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Schneider pre-hire

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So I've been in contact with a recruiter from SNI. Filled out my app for a regional route and he said "everything looks good". Said he would meet me at school next month and have a lot more info and handouts for me. Is this considered a pre-hire? I don't want to keep harassing the guy, but am curious if that means I'm "pre-hired" or not..

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By the way I'm going in to test for my permit today. Wish me luck!

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Good luck with the permit!

Interestingly enough, I'm not sure if Schneider does pre-hires or not. Some companies will tell you whether or not you're qualified to work there but won't issue an actual pre-hire letter stating so. You would have to ask them about that.

Also, Schneider in particular prefers to wait until you've nearly completed your schooling before they put much effort into you. I guess they don't want to waste a bunch of time and money on people that intend to do something but eventually don't follow through. So they wait until they know you're going to be available to drive for them.

So the answer would be no, you're not pre-hired at this point but I think you've done all you can do with Schneider right now. I would continue to shoot for pre-hires from as many companies as possible and look forward to speaking with Schneider again next month.

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Good luck with the permit!

Interestingly enough, I'm not sure if Schneider does pre-hires or not. Some companies will tell you whether or not you're qualified to work there but won't issue an actual pre-hire letter stating so. You would have to ask them about that.

Also, Schneider in particular prefers to wait until you've nearly completed your schooling before they put much effort into you. I guess they don't want to waste a bunch of time and money on people that intend to do something but eventually don't follow through. So they wait until they know you're going to be available to drive for them.

So the answer would be no, you're not pre-hired at this point but I think you've done all you can do with Schneider right now. I would continue to shoot for pre-hires from as many companies as possible and look forward to speaking with Schneider again next month.

Pretty much what I was thinking too. Thanks Brett!

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