what company will hire anyone

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by fatherdirt88, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. fatherdirt88

    fatherdirt88 Light Load Member

    Jan 14, 2013
    Does any one know what company's will hire you no matter what your background or work history.Its imperative to me i have my permit and taking my road test in a few days.Prime just flat out told me NO,Due to me being unemployed for the last eight years but made money under the table.So can anyone help me out with a guide of what company's will take a chance on me,iam sure there are more people out there that are in the same boat.....
  2. MsJamie

    MsJamie Road Train Member

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  3. fatherdirt88

    fatherdirt88 Light Load Member

    Jan 14, 2013
    i was with prime and they seem up tight and rude...
  4. pokerhound67

    pokerhound67 Heavy Load Member

    Oct 30, 2012
    question...if you were employed,but worked under the table, why are you insisting on applications that you were unemployed? assuming you have an ex-employer that will vouch for your having worked there, and give you a decent reference, you should be using them. irs wont see your application...no need for you or your employer to worry about the fraud being brought to light.
  5. cl8936

    cl8936 Light Load Member

    Apr 17, 2009
    St. Louis, MO
    Prime is pretty strict on having a fairly stable work history. When I applied with them they made me get 2 notarized letters verifying a 6 month employment gap from 2008 even though I had a job for over 2 years following that. I would assume this is to cut down on training people who may be less likely to stick around.

    I did apply to a couple other places before prime and was accepted to their schools with no questions. The first was CR England, second was c1 trucking schools, from what I learned c1 does training for pam and usa truck. Both have training locations in multiple states, c1 has training in springfield if that was what you were looking for.

    Those companies didn't seem right for me and you should research any company your thinking about going to, most that hire no experience will want you to stay for at least a year or you will be charged for the training. Don't want to get stuck with a poor quality company for a year or leave and end up owing them thousands.

    The link MsJamie posted is a good place to start.
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  6. HighFive

    HighFive Bobtail Member

    Mar 7, 2012
    Richmond, Va
    Hey, you can try Western Express but your start off pay would be .22 - .27 CPM.

    OFTOTR Medium Load Member

    Jul 19, 2011
    Toccoa GA
    So I guess you didn't pay taxes on the 'under the table' earnings?
  8. MsJamie

    MsJamie Road Train Member

    The issue with working "under the table" is that you are not legally employed with that company. Therefore, the job won't show up on a background check.
  9. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

    Aug 28, 2011
    Henderson, NV & Orient
    You need something to cover the unemployment; maybe a notorized letter from a family member or neighbor that you did odd jobs or the "under the table" guy will vouch for you or a fake job history such as http://thereferencestore.com/

    Try these companies:

    Paschall Truck Lines
    Carolina Cargo
    Buel Inc.
    Western Express
    Apergis Transportation
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  10. fatherdirt88

    fatherdirt88 Light Load Member

    Jan 14, 2013
    The under the table pay was for a brief 6 month time. I have been unemployed and a stay at home dad for the past 6 years
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