Looking For Work - Felony Background

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CHARLES B.'s Comment
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I'm looking for work! I'm looking for details where to apply with the below information in mind.

Graduating soon from trucking school. Felony 1998, sentenced 4 years served 2, satisfied probation 16 years ago. Never used drugs and can pass 365 days a year, nor been in accident. I'm in the Peoria, IL, Springfield Il area. I've applied at many multi site trucking web sites with little to no response. My first 15 years profession as a paramedic. After felony IT computer work which I've been had luck till 2014 when companies started to outsource or close. Please reply with hiring details. Charles

P.S. Thank you for telling me to pray and keep the chin up and keep applying that even smaller companies hire. P.S.S. For those of you who want details of my felony. I was dating a married women who claimed being separated and getting a divorce however the story change when her husband called found out that we was together she yelled rape. No I didn't call her husband to confirm her separation or divorce goals. I challenged it in court and lost.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
C. S.'s Comment
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Check out TruckingTruth's wiki page on companies that hire drivers with felonies.

As you are aware, it's probably going to be a difficult road filled with rejection. Apply to any and every company that seems likely, and look into smaller companies that may be willing to give you a chance. I would recommend on applications to say you were convicted of sexual assault and leave it at that. Do not give any explanation unless specifically asked for it.

CHARLES B.'s Comment
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Define smaller companies please. How do I find them?

Thank you.

Check out TruckingTruth's wiki page on companies that hire drivers with felonies.

As you are aware, it's probably going to be a difficult road filled with rejection. Apply to any and every company that seems likely, and look into smaller companies that may be willing to give you a chance. I would recommend on applications to say you were convicted of sexual assault and leave it at that. Do not give any explanation unless specifically asked for it.

G-Town's Comment
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Charles B asked:

Define smaller companies please. How do I find them?

Thank you.

Click the link that CS sent you, and thoroughly read the content. Everything you need to know will be spelled out for you.

Good luck.

C. S.'s Comment
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I echo G-Town, try that list first. If you have no luck with any company listed there, try local listings (through Craigslist, newspaper classifieds, etc.) for small companies that may be hiring in your area.

Jolie R.'s Comment
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I have a friend driving for Swift with a felony for GTA. Not sure if you have tried them but it is worth a shot. Best of luck to you.

CHARLES B.'s Comment
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I just applied for about 40 or so. I kept filling those out. Thanks for the information. I did get a few phone calls. Just waiting on the response back. Thanks again guys, Charles

I echo G-Town, try that list first. If you have no luck with any company listed there, try local listings (through Craigslist, newspaper classifieds, etc.) for small companies that may be hiring in your area.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Sam the Wrestler's Comment
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Good luck .

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