i am not sure but it sounds like it's pretty much a casting call.
anyone have any experiences? what should i expect
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Good luck bro, seasonal I would assume? Have been trying to apply for it for a break job but no luck so far. This area sucks balls when it comes to jobs.
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i am a very slow learner. when i did wrestling in high school, it took me forever to get a technique down. i basically got wins from raw hard work and conditioning
11-23-2010, 12:36 AM #14
they give you about 2 weeks to learn the technique down. The packages aren't heavy but they just keep coming non stop and if you aren't hustling you will get buried in them.
they have you inside of the trailers and you build walls of packages, it's like playing legos. If you build crappy walls then they will collapse and they'll get pissed at you.
The average package is actually light, some are just weird shaped and it is kind of hard to find a good place to put them. Sometimes you will get a package that is heavy as f*ck. I used to get metal barrels full of industrial grade chains those things were f*cking heavy.
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11-23-2010, 12:46 AM #17
it looks like a cluster f*ck when you get assigned to a trailer that nobody was in but the guy at the conveyor belt was still throwing packages inside.
but overall the job itself wasn't too bad, I only worked 4 hours a day m-f
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I just basically said that I doesn't afraid of anything, and that if that is what was required then I'd be more than able to do it without whining like a little bitch
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