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  • Do PepsiCo Warehouses Drug Test?
    Whether you will get drug tested at a PepsiCo warehouse or not will depend on the particular facility. Many PepsiCo warehouses no longer perform drug tests on their warehouse workers. PepsiCo warehouse facilities that have high turnover rates rarely perform pre-hire drug screening due to labor shortage. Even though marijuana is becoming legalized in many states, PepsiCo…
  • Warehouse vs Retail Job: Why warehouse jobs are better
    Warehouse and retail jobs are some of the easiest to get low-skill manual labor jobs out there. Entry level jobs in either industry don’t require higher education and are therefore a first choice for folks who just need money to pay the bills, e.g. college students. There are a few things to consider when deciding…
  • Does UPS Drug Test Package Handlers?
    Most UPS warehouses no longer perform drug tests on their package handlers. This may be because UPS facilities have high turnover rates among part-time workers such as package handlers which makes spending money for drug tests on employees who may leave soon too expensive. Additionally, with marijuana becoming legalized in many states across America, it’s…
  • Amazon Career Choice Program: Everything you need to know
    Amazon made sweeping changes to its tuition assistance program – Amazon Career Choice – for hourly-paid warehouse associates. The new program went live on January 1st 2022. Employees who have worked at Amazon for as little as 90 days will be eligible for having their tuition, fees and books fully paid; up to a maximum…
  • All About the Amazon Process Assistant (PA) Interview
    Becoming a process assistant is one of the first steps associates make when climbing the ladder at Amazon warehouses. Unlike entry level (e.g. Tier 1) positions (and L4 Area Manager to L5 Area Manager promotions), getting a job as a Process Assistant requires you to pass an interview. PA interviews are mostly conducted on-site by…
  • How to Become a Warehouse Supervisor
    Warehouse supervising is an exciting and diverse career path. It combines managerial tasks with operational goals.  You can become a warehouse supervisor without a degree and only by securing the right skills for the job. These skills include strong communication, organization, and leadership skills. As a warehouse supervisor, you will need to be an all-rounder.…
  • Foot Pain While Working at Amazon: Causes & Remedies
    Most new Amazon employees experience some sort of foot pain in their first few weeks of working in the warehouse. This pain might be accompanied by swelling of the feet, cracks, corns, calluses and blisters. Parts of the feet that rub against the inside of the shoe, i.e., toes, heels and ankles are particularly vulnerable.…
  • Working in a Warehouse Without Air Conditioning (Best Practices)
    Many warehouse facilities across America do not have AC units. Examples include FedEx sorting facilities, UPS hubs, some Amazon and Walmart warehouses, and much more. As a result, the heat experienced while working inside any of these warehouse facilities can be unbearable. Fortunately, you can beat the heat and ensure your productivity doesn’t take a…
  • Order Selector Job Description, Skills and Salary
    Order selectors (also called pickers) are warehouse or distribution center employees whose main function is to prepare product from inventory for outbound shipping by palletizing it according to customer orders. Job description Typical job description of an order selector is as follows: Perform pre-shift equipment checks to ensure they can operate safely. Retrieve cases from…