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Jamie's Comment
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Hey everyone, I havea quick question. If I went through a company paid training with Schneider, can I choose to go with another company and simply pay them back? I already know the full amount, I went over the contract, and it doesn't they sell you say I have to work for them for a year, as it does say if they don't hear back from me they assume I found employment elsewhere and I will be liable to pay them back to full mount.

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Jamie's Comment
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Sorry for the weird reading, I use the speech to text.

Big Scott's Comment
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Generally yes. Why would you want to do that?

Old School's Comment
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Jamie, can you give us some details?

Usually that is going to be a bad idea, but I'm sure you are convinced you have a good reason, otherwise you wouldn't be asking this question. I'd like to know the details so we can try to steer you in the right direction.

Jamie's Comment
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Generally yes. Why would you want to do that?

Well back around June 5th, I had a bad ear infection for a few weeks, and during this time I took some pain pills my mom gave me, aa over the counter stuff wasn't working. From what i read online, it can show up on a hair follicle test up to 90 days or something like that. I wasn't sure if I wanted to risk failing the test, as I don't do drugs or anything like that.

The pain killer was Tramadol Rx i believe. So not 100% sure if it would show up or not.

Jamie's Comment
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Correction, I last took pain killers around june 5th, the ear infection was a few weeks up until this point

Old School's Comment
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Jamie, this seems like some paranoia. Think about the price (monetarily) you are willing to pay for taking a few pain pills. Is it really worth that to you?

I think I would do one of two things.

Just list the Tramadol on the paperwork they give you for the drug test. Put on there that you took a few Tramadol pain pills on or around June 5th for a painful ear infection. The problem with that is that they will require you to list the prescribing physician. If it were me, that's what I would do, but I know not everyone would be comfortable with that since the medication was not actually prescribed to you.

Or you can just put off going to orientation for three or four weeks. Schneider would be a great place for you to start. I'm sure if you tell them you've got some other obligations for now, they will still be glad to take you when you are ready.

Jamie's Comment
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Jamie, this seems like some paranoia. Think about the price (monetarily) you are willing to pay for taking a few pain pills. Is it really worth that to you?

I think I would do one of two things.

Just list the Tramadol on the paperwork they give you for the drug test. Put on there that you took a few Tramadol pain pills on or around June 5th for a painful ear infection. The problem with that is that they will require you to list the prescribing physician. If it were me, that's what I would do, but I know not everyone would be comfortable with that since the medication was not actually prescribed to you.

Or you can just put off going to orientation for three or four weeks. Schneider would be a great place for you to start. I'm sure if you tell them you've got some other obligations for now, they will still be glad to take you when you are ready.

Yeah it might be, I know failing such a test would be bad news from what i read. I thought about paying to get a test done, just to be sure. I just wanted other opinions.

Putting orientation off a few more weeks might work out, as it's been nearly 90 days since i last took it. I will probably just do this.

Old School's Comment
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You can put it off a few weeks, but you need to communicate with your recruiter. You need to come up with a reasonable explanation without going into the real reason you're putting it off.

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Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Jamie, this seems like some paranoia. Think about the price (monetarily) you are willing to pay for taking a few pain pills. Is it really worth that to you?

I think I would do one of two things.

Just list the Tramadol on the paperwork they give you for the drug test. Put on there that you took a few Tramadol pain pills on or around June 5th for a painful ear infection. The problem with that is that they will require you to list the prescribing physician. If it were me, that's what I would do, but I know not everyone would be comfortable with that since the medication was not actually prescribed to you.

Or you can just put off going to orientation for three or four weeks. Schneider would be a great place for you to start. I'm sure if you tell them you've got some other obligations for now, they will still be glad to take you when you are ready.

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Yeah it might be, I know failing such a test would be bad news from what i read. I thought about paying to get a test done, just to be sure. I just wanted other opinions.

Putting orientation off a few more weeks might work out, as it's been nearly 90 days since i last took it. I will probably just do this.

Definitely self test. Get a test for opiates, and make sure it was Tramadol you took

For what it is worth, Tramadol is a synthetic opiate, and unless they specifically test for it, it will not show up. From what I see, they don't but I would not want to risk my career on it. However, it apparently doesn't stay in your system long.

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/tramadol-addiction/faq/how-long-does-tramadol-stay-in-system/

But again, it is your decision. If you are caught, and lied about it, it could be the end of your career.

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