Driver Team Solo Positions: The Nitty Gritty On Truck Driving Jobs

Written by Anna Henningsgaard

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Many trucking operations have higher standards thanrepparttar Federal minimum requirements. Drivers are often required to be at least 22 years old, able to lift heavy objects, and have 3-5 years driving experience. Companies want to hire good drivers who work efficiently and cost less to insure. They like drivers who have enrolled in driver-training courses. New drivers might begin on small straight trucks and graduate to larger trucks and finally to tractor-trailers. A few truck drivers advance high enough to become dispatchers, managers, or traffic workers.

Heavy truck and tractor-trailer drivers earned an average of $16 per hour in 2002. The highest 10% of this group earned more than $24 an hour. Driving a truck is a great career with lots of room for promotion and advancement. After moving allrepparttar 149508 way uprepparttar 149509 chain of promotion within a company, truck drivers often strike out on their own and open successful transport businesses GA

Air Liquide is a major international company and is also a private carrier. This means it maintains its own truck fleet and hires truck drivers. Because Air Liquide is such successful company, driving jobs with Air Liquide are stable, well supported positions. Solo Air Liquide drivers can expect to be home 80-90% ofrepparttar 149510 time and make between $50,000 and $70,000 a year depending onrepparttar 149511 type of run and work performance. Air Liquide provides benefits like medical and life insurance, performance benefits, ample vacation time, flexible spending accounts, and quarterly profit sharing. As Air Liquide grows and succeeds, so do each of its employees! If you are interested in a truck driving job, you should apply here to drive for Air Liquide. Find out more about Air Liquide


'The Secrets of interview Success'

Written by Gerard McLoughlin

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Since interviewers are looking for candidates who display a positive attitude, you should state that you enjoy your job; that you are enthusiastic and ambitious; and that you welcome challenge.

It is important to tellrepparttar truth in interviews. However, try to presentrepparttar 149483 facts as persuasively as you can. It would be pointless and self-defeating to reveal negative facts which are largely irrelevant and which only serve to highlight weaknesses in your case. So examine and assess your own case and tailorrepparttar 149484 facts to giverepparttar 149485 best and most positive impression.

It is essential to develop a rapport withrepparttar 149486 interviewer. If you can giverepparttar 149487 impression that you are in agreement or have something in common withrepparttar 149488 interviewer and ifrepparttar 149489 interviewer takes a liking to you, you are off to a great start. So be pleasant and agreeable.

Onrepparttar 149490 other hand, it would be a grave mistake to appear as a grovelling 'yes' man or woman. Discretion should be your watch-word in this as in other areas.

Interviewers usually place a greater emphasis on experience than on paper qualifications, so it is up to you to convince them that your experience qualifies you forrepparttar 149491 job on offer. This will involve using your experience as evidence to support statements that you make in answers to questions.

Now to sum up: here arerepparttar 149492 success secrets known understood and applied by thousands of successful job interviewees.

1. Make adequate preparation to enable you to express yourself fluently inrepparttar 149493 interview situation.

2. Be confident but try not to sound conceited: use examples to support your answers.

3. Make sure to acquaintrepparttar 149494 interviewer with allrepparttar 149495 relevant information in support of your case.

4. Relate all your answers torepparttar 149496 job for which you are applying.

5. Look out for indirect questions and know how to cope with them. 6. Concentrate onrepparttar 149497 positive aspects of your case and be ready to deal with questions relating to any negative aspects.

7. Do not tell lies, but tailorrepparttar 149498 truth in order to present a positive impression of yourself.

8. Determine to establish a rapport withrepparttar 149499 interviewer right fromrepparttar 149500 start.

9. Convincerepparttar 149501 interviewer that your experience entitles you torepparttar 149502 job.

************************************************************ The above article is an extract fromrepparttar 149503 introduction to 'Four Minutes to Interview Success',an audio-cassette based guide to CVs and Interviews, which has been recommended byrepparttar 149504 N.Ireland Government Training and Employment Agency, and featured inrepparttar 149505 'Irish Independent',repparttar 149506 'Daily Express', and numerous other publications.

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Gerard McLoughlin, Director of Assignments Plus Communications, has contributed career-related articles for hundreds of recruitment companies, websites and publications throughout the world, including: USA Today,,,,,,,,,,,, etc.

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