Off street driver hires

Discussion in 'UPS Partners' started by Boysie8706, Mar 18, 2014.

  1. Boysie8706

    Boysie8706 Member

    Within the last twelve months their have been two drivers hired off the streets but no part time sups were giving an opportunity to fill those outside positions. I think its real unfair for a guy to be hired off the street instead of giving that opportunity to a part time sup who's already been working for the company.

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  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The part time sup chose to become a part of management.
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  3. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Hate to break it to you but If your a part time sup the chances of you going driving are pretty much zero. At least they are where I work.
  4. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Part time sup is not a short cut into driving.
  5. greengrenades

    greengrenades To be the man, you gotta beat the man.

    You shouldn't have been a supervisor. I was lucky to have a dad retired from UPS and made sure I stayed away from supervision.
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  6. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Used to have a lot of PT sups that went driving. Last 10 or 15 years, none.
  7. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Dark Prince of Double Standards Staff Member

    If they thought you were a good candidate for full-time management, they would have put you in one of those positions.
    You should consider moving on to another company unless you want to be a P/T Sup until you die.
  8. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    He should have made sure you never worked here....
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  9. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    I personally think it's unfair to have any off the street hires while there are hourly pt guys willing to fill the position, but that's just me.
  10. greengrenades

    greengrenades To be the man, you gotta beat the man.

    Why? I enjoy my job....
  11. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    Not saying your a bad employee or anything of the sort...

    I would have thought your father may have wanted you to work somewhere else because of all the daily Cr*p that goes on here and the long hours..

    just saying.
  12. 728ups

    728ups offending people on the internet since 1995

    i am glad it's 6-1 now. When i started it was 3-1 and I have lower driver seniority than several off the street people in my building even though I was already slaving to the grind.
  13. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    When I started, this was a good company to work for. You could come to work, get your job done(reasonable dispatch), and go home without feeling micromanaged. It started to go downhill fast after it went public, and mgmt was pressured to make every last dime possible.
  14. PT sup just went driving in my center as the off street hire. I guess it depends on location. It's pretty easy going where I'm at.

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  15. greengrenades

    greengrenades To be the man, you gotta beat the man.

    A lot has changed since 2002 (when I started.). Also when he got me on, it was suppose to be temporary, just for when I was in highschool. Also he was a feeder driver for 35 years so I think his view is a little skewed on UPS. He still believes it's 1975 UPS.
  16. Brownslave688

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

    I know a guy whose son has begged him to get him on as a driver. Dad refuses. He wants better for his son and will not get him on at ups.
  17. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    Exactly what I am doing.
  18. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    It's tough to do in my building. We had a pretty decent 10+ year PT sup..kept promising to promote him to full time for the last few years. He finally saw the writing on the wall and tried to go driving. Management gave him the runaround for months...until he quit.
  19. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Thats what I (jokingly) threaten my kids with! Do good In college, or ill get you a job at Brown!........Hell no dad, I dont want to work that long of a day! Guess they got the message, both doing very well in school!
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I would think one summer in the hub would be motivation enough for them to do well in school.

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