Last month, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK kicked off its 7th annual Career Move Month campaign to boost hiring efforts at franchise locations across the country, and the theme of hiring continues into the month of April.
We’re always looking to add talented, hardworking individuals to our franchise teams – especially movers and drivers – as we prepare for the busy moving season. In 2019, we’re also hosting statewide Day of Hiring events across five different states on the following dates:
Michigan – April 10
Illinois – April 17
Florida – April 24
North Carolina – April 25
Texas – May 1
These hiring events are a great way to get out and see what our company has to offer in terms of career opportunities, and for potential employees to get a taste of company culture.
Being a mover or driver with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK is more than just moving people’s belongings – it’s finding a way to make an impact on the lives of our customers, and also a good way to build a career. We preach career advancement here at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, and a large number of our franchisees started off in frontline positions. Plus, being a mover or driver is an incredibly rewarding experience!
“My favorite thing about working at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK is the overall atmosphere, sense of accomplishment, and change in environment,” said Matt Wasalaski, a mover at our Brighton, Mich., franchise. “I enjoy the customers I work for, the employees I work with, and after a hard day’s work, I can always hold my head high knowing me and my crew helped someone during a stressful situation in their lives. In one word, I would describe this job as rewarding.”
So what does a day in the life of a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK mover and driver look like?
How does a typical day start as a mover/driver?
“Usually, we just prep our trucks and make sure we have the right equipment for the upcoming move. We call the customer ahead of time and ask them if there is anything they need like boxes, or if they have changed their mind on something last second so we can adjust and bring the proper equipment.”
– Jose Morales
How long does a typical day for a mover/driver last?
“It all varies on a lot of different things. Usually for us, the average is anywhere from six to 12 hours on a normal day. What changes it up is anything from someone having only a little bit of items to longer walks, apartment moves and condo moves, and parking difficulties, which all affect the time.” – Jose Morales
What do you do to make customers feel comfortable during a home move?
“I would say the biggest thing is getting to know the customer. At the end of the day, you have a service you are performing for them, but nothing is better than actually knowing you on a more personal level, because then they trust you more and you trust them more, and it adds to the overall experience of the move.” – Jabrion Burnside
What’s your favorite aspect of being a mover for your franchise?
“Meeting new people every day. Seeing beautiful homes and scenery. Getting an amazing workout in with every job we complete. I don’t really have a favorite aspect of my job, because I LOVE my job (I know, sounds silly). I love my crew, I love the look on customers’ faces when they see me get out of the drivers’ side of the truck, I love turning a completely stressful situation for the customer into an enjoyable and successful one.” – Laurel Bergeron
If making a difference in the lives of others and having an impact on your community interests you, then a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK mover or driver position might be for you! Visit our careers website to learn about all the wonderful job opportunities we have available.
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