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Trucking Has The Longest Job Interview In The World

by G-Town

If you're attending a company-sponsored training program you need to understand the nature of the selection process. Here are some important insights.

Understanding Pre-Hire Letters: The What, Why, And How Of This Important Step

by Tanya Bons

Pre-hire letters are a very important step when beginning your truck driving career. We'll cover what they are, why they're important, and how to get em.

Testing Time For Orientation Has Arrived

by JakeCat22

We've reached the end of orientation with my new trucking company and it's time for testing. If we pass, we head out on the road with our trainer!

The Meat And Potatoes Of Orientation

by JakeCat22

I'm in orientation with my new trucking company and right now we're covering a lot - driving, backing, inspections, procedures, and paperwork.

Our First Day Driving

by JakeCat22

We got our first chance behind the wheel at orientation for my new trucking company, which was interesting, but the classroom is information overload!

Judgment Day At Orientation

by JakeCat22

Today was judgment day at orientation - the day they usually start sending people home for one reason or another. I was surprised at how it turned out.

My First Day Of Orientation

by JakeCat22

Today was my first day at orientation for my new trucking company and I was a bit nervous because I didn't know what to expect. Here's how it went.

On My Way To Orientation

by JakeCat22

It's the start of my truck driving career and after graduating from school with my CDL I've just arrived for orientation at my first real trucking job.

It's Official - My Truck Driver Training is Over

by TruckerMike

After months of research, a month of CDL truck driving school, and 4 months of company training, I'm going on the road as a solo company driver. Wow!

Trucking Company Orientation: Not Much Fun

by Peter Jr

Basically, when going to a trucking company orientation, be prepared to be bombarded with videos, tested on your skills, and grilled about your past.

The Time Has Come: I'm Heading To Orientation

by Peter Jr

Time for me to hit the open road, see the country, and see how many people I know are shocked when they see me hauling ass in an eighteen wheeler.

That Truckin' Orientation - What I Went Through

by Farmer Bob

Well, I finished my CDL school and received my diploma! Hot darn! I am somebody! Here I'll tell you about how it went.

Trucking Company Orientation - Day 3

by TruckerMike

Finally the last day of orientation has arrived and I'm getting to head out on the road. A lot of good information today for sure.

Trucking Company Orientation - Day Two

by TruckerMike

Day two of orientation at my new trucking company went far better than the first day, and it was filled with interesting information.

Trucking Company Orientation - Day One

by TruckerMike

Day one of orientation at a trucking company is far from being a memorable experience, but there are some things you should know.

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