Finally Doing This

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Gladhand's Comment
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Well my greydog ticket is here. I can't believe I am actually doing this. I am really excited to actually be in a rewarding career. Spent the last 3 years working as a cashier at a truckstop and now I will be on the other side. Heading to the Swift Academy in Phoenix on Saturday and I am very excited! Thanks TT for the high road and answering whatever random question I might have had. I will keep everyone updated!

Steven W.'s Comment
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Well my greydog ticket is here. I can't believe I am actually doing this. I am really excited to actually be in a rewarding career. Spent the last 3 years working as a cashier at a truckstop and now I will be on the other side. Heading to the Swift Academy in Phoenix on Saturday and I am very excited! Thanks TT for the high road and answering whatever random question I might have had. I will keep everyone updated!

Best of luck! Am still waiting the final approval from the company, all paperwork in. Can't wait myself. Figure if I can sit all day staring at a cubical wall, might as well have an office with a view. Pay will be a little less than I make now the first year or so, but can survive it. But doing something I have always wanted to do, and actually looking forward to a new job in don't know how long......

Errol V.'s Comment
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Congratulations, Devan, and welcome to the Swifties club here at TT.

Put a diary on the Training Diaries board so we can follow along.

The main advice I have for people starting out is:

It ain't you!

Backing practice may bring you to doubt yourself. The frustration and pressure can get extreme, but most people do get through.

Lil's Comment
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Devan, good luck. Lucky you to do training in AZ. I love that state.

Steven, your comment about an office with a view made me laugh. I'm also soooooo tired of cubicle life & office politics.

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