This Stinks. Pam Transportation Just Said That They Were Not Going To Extend A Job Offer And I Was Almost Done With My Refresher Course...

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Victor C. II's Comment
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Man this really stings cause I was almost ready to graduate and go get to work. I know, that me being out for 2 1/2 years does not help but I was doing well in my training. All I had to do was to get my backing down. Tomorrow I was going to be tested for my driving. Man. Im in a bad spot financially too. Im going to be speaking with Michele with Pam Transportation and hopefully convince them otherwise.

What can I do now?

icecold24k's Comment
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Just a quick question. Why did they decide not to extend your job offer? Did they explain why? Was it because of your backing?

Brett Aquila's Comment
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What can I do now?

Finding a job is your full-time job. Get after it. Start making a ton of phone calls. Let people know you're ready to start immediately. It's a numbers game. There are a ton of companies out there and you only need one. Reach out to as many as possible and go with the first opportunity you get.

Victor C. II's Comment
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It was because when I was fired it was because of my accident/incidents. So now I feel desperate. I want to convince travis in safety to see if I can convince him otherwise.

Just a quick question. Why did they decide not to extend your job offer? Did they explain why? Was it because of your backing?

icecold24k's Comment
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It was because when I was fired it was because of my accident/incidents. So now I feel desperate. I want to convince travis in safety to see if I can convince him otherwise.

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Just a quick question. Why did they decide not to extend your job offer? Did they explain why? Was it because of your backing?

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Understandable. It wouldn't hurt to try and talk to them and plead you case and hope for the best, however, I wouldn't get my hopes up as it is more than likely the insurance company not wanting to take the risk on you. If all else fails take Bretts advice and apply literally everywhere that you can and make as many phone calls as possible.

Old School's Comment
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Victor, they're not going to change their mind. Unfortunately this is what we call consequences. Brett's advice is spot on. Do what you've got to do. Pursue it with vigilance until every door is closed. Don't give up until you're forced to.

Victor, I got rejected so many times and by so many companies it's embarrassing. Look at me now. I never gave up. I was resiliency on steroids. Once somebody gave me that first shot I never looked back.

Hang in there. Even if you have to do something else for a few years, trucking will still be here once you get a few years more maturity between you and your first false start.

Victor C. II's Comment
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Okay Brett I will do that. Thanks.

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What can I do now?

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Finding a job is your full-time job. Get after it. Start making a ton of phone calls. Let people know you're ready to start immediately. It's a numbers game. There are a ton of companies out there and you only need one. Reach out to as many as possible and go with the first opportunity you get.

Victor C. II's Comment
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Okay you all, so this afternoon I was told that Pam transportation would not be offering me a job anymore. The reason why was because I had four accidents within 5 months and I was terminated on the basis of those accidents. Given that I started calling people like Michelle and Pam transportation, Noel the recruiter, Swift Driver variability, I even called Swift recruiters to fill out the application but found out that unless I have driven with another carrier for 6 months prior to applying for them then I'm basically messed. Brett from Trucking truth.com said that my new career is applying for every job possible in the trucking industry.

Given those situations, I took into consideration that I could call and talk with Travis with Pam safety and persuade him to take off the declined application and accept it. I also told him that I would be willing to do extra training with the mentor after my refresher. I also assured him that I was going to make the utmost best effort to have no accidents whatsoever and that I would do anything to get him to accept me into Pam transportation as a driver. I told him how I was doing in school. I was about to test tomorrow for my road skills because I did really good according to Keith,and he really likes the way I drive. He also said that I could be out in a day or two when I get better backing for my range test( backing up skills and pretrip I believe) so thats a lot of what I told him. I promised him, and begged and pleaded with him for the job and told him my situation with the Swift problem. I told him why I did not drive for 28 months which was because I got approved to late in the year before I went to Miracle Mountain Ranch School of Discipleship only two months before I went up. So yeah that was part of it and the fact that I was working with Lowes on Market Street in Winchester and I didnt think it was worth me putting off the year at School of Discipleship. So that explained that. All of that to say......PRAY WITH ALL FAITH that God Almighty will provide a break through on this ice cube and let me have a second chance and a opportunity to do this again. Thank you muchly😊.

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Victor C. II's Comment
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Thank you Old School, yeah I am going to do that, Travis says he will get back to me tonight or tomorrow. Im going to apply for some jobs near home if I have to go back but yeah I am going to apply everywhere.

Victor, they're not going to change their mind. Unfortunately this is what we call consequences. Brett's advice is spot on. Do what you've got to do. Pursue it with vigilance until every door is closed. Don't give up until you're forced to.

Victor, I got rejected so many times and by so many companies it's embarrassing. Look at me now. I never gave up. I was resiliency on steroids. Once somebody gave me that first shot I never looked back.

Hang in there. Even if you have to do something else for a few years, trucking will still be here once you get a few years more maturity between you and your first false start.

Victor C. II's Comment
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Well I hear that the man that made the choice and the one I spoke to rarely changes his mind but there is still room. So I am praying I hit the rare decision to change his mind.

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