How Much Is TOO Much Info?

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Rob's Comment
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Thanks for the replies. I was shooting for towards the end of January anyway so I could be there for my daughter's 16th Birthday.

Does anyone know the answer to the multiple felonies question? Example: If you were arrested and had multiple felonies on XX date of XX, then never in trouble again. Or I got felonies in 1995,1997,2005,2011 etc. I don't haha just examples.

My understanding is that some companies will go back 7 years and others 10 on felonies. Really depends on the felony as to whether you will run into issues or not, and also the company standards. Regardless, you did right telling them since they will find out anyway. Overall, the delay you are getting may just be because your background check is taking longer given the circumstances. Just keep on them. Never hurts to be proactive by calling them

Valky's Comment
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Thank you Gunner. If I don't hear anything by tomorrow I'm going to try the main number and see if I can get this ball rolling a bit faster. And I agree also that given the time of year and the sheer volume of applicants it is taking longer. The "clean" apps most likely take priority, but I'm not giving up. From what I've seen on here in other posts in can take up to 3-4 weeks before getting an invite.

I'll keep being honest and asking questions and hopefully I'll be in my way sometime in February!

Sandman's Comment
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Thank you Gunner. If I don't hear anything by tomorrow I'm going to try the main number and see if I can get this ball rolling a bit faster. And I agree also that given the time of year and the sheer volume of applicants it is taking longer. The "clean" apps most likely take priority, but I'm not giving up. From what I've seen on here in other posts in can take up to 3-4 weeks before getting an invite.

I'll keep being honest and asking questions and hopefully I'll be in my way sometime in February!

If you get around the 9th maybe I will see you there.

Valky's Comment
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That would be awesome to see some friendly faces

Sandman's Comment
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That would be awesome to see some friendly faces

I may come up short in the friendly category. Lol. But yah would be good.

Valky's Comment
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Ha! No worse than me. I am a pretty reserved person until I get to know people, then I just torment the hell out of you :P Anyway, whether we interact or not, it will be nice to meet a recognizable personality. is that better ;)

Sandman's Comment
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Ha! No worse than me. I am a pretty reserved person until I get to know people, then I just torment the hell out of you :P Anyway, whether we interact or not, it will be nice to meet a recognizable personality. is that better ;)

Haha. Yah better. Kick that prime training programs a** and learn everything possible. Best of luck whether we see each other or not.

Valky's Comment
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I was accepted by Prime and start (tentatively) 1/26/2015! Decided to delay it so I can be home for my daughter's birthday and get a bit more study in. Yay!

Sandman's Comment
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I was accepted by Prime and start (tentatively) 1/26/2015! Decided to delay it so I can be home for my daughter's birthday and get a bit more study in. Yay!

You might still be there when I get there. My start date is 02/09/15 I went for a later date because I have to move as well as other things. Best of luck to you.

Woody's Comment
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Glad to see it worked out Valky. For any other members that may read this thread I will comment on the slow response by the recruiter.

While the holiday season may be slowing down some response times even more it is very normal to have trouble getting in touch with a recruiter. It does not matter what time of year or which company your dealing with. Recruiters are slammed with applications so you must be persistent when calling for answers. I bugged the heck out of mine when I was starting, often calling multiple times a day until I got lucky and reached the recruiter instead of voicemail.

And just to be clear a good or bad experience with a recruiter is no indication of how things may be when you actually work for the company. The best indication will come from speaking with drivers that work for said company, and probably more specifically drivers that are happy with the company. I say that because as you all no every company out there has a ton of drivers ready to tell you what is bad when in many cases it may be the drivers themselves. A happy driver is doing enough things right that he can probably give you better and more honest information in my humble opinion.

Woody

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