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#248457 - December 16th 2008 11:32 am Unemployed Vanner Van Club
Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!! Offline
Vanner

Registered: June 10th 2003 12:00 pm
Posts: 12681
Loc: Burlington, On, Canada Eh !!!!
With the current economy, I am hearing about many vanner's who lost their jobs and are looking for work, including me (maybe lol).

So here is a Forum to tell everyone where you are, what you can do , and if and where you can relocate.

Please keep this serious as a benefit to our members. I would ask the Moderators and Admins to keep the thread clear of clutter. If you know of positions that will benefit the posters here, please advise them by PM.

I will start it off.

Position sought. General Manager, Transport Fleet, Warehouse and Distribution Operations. Facility Security, Maintenance and construction.

Where I am located . In Vannerland, North America

Where will I relocate to . Worldwide !

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#248474 - December 16th 2008 12:24 pm Re: Unemployed Vanner Van Club [Re: Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!!]
Suzie-BGfNY-IN Offline
Bad Girls from New York, Bad Western Inn in IN.

Registered: September 21st 2002 12:00 pm
Posts: 6093
Loc: Franklin, IN USA
Good idea Doc--I'm in!

I am a Certified Dietary Manager--can help with food programs and match conditions and medications with nutrients in order to get the best performance from medicines and food. Can also write menus and educate for better meal planning, shopping, eating out, etc..
(totally confidential!)

Also, an Event Planner/Coordinator
weddings, holiday parties, anniversary parties
golf tournaments, beer tastings!

Suzie
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#248489 - December 16th 2008 1:32 pm Re: Unemployed Vanner Van Club [Re: Suzie-BGfNY-IN]
nautic1 Offline

Showoff of the week on Cardomain 11/26/07


Registered: December 25th 2000 12:00 pm
Posts: 11231
Loc: Selinsgrove, PA USA
I was employed by Philips Products based out of Elkhart, IN for 28 years. The plant closed down last year in my hometown and thus put me out of work. I was the Service and Warranty Manager. I handled all warranty claims that came through our plant. Shipping of warranty parts and setting up repair job. I had 2 service men that worked for me and numerous sub-contractors. I did order entry, invoicing, warranty entry, etc. Currently I am working as a sub-contractor going to homes and jobsites repairing and/or replacing windows and doors. I also do invoicing for a local contractor as well. Not able to relocate but interested in doing other similar jobs in the future. Presently working on healing an injury to my knee but should be able to work after the new year.
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#248810 - December 17th 2008 10:50 am Re: Unemployed Vanner Van Club [Re: nautic1]
phrog Offline
Hoavc Chairman 2006-2009

Registered: February 14th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 2224
Loc: Kansas City, Mo
For the last 20 years I ran a retail/wholesale electronics store, developed security CCTV recorders, did in-person and phone customer support (A lot of the calls were Windows Software issues). Then the economy went south and the owner could no longer afford employees.
You know if the company you are applying to has health insurance and can figure out that you are over 50 yrs old (you might raise their rates) you will not stand a chance at getting an interview!
Currently I am looking for a inside sales or customer support job with weekends off. I am very technical minded and can learn any mechanical operation very quickly and have a photographical memory for numbers which greatly eases learning part numbers.
Also I could be a great wine steward!

I live in the greater Kansas City area and would not be able to relocate at the present time.
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#255706 - January 16th 2009 10:41 am Re: Unemployed Vanner Van Club [Re: phrog]
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enthusiast

Registered: October 12th 2007 9:20 am
Posts: 280
Loc: blommington in
trucker 20 years of it and lookin
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if you need to van get out and do it !!

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#255714 - January 16th 2009 10:52 am Re: Unemployed Vanner Van Club [Re: user deleted]
dan Offline
veteran

Registered: December 25th 2000 12:00 pm
Posts: 2699
Loc: Merrimack, NH USA
Once again, Im outta work, slow economy has put a hurtin on my last company, they gave mem a 12 week temp layoff with no guareentee of return. Hopefully things pick up for the trucking industry in the spring, I want to go back to
Con-way freight or at least some other quality carrier.

This just sucks. Not a whole lotta jobs out there to choose from right now.
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#255715 - January 16th 2009 10:54 am Re: Unemployed Vanner Van Club [Re: dan]
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enthusiast

Registered: October 12th 2007 9:20 am
Posts: 280
Loc: blommington in
no shit man and all the jobs out there in the truckin thing are the shit ones with no pay and no med
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#256858 - January 21st 2009 10:47 am Re: Unemployed Vanner Van Club [Re: user deleted]
hippieluke Offline
veteran

Registered: December 20th 2006 5:29 pm
Posts: 2815
Loc: wocester ma
well i have been off for a month now
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#257320 - January 22nd 2009 10:22 pm Re: Unemployed Vanner Van Club [Re: hippieluke]
scruloos Offline
enthusiast

Registered: September 29th 2007 10:46 pm
Posts: 209
Loc: vermont
i just got laid off myself....and too cold and broke to do anything....

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#257328 - January 22nd 2009 11:07 pm Re: Unemployed Vanner Van Club [Re: scruloos]
vanticipation Offline
old hand

Registered: February 15th 2008 11:02 pm
Posts: 774
Loc: maple valley wa
I don't know how many people are in the pacific northwest but my wife runs the world famous ivar's seafood on lake washington and she will be hireing for the summer pretty soon.and if you are a good worker it will lead to a fulltime position.she will be looking for probably 10-15 people.
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