How Long Does It Take For A Company To Contact You After They Receive An Application ?

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Ray N.'s Comment
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I put in some truck driving job applications. How long does it take for a company to contact you after they receive an application ?
Heavy C's Comment
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Depends on so many different factors. Best advice, don't wait for them. Call them yourself and make sure your always fresh in their mind. I would give it like two days from when you submit the application to when you should call.


Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

Mad Hatter's Comment
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I've called about twenty minutes after sending an app online. They have the information instantaneous. And most companies will have you fill as electronic app even if you've done the paper form.

Heavy C's Comment
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They may get the info instantaneously but that doesn't mean they look at it at that moment. They may be waiting to get enough applications or they may have already found someone. All you can really do is keep trying and maybe try some other companies. Hope you get better luck

Mad Hatter's Comment
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So make them look at it. Once your app goes in it's tagged to a recruiter. They are always being sent applications kinda why there are always 10 to 25 guys/girls sent to orientations weekly. The funny thing is their job is to do one thing. Recruit. Don't wait 2 days. Call them Once your app is in (during office hours obviously). What's the worst that is going to happen? Nothing. Nothing bad what's so ever is going to happen.

Mad Hatter's Comment
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Fyi I've called Prime, Werner, Schneider, PTL, WEL, May and countless others without them complaining about calling them. Navajo was the only one that asked me to call back later that day. And Swift was a pain at reaching but i knew who my recruiter was right after my first phone call.

Justin N.'s Comment
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I sent in a quick application online to jb hunt and about 15 minutes later a recruiter called me and set me up for a three day long orientation.

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