If you ever wanted to live somewhere else this was year to do it seems

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by margaritaville, Jul 26, 2014.

  1. margaritaville

    margaritaville Active Member

    Transfering is hard. But if you ever thought of living in florida or cali or anywhere. This would of been the year to do it. It seems like everyone is hiring.

    If you cant transfer, you could straight up quit your job and prob be a driver at any other hub after being there for 6 months or less. Since most places are desperate for drivers. But it would of been most ideal to move jan 2014. More risky now.
  2. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    Let us know how that works out for you.
  3. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Lose all seniority
    Lose vacation
    Lose top rate
    Go on a whim and hope it works out?
    No Thanks

    In all reality you are right. You would really have to screw up to not be put on FT eventually. But the risk and the above things you lose are too much.
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  4. margaritaville

    margaritaville Active Member

    True, but if you absolutely hate your state and want to get out of it before retirement. This was the year. No one has the guts. But if you do, this was the year.
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  6. Pooter

    Pooter Active Member

    I can't imagine driving in SoCal....then again with traffic I can only imagine they go out with 50 stops in a 3 mile radius :D

    I wish in this fantasy thread that I could transfer to the northwest. Oregon in specific.
  7. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    The grass is always greener over the septic tank.
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  8. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    Every time someone asks me if we are hiring I tell them not to bother with my building (an extended center) and to go to the hub instead. Until recently the extended centers were the place to be because the wait to go full-time is usually half the time (or less) of the hubs'. But with all of the hiring going on in the hubs right now people are going into package or feeders super quick there. My center has had quite a few transfers from the hub over the years (I was one of them) and for the first time ever I'm thinking that we all made a mistake. LOL!
  9. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Thought I'd let you know Roswell has 3 feeder coverage routes up for bid that don't run out of our building. Might wanna talk to Matt H. if you're getting some of them.
  10. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    Those bid sheets definitely won't be coming near my building. We can't even do our own CPUs. Let alone a run out of another building.
  11. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    The OP has no seniority. Why not move? My wife and I quit our jobs and moved to Texas when we got married. 4 years later we both quit and moved back to WI.
  12. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I have 5 years left and have already begun to look for those states that are more "pension friendly".
  13. Future

    Future Victory Ride

    Yes i have been itching for years to transfer to Somalia
  14. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    Thought you were headed down to Albany?
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    That is most likely where I will end up but it doesn't hurt to look at all my options.

    Resident know-it-all.
  16. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    Know of 6 transfers this year. 3 accepted, 3 didn't. The only question is where to sign up next year.
  17. Bottom rung

    Bottom rung Active Member

    I can tell you all about Minnesota.

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  18. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    I never could understand how Minnesota ended up the Somali capital of the US.
  19. TheKid99

    TheKid99 Active Member

    What cities desperately need drivers?

    I'm seriously considering moving and right now would be my best chance.
  20. TheKid99

    TheKid99 Active Member

    My wish would be
    St Louis, MO
    Charlotte, NC
    Fayetteville, NC
    Dallas, TX
    Houston, TX
    New Orleans, LA
    Seattle, WA
    Portland, OR
    Kansas City, MO
    Baltimore, MD