Hiring Freeze?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Htedenzer, Apr 19, 2019.

  1. 1stgear

    1stgear New Member

    The center manager. I’m filling a regular full time driver position. First true off the street hire in 18 years.
    I know it’s hard to believe some random person would get hired off the street, but that’s what I know.
    Sorry you don’t like what I’m saying .

    I wasn’t calling in every morning. I drove for 3 months during peak. I delivered 130-160 stops a day and took stops off of other drivers every day of the week. I made top of rehire list by a large stop count.

    The on roads told me if they could hire me as a driver they would, but to call in every week to go to preload.

    They had a hiring freeze at our center for a month. I kept calling. The on road called and told me I’m the next full time regular package car driver, that hr would be calling to send me back to intagrad.
    Sorry you are confused, but this is what I know.
    Either way, I’m driving and not loading trucks.
     
  2. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    Good , you can run and gun all day then take some stops off me ..
     
  3. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of own destiny

    I trust them more than the union
     
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  4. Package Stick

    Package Stick New Member

    Am Wellness Champ, would be angry as well.
     
  5. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    You are correct union brother , THE UNION IS THE ENEMY , STRIKE STRIKE STRIKE
     
  6. Everyone can strike except the Teamcare bargaining unit members.
     
  7. Siveriano

    Siveriano Active Member

    STRIKE, STRIKE, STRIKE!!!!
     
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  8. Htedenzer

    Htedenzer New Member

    Well I guess it’s another “few weeks”.
     

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  9. BiggieBrown

    BiggieBrown Member

    Yes there has been a hiring freeze for a few months now.
    Welcome in advance to a great company.
     
  10. BakerMayfield2018

    BakerMayfield2018 Fight the power.

    Whooooooooooooooooo
     
  11. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    Wrong the tax cuts are designed for growth and capital expenditures not reduced spending
     
  12. ohioUPSer

    ohioUPSer Member

    We just posted 3 driver Bid sheets. I would say it’s over.
     
  13. just chillin'

    just chillin' Rest in peace wooba

    jeez! its obvious the OP is talking about a NON union office job he is waiting on and y'all keep goin on about workin the preload and driver bids going up. pay attention a little at least maybe?
     
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  14. davidix

    davidix Active Member

    So you're qualifying to be a full time driver after you did seasonal driving and management liked you. That literally happens all the time. It's nothing new. What seems to be the misunderstanding here it's pretty simple. Theres tons of seasonal drivers from last peak that got called back to preload for a month or two and then get put on a qualifying route. It's the fast track. Consider yourself lucky.
     
  15. Htedenzer

    Htedenzer New Member

    It’s alright. I’m glad it was cleared up though. So guess the hiring freeze is over for union jobs and is still on hold for the non-union jobs.. sucks
     
  16. Kathykatkat

    Kathykatkat New Member

    Depending on where you are looking, there are Admin/Supervisor/Specialist jobs on upsjobs.com and Upsers.
     
  17. zubenelgenubi

    zubenelgenubi Well-Known Member

    There was never a hiring freeze, the HR person just doesn't like giving bad news and hopes you'll take a hint.
     
  18. 1stgear

    1stgear New Member

    Yes, I worked my ass off. No I didn’t go to preload prior to the job offer to become a full time driver. We are a small center and it takes years of preload to drive. A senior driver that has been driving for 18 years has never seen a TRUE off the street hire in 18 years. I do consider myself lucky.
     
  19. 1/6 hires can be hired off the street and immediately to full time.
     
  20. zubenelgenubi

    zubenelgenubi Well-Known Member

    Have you read the current contract?