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how long should i stay at one job to gain experience for another job?

ok so im working as an auto parts delivery driver, eventually i want to get a job as a route driver for a company like cintas, aramark, etc. i have been at my current job for about a month, im not considering quitting, but like anyone else i want to find a better job someday. what would be a good amount of time to wait before i start applying to different jobs. most driving jobs require some sort of previous experience, what would u guys recommend?

Asked By: adam - 7/2/2009
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Depending on what Company you are going to work for, the maximum you would need is 2 years experience. No company in your position will ask for more experience than this. However, about a year is the amount of time you should aim for. It looks good enough that your job options will be plentiful and short enough that... More
Answered By: ahubb - 7/2/2009
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At a minimum I'd say six months, but ideally a year. The first three months are learning and clearing a probationary period, the next three are getting your legs and really learning how route delivery works, with ins, outs, ups, downs. Solid experience come after a year.
Answered By: misslabeled - 7/2/2009
 
6 months to a year you dont want to look unstable.
Answered By: libbylee - 7/2/2009
 
I would suggest that you stay as long as you can with the company. It shows that you are stable and don't quit a job because things don't go your way. You also have to look at job on a imaginary scale. Do you stay where you are at. Maybe the pay isn't great but you don't have to deal with the politics with larger... More
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