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What does Prime check before approving you for orientation?

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Sam the Wrestler's Comment
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Check out XPO. If you want more details, let me know. Seems like today is going to be a good day for me to reply lol

Sam the Wrestler's Comment
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Sorry, just saw this is about Prime, my bad.

Adam W.'s Comment
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Asking for a friend.What about juvenile records. He can pass background for schools and jobs. And he says it don't show. He wants to be a trucker of if he don't like the field he chooses after college.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Old School's Comment
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Juvenile records are sealed. He shouldn't have concerns there.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Check out XPO. If you want more details, let me know. Seems like today is going to be a good day for me to reply lol

Hey Sam....you have contact info for your recruiter over there? We've been trying to get info on their training program but we've been playing phone tag for a while. Time to try to get through to someone else.

Thanks.

Bulwinkle J. Moose's Comment
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Not uncommon to be sitting at the Greyhound Bus Station in Springfield MO. waiting for the dog to pick you up and hear of someone who came to Prime Orientation after a background check and the initial thumbs up only to be sent back home at the person's expense when a more in-depth background check was performed.

Although my initial reaction was that these people would not have made the cut in the first place my feeling was that Prime also in a way did jerk their chain a little bit and should have vetted them a little bit more thoroughly before bringing them in from across the country.

Not to pass judgement on the people or be negative about the company I think the blame may be on both sides of the equation to some extent.

The people probably would have been OK and be driving for Prime today if they would have been a bit more level headed and calm about the whole situation and explained themselves.

Being tactful is telling someone where to go and they look forward to the trip :-)

Rachav B.'s Comment
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Not uncommon to be sitting at the Greyhound Bus Station in Springfield MO. waiting for the dog to pick you up and hear of someone who came to Prime Orientation after a background check and the initial thumbs up only to be sent back home at the person's expense when a more in-depth background check was performed.

Although my initial reaction was that these people would not have made the cut in the first place my feeling was that Prime also in a way did jerk their chain a little bit and should have vetted them a little bit more thoroughly before bringing them in from across the country.

Not to pass judgement on the people or be negative about the company I think the blame may be on both sides of the equation to some extent.

The people probably would have been OK and be driving for Prime today if they would have been a bit more level headed and calm about the whole situation and explained themselves.

Being tactful is telling someone where to go and they look forward to the trip :-)

I no longer have anything on my driving record that I think would disqualify me, but I've talked to a lot of other people who've been sent home for "petty" reasons (fired from high school job) or not given the chance to explain when something turns up on their record that the court threw out (falsely accused). It just sucks to go half way across the country and possibly end up stranded. That's the biz, I guess.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Not uncommon to be sitting at the Greyhound Bus Station in Springfield MO. waiting for the dog to pick you up and hear of someone who came to Prime Orientation after a background check and the initial thumbs up only to be sent back home at the person's expense when a more in-depth background check was performed.

Although my initial reaction was that these people would not have made the cut in the first place my feeling was that Prime also in a way did jerk their chain a little bit and should have vetted them a little bit more thoroughly before bringing them in from across the country.

Not to pass judgement on the people or be negative about the company I think the blame may be on both sides of the equation to some extent.

The people probably would have been OK and be driving for Prime today if they would have been a bit more level headed and calm about the whole situation and explained themselves.

Being tactful is telling someone where to go and they look forward to the trip :-)

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I no longer have anything on my driving record that I think would disqualify me, but I've talked to a lot of other people who've been sent home for "petty" reasons (fired from high school job) or not given the chance to explain when something turns up on their record that the court threw out (falsely accused). It just sucks to go half way across the country and possibly end up stranded. That's the biz, I guess.

They are full of crap. Employment goes back 10 years and they don't care about high school. And when you get there the head of security tells the group "if you have anything questionable come tell me now. It's better to tell me than to have me find it on my own" they will listen. People who lie about it are the ones who get sent home. No one is perfect and they don't expect you to be perfect but they need to know you will take responsibility for your actions and do so in a calm manner. You are going to represent prime and they need to know you are not dangerous and not irresponsible.

Rachav B.'s Comment
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For anyone else interested in this topic, it looks like they at least check your MVR and employment history before approving you. I found multiple posts about it on another site so I guess I can trust it; I doubt they were isolated screenings.

MVR:

Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.

Rachav B.'s Comment
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Not uncommon to be sitting at the Greyhound Bus Station in Springfield MO. waiting for the dog to pick you up and hear of someone who came to Prime Orientation after a background check and the initial thumbs up only to be sent back home at the person's expense when a more in-depth background check was performed.

Although my initial reaction was that these people would not have made the cut in the first place my feeling was that Prime also in a way did jerk their chain a little bit and should have vetted them a little bit more thoroughly before bringing them in from across the country.

Not to pass judgement on the people or be negative about the company I think the blame may be on both sides of the equation to some extent.

The people probably would have been OK and be driving for Prime today if they would have been a bit more level headed and calm about the whole situation and explained themselves.

Being tactful is telling someone where to go and they look forward to the trip :-)

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I no longer have anything on my driving record that I think would disqualify me, but I've talked to a lot of other people who've been sent home for "petty" reasons (fired from high school job) or not given the chance to explain when something turns up on their record that the court threw out (falsely accused). It just sucks to go half way across the country and possibly end up stranded. That's the biz, I guess.

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They are full of crap. Employment goes back 10 years and they don't care about high school. And when you get there the head of security tells the group "if you have anything questionable come tell me now. It's better to tell me than to have me find it on my own" they will listen. People who lie about it are the ones who get sent home. No one is perfect and they don't expect you to be perfect but they need to know you will take responsibility for your actions and do so in a calm manner. You are going to represent prime and they need to know you are not dangerous and not irresponsible.

I get what you're saying and I agree, I've heard that from others as well. But just for the record, this person was only 24, so 10 years ago WAS high school for him. There were probably other factors as well though, who knows?

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