New Employee - Possibly Hired for Wrong Hours

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by zeke, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. zeke

    zeke New Member

    Today was my orientation as a package handler and I start work tomorrow. My scheduled time is 4:45 but I'm not sure if it's am or pm. I interviewed for the pm job but just now noticed the application title is LOAD/UNLOAD AM. Does this mean he mistakenly gave me the AM shift?

    Is there anywhere on UPSers I can find my scheduled hours?
  2. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

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  3. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Now there is a screw-up you don't see every day. Good luck
  4. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the preload. Follow the line exiting the gate when break is called and do not look back.
  5. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Better get to bed.
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  6. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Just a turd

    Wasn't a "mistake " Plugged you in where they needed you
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  7. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Its like the Army----train you for a specific job and assign you to do something entirely different.
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  8. zeke

    zeke New Member

    Then why does the email I received about my first interview specifically state "This is for those interested in the 5pm to 9pm shift only"
  9. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    If you were to ask a DIAD board it'd tell you that a PM start time would be 16:45 and that you'd just won a ticket to PRELOAD, BABY!

    I know my area's HR person gets into very specific discussions with interviewees as to whether they need an AM or PM shift since hours at their other PT job can be pretty AM or PM heavy. If you can't work the shift with availability you get a handshake and a "Good luck to you". No surprise shift assignments.
  10. Bastiatian

    Bastiatian Well-Known Member

    Print that out and bring it with you when you show up for the PM shift.
  11. UnsurePost

    UnsurePost making the unreadable unreadabler

    Yeah, a bunch of strangers on the internet forum should be better help than calling or e-mailing HR and asking them.
  12. zeke

    zeke New Member

    HR's email and phone hours are 5am to 5pm. I'm scheduled for 4:45. Tell me how this comment helps me. What large company does not have your scheduled work hours online?
  13. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    Why did you not confirm with the person at Orientation as to the shift you were working before leaving Orientation?
  14. zeke

    zeke New Member

    He points to each of us and gives us our start times, points to me and goes "4:45." No am, no pm. Then asks us each what time we are starting and I respond "4:45 pm tomorrow." No response so I assumed that was the time.
  15. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    So you show up at 4:45 PM just as the person at Orientation instructed you to.
    You were given an area and a person to report to?
  16. zeke

    zeke New Member

    Not given a person to report to. Told he had emailed my supervisor and that he would know I was coming.
  17. Operational needs

    Operational needs Non desistas. Non exieras.

    You're not the brightest crayon in the box, are you?
  18. 8000Shelf

    8000Shelf Active Member

    Welcome to life @ UPS. Everything you do at this company will be like this.
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  19. zeke

    zeke New Member

    I'm not sure how any of this could possibly be my fault and reflect my intelligence. In my interview there were specific questions regarding the afternoon shift. I wasn't aware I was responsible for hiring myself and scheduling my work hours correctly.
  20. 8000Shelf

    8000Shelf Active Member

    ... and everyone you work with will be like the people giving you "advise" on here