Profile For TheRolexTrucker

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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, CA

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    4 years, 5 months ago

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Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Too smart to go for my CDL?

My friends and family have been very supportive of my choice to change careers. Even if they didn't, I'd still pursue it. You do what makes you happy.

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Just got accepted!!

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Hey my recruiter just called me and I'm good to go! I told him I'd be there Jan 7th. He paused for a moment at that, but I reminded him when we first spoke that I have to close out my business in L.A. first before I can start. He said he didn't note that but was okay with it and said he'd check in with me and I told him I'd do the same. I'm pretty excited about this opportunity and wish I could start tomorrow, but I have almost $5M in sales that I need to close out. In case you're wondering, that's $125k in my pocket by the end of the year, so I need to see it through. That'll be more than enough to get me through my first year of training and driving. Come on Jan!!!

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That's great news! Keep studying until you depart for school.

All that money.......

Can I get a small loan???

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hahaha I've loaned plenty of money out to my friends, but yeah, I'm just going to keep studying......

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Just got accepted!!

Wow if I was making that much I think I would stick with real estate! Jus kidding. Good luck!

Yeah i know, like I said the money is good, but I'm just tired of the business and I'm bored! So to me it's not worth it. I want to do an honest days work.

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Just got accepted!!

I know you are excited, but understand applications only last 30 days. Because of that you will have to reapply later. A new background check and DMV check will be done.

So when he tells you that, don't be frustrated. In his eyes, you just wasted his time because many applicants pull out before ever getting to orientation, or they get tickets or have accidents in before going which could disqualify them. He could have been working on someone's case who would actually get him paid, so do not get discouraged.

Yes I kinda figured we have to do it all over again, even though he didn't mention that. In my business, loan pre-approvals only last 90 days. I won't get discouraged. At least I know they'll take me. Thank you everyone!!

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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Just got accepted!!

Hey my recruiter just called me and I'm good to go! I told him I'd be there Jan 7th. He paused for a moment at that, but I reminded him when we first spoke that I have to close out my business in L.A. first before I can start. He said he didn't note that but was okay with it and said he'd check in with me and I told him I'd do the same. I'm pretty excited about this opportunity and wish I could start tomorrow, but I have almost $5M in sales that I need to close out. In case you're wondering, that's $125k in my pocket by the end of the year, so I need to see it through. That'll be more than enough to get me through my first year of training and driving. Come on Jan!!!

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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New here, making a career change.

"I'm at the age where I'm tired of chasing deals and chasing clients"

Having spent the last 30 years in Corp. IT Sales, man can i identify!!

Sales is a crazy job. You can make a lot of money, but at what price? It just doesn't seem worth it anymore.

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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New here, making a career change.

I'm 53-years-old and moving from the executive offices to the cab of a truck. I can attest to how easy it is to use this site to find a job in the truck driving industry. Things moved along more quickly than I anticipated, after I clicked Apply For Paid CDL Training. The process got underway very quickly. Nine companies contacted me. Two of them, I declined almost immediately as not the right fit for me. That left seven to give serious consideration.

There are a lot of factors to consider. You can do a lot of the research, right here. Read those diaries from students. I have a school start date of 10/21.

As for Swift, a few things to keep in mind. Look at how many trucks are on the road. Of course, they are more likely to be seen in accidents. That doesn't mean the driver was at fault. Their trucks with that big logo just makes them stand out more. Talk to Swift drivers that are currently employed, not drivers who were terminated or left disgruntled. I think you will find that you may have judged a book by its cover.

Swift made the top three in my decision making process, along with Millis and TMC. It wasn't an easy decision.

Thanks Southern Dad. I agree, Swift really seems like a great place to start. The recruiter I talked to is very nice. I'm supposed to hear from them today or tomorrow to see if I'm accepted. I really can't get started until the first of the year though but I was upfront and told them that.

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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New here, making a career change.

Hahaha Thanks PackRat. I feel I still have many good years ahead. I'm just going to keep reading and learning as much as possible before I actually start the school. Get a jump start on the real youngsters!

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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New here, making a career change.

Thank you Jimmy O.! I for sure will give it a go. I just want to do it the right way.

Posted:  4 years, 5 months ago

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New here, making a career change.

Thanks PJ! The current governor is even worse than moonbeam if you can believe it! I could've sworn my license was a class A. Tells you how long it's been. I can't wait to get started. I need to sell all the current listings I have and work through all my buyers so I can have a years worth of money to have in the bank as a buffer while I'm learning and on the road. I can't wait to close this chapter and start a new one. Phoenix, here I come!

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