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I would go to work, take the car on road, park it at Walmart, lock it up, call them later on that day.
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  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I make $33.22/hr and pack a lunch every day.