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NeeklODN's Comment
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I asked for a pre hire letter and this is what I got. This means absolutely nothing lol. Thoughts anyone?

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Pre Hire:

What Exactly Is A Pre-Hire Letter?

Pre-hire letters are acceptance letters from trucking companies to students, or even potential students, to verify placement. The trucking companies are saying in writing that the student, or potential student, appears to meet the company's minimum hiring requirements and is welcome to attend their orientation at the company’s expense once he or she graduates from truck driving school and has their CDL in hand.

We have an excellent article that will help you Understand The Pre-Hire Process.

A Pre-Hire Letter Is Not A Guarantee Of Employment

The people that receive a pre-hire letter are people who meet the company's minimum hiring requirements, but it is not an employment contract. It is an invitation to orientation, and the orientation itself is a prerequisite to employment.

During the orientation you will get a physical, drug screen, and background check done. These and other qualifications must be met before someone in orientation is officially hired.

G-Town's Comment
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It means you have a conditional offer. What were you expecting?

PJ's Comment
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It's actually a bit longer than what I ever got lol. Pretty standard stuff there

Rainy D.'s Comment
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That is the norm for all trucking companies. the entire orientation and training process is an interview. they need to ensure you can safely and with good judgement handle an 80,000 pound 75 ft long killing machine in all sorts or weather and traffic conditions over some really treacherous terrain.

MOST applicants dont make it through orientation, let alone training and a full year.

be glad they are considering you. read some of the posts where people are denied after applying.

good luck!!!

NeeklODN's Comment
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I guess I was hoping they would do the mvr and criminal history checks die at. I told them I was concerned about my criminal history and told them exactly what was on there. They said it wouldn't be a problem I guess I was hoping to get that in writing.

MVR:

Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.

G-Town's Comment
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I guess I was hoping they would do the mvr and criminal history checks die at. I told them I was concerned about my criminal history and told them exactly what was on there. They said it wouldn't be a problem I guess I was hoping to get that in writing.

Costs them money to conduct those checks. They will only initiate those when your hire date is imminent.

MVR:

Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
NeeklODN's Comment
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That is the norm for all trucking companies. the entire orientation and training process is an interview. they need to ensure you can safely and with good judgement handle an 80,000 pound 75 ft long killing machine in all sorts or weather and traffic conditions over some really treacherous terrain.

MOST applicants dont make it through orientation, let alone training and a full year.

be glad they are considering you. read some of the posts where people are denied after applying.

good luck!!!

Thanks for the replies. Yeah I'm not worried about passing through orientation and all that. If I fail that its on me. I just wish there was a way to make sure my criminal back round would go through. Welp oh well. Guess I just have to jump and see what happens.

G-Town's Comment
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We all wish you luck Nick!

NeeklODN's Comment
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We all wish you luck Nick!

Thanks g town

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