Application Status Changes - YES, AGAIN....


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how you become a driver right away

Building has excessive OT, had 3 retire last year, inuries, a few more retiring this year, etc. I was hired just before peak 2017, did bulk runs/pickups and helper then didn’t drive Jan/Feb and still did 2,300 hrs last year.


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I've been reading these forums since I interviewed over a week ago, and will definitely stick around now that I've been hired! Yes, I know it's going to be physical, and difficult, and I'm going to hurt like he!!, and all that fun stuff. I'm not delusional, but I think I can stick it out. I'd like to make this a long-term thing (not necessarily the PH position, but employment at UPS in general). Any tips or thoughts for me? If I'm called in and "let go" early, should I tell my sup that I want to stay and am willing to help in other areas? Any general advice or thoughts? Looking forward to joining Brown!
Let us know when you quit.. 2 weeks tops


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Hi all, new member here. I've been doing a lot of reading on the forums, have utilized the search function, and still haven't found an exact response to my question, so I'm posting a new much as I know y'all are going to hate me for it, LOL.

UPS had a package handler position listed on Indeed about a month ago. I filled out an application online, but was too late - by the time I filled out the app, the job was no longer available. They said my app would remain on file if other jobs opened up. Last week, on Tuesday, I got an email from an HR lady at a local hub that positions had opened up and requesting me to complete my application online and that interviews/facility tour would be held Wed. at 6:30 a.m. I completed the application and "booked" the tour/interview for the next morning. Wed. morning I got there plenty early, had a great tour and interview, the HR lady was very complimentary of my appearance (4 of the 6 that showed up looked like they literally got out of bed and came in), that I had brought a resume, had asked thoughtful questions, had a great background, etc. She said she had to run a background check, but expected to call me in a few days and have me in there working within a week or two.

The day after the interview, I logged in and my application was "active" for "Load/Unload AM" & the additional documents section had been opened up in my application, and even though I hadn't heard from anyone, I went ahead and filled them all out (I figured I was being proactive/showing I wanted the job). It's been 6 days and I haven't heard from anyone. My dumb*ass didn't get HR's contact info (I didn't start reading these forums until after my interview/tour). When I log into my application now (since yesterday), it says "inactive/application on file" and is completely locked.

Any thoughts of whether this is a good/bad progression of things? Suggestions of how to follow-up? Should I try to call and get a phone number/email for HR, or should I just show up to inquire about the status of my application/express my interest. There is nothing in my background that would be an issue on the background check, so I don't think that's it. Just getting restless. And YES, I know from reading on here that they like to keep you in limbo and it can take a while. I'm just concerned about the progression from opening up the additional documents, which I took as a good thing, to the application now being listed as "inactive," which I took as bad. This is at the Durham, NC hub, and they said they had several positions open, and there were only 6 of us there that day (and like I said, 4 of the 6 did not appear to be impressing the HR lady - per HER). Any thoughts? Thanks!
Go to the hub.ask security to call HR. They should come down to security to meet with you. Tell them who you are and ask them if there was any further info they need. You got to get on them these days and push to get in


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Get ready for your wife to become a total b* since you're not gonna be putting the kids down and waking them up. Just to work a PT job, that you'll essentially be "on call" for, and make Jack Squat. And if you actually end up enjoying it (this means you have a mental disorder) she'll hate you even more!

Eh, not worried about that, she does bedtime/mornings anyway since I'm home w/ the baby all day, so we're good, but thanks for your concern :)


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It's one year now, not 30 days. Although it could be different by local

I was told and given paperwork that it's thirty (30) WORKING days (so about 6 weeks). Currently in week 4. Haven't done less than 25 hours/week and have had OT on each check so far. Going well and enjoying it as much as you can enjoy a job. Definitely enjoying getting a paycheck again!