I Heard Back......

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Amanda .'s Comment
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So I heard back from swift today and they want me to take a course ( which I don't mind ) the only problem I have is it interfering with my surgery / recovery time but this is the company I was really wanting to start my career with. Do I push my surgery back til a later date or do I tell swift who I really want to work for sorry.

Steve C.'s Comment
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Only you and your doctor know how important this surgery is and if it can wait.

If there will be no adverse side effects from pushing back the surgery then I say yeah, push it back and go for your dream. If you risk complications or further health problems from not getting your surgery yet then do that first. Your health should be most important.

Good luck with whatever you decide to do.

Starcar's Comment
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I don't agree with Steve....there is never a good reason for pushing back a surgery, since you will eventually have to have it, so you'll have to take time off from your trucking. That being said, here's what I recommend. Call Swift and explain it to them !!! They won't mind waiting til you get healthy, cuz then they won't have to deal with you taking time off to do what you can do now.....Explain to them that you will keep in touch, and get a doctor's release, so you will be ready to start school. Trust me, they will work with you....be upfront and honest...works the best in this situation.

Old School's Comment
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Amanda, Swift is not going to mind waiting a little bit. Those recruiters may sound like they've got to have you today or else your missing out on an opportunity, but believe me they will still be needing you whenever you are ready. If you think that's where you want to start just tell them what you've got going on and they will tell you to call back when you are ready to get started.


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Brett Aquila's Comment
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Indeed you should take care of the surgery first and then go with Swift. The trucking industry isn't going anywhere and Swift certainly isn't going to stop hiring. The recruiters get a monthly comission and they're taught as sales people to try to close the deal - try to get people to commit to something.

So don't worry about Swift for one moment - they'll be ready for you when you're ready for them, not the other way around.

Amanda .'s Comment
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Hey aall sorry for the late reply but thank you all for the good advice.

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