Passed My Test Yesterday

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Jonathan F.'s Comment
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Passed my Test yesterday my first try doing my maneuvers pretrip and road test, ready to get out with my mentor, they told me I’d leave Tuesday but we will see.

Old School's Comment
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Congratulations Johnathan!

That's a great accomplishment - I know you're feeling good about it, and to be honest we're all proud of you.

Now... let's talk straight. You are just getting started. There's so much to learn. There are so many experiences you've yet to encounter. If you are like most of us, you have no idea what you're getting into. It's a great career with lots of challenges. Brett always says, "Trucking is an extraordinary career that requires extraordinary people."

You are now entering the part of your new career where many people quit before they even make a real start. I'm wanting to prepare you, or maybe to warn you that it's about to get tough. This is where you will determine your outcome in this endeavor. Many people set a precedent for their career during the first three months.

My advice: face each challenge, whether it's mental or physical, with gusto. Learn to be positive and get positive results. Accept your responsibilities and don't waste time laying blame on others. You'll steer your future in the right direction this way, and you'll get through your time with your mentor easier also. There's more to the mental challenges in trucking than there is to the physical aspects. They can both be exhausting at the beginning, but maintaining the proper attitude will help you tremendously.

We are excited for you, and proud of you at this point, but we will know you've really outdone yourself when we hear of your one year anniversary at P.A.M. Hang tough Johnathan - show us how it's done!

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Moe's Comment
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Congrats, I take my test on Tuesday!

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