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MEET ISAIAH PETERSEN, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® MARKETING INTERN

Written by Rachel Christine

It’s been great to have so many interns here at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® over the past few months. Everyone brings unique and creative ideas to the table, and we’re excited to introduce another team member this summer! Isaiah Petersen is a video intern with the marketing department at our Home Office in Lansing, Mich.

Welcome to TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, Isaiah!

What main projects have you been working on in your internship?

“The really big project I have been working on is an air brake check video. It’s a teaching video explaining how to perform safety checks on truck air brakes. The video is intended to teach new TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® drivers how to properly test the air brakes on the trucks. The steps that go into making this video – or any video – are that we first usually receive a request for the video with either a very specific or very vague topic. Once we get the topic, there needs to be a script. So we create the script, film the video, and then come back together to edit the footage. Once the video is revised, it’s sent out to the appropriate audience, which includes either staying internal for training purposes or possibly being posted to our social media for customers or other franchises.”

What is the greatest thing you have learned through TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® this summer?

“A big thing I have been getting better at after starting here is time management.”

What’s a typical day in the office for you?

“A typical day at the office is never the same. We brainstorm video ideas, then we make a script. After the script, we need to film and edit it. I usually work with the video team, which includes the media production coordinator and video and animation specialist

What’s your favorite holiday and why?

“My favorite holiday is Tuesday, September 19, which is international talk like a pirate day. The reason why is because if you go to a Krispy Kreme doughnut shop and talk like a pirate on that day, you can get free doughnuts, with bonus points if you dress up like a pirate (or at least they did last year).”

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

“When I was younger, I really wanted to be a police officer. I thought it was the coolest thing ever, to get to drive around and catch bad guys. Then I found out it involves a lot of paperwork and less exciting tasks like writing parking tickets, and decided to pursue other things.”

What do you recommend to an incoming intern?

“Don’t worry too much – everyone here is super cool and wants to see you succeed.”

Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

“In the next two years, I hope to finish up my college education. This fall, I will be a sophomore at Compass College of Cinematic Arts. In the next four to five years, I plan on moving out to either Los Angeles or Atlanta to pursue my filmmaking career. I absolutely love making films and helping out on film sets.”

 

There’s another positive attitude joining the team! Isaiah is constantly helping us improve our company with his innovative ideas. We can’t wait to see what else he completes for the remainder of the summer.

Are you interested in moving your career forward with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®? Apply online to one of our nationwide locations at careers.twomenandatruck.com.

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® WELCOMES NATIONAL SALES INTERN, MATT MULLEN!

Written by Rachel Christine

Within the internship program at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®’s Home Office, not only do the interns assist and complete company tasks and projects daily, but the company also works diligently to teach key factors about working within today’s corporate business world while providing the best experience possible. We help guide these young professionals through their future career paths, and they’re able to train in the department of their choice. Matt Mullen, an intern on the national accounts team, is gaining a better understanding of how sales function within an entire franchise system. Welcome to the team, Matt!

Where are you from?
“I’m from Okemos, Mich., so not too far from our Home Office here in Lansing.”

What attracted you to an internship through TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®?
“I have previously worked in warehouses, but I wanted to get involved with something closer to my major. I also wanted to get more exposure to the corporate world and everyday business.”

What is a day like for you in the office?
“I come in around 8 a.m. and start tracking sales orders that have happened overnight. Once that’s finished, I collaborate with my partner, Charles Staky. I usually spend some time working on our summer project in addition to the major projects the national accounts team works on. The summer project I’m currently working on focuses on verifying that no Value Flex® container leaves empty, called Hub to Hub shipping. I’m also working on the website where customers can enter their destination locations, upload descriptions, and then algorithms are able to identify if TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® can complete the move.”

If you could have any job at Home Office for a day, what would it be?
“Any job within the national accounts team! I like dealing with the big picture, which is a little more difficult to handle.”

What are you hoping to learn through your internship this summer?
“I’m hoping to learn as much as I can about everyday business tactics and gain tips that will help me in the long-run through my career.”

What are your favorite hobbies or activities?
“My favorite indoor activity is napping! I believe everyone should nap at least once a day. My favorite outdoor activity is any kind of sport. Whether it’s soccer, football, or volleyball, my friends and I always end up playing one sport or another. I’m a huge fan of all of them.”

What do you recommend to an incoming intern?
“I recommend for them to just enjoy their time at Home Office. There are many interesting people to meet here, as well as many unique opportunities to take advantage of.”

 

Matt’s hard work throughout the company is extremely appreciated, and we are very pleased to have him on the team. We’re looking forward to the rest of the summer with him!

Interested in moving your career forward with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®? Apply online today at careers.twomenandatruck.com!

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® movers use quick thinking to prevent potential wildfire

Written by Erik Sargent

To be considered a Move Hero in the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® system, you must go above and beyond the call of duty and make a difference, doing anything from taking extra care of a customer, to giving back to the community or being supportive during a difficult time.

For movers Sam Silsby and Elijah Salazar of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Albuquerque, they went above their normal job duties and added a new chapter to the never ending story of great Move Heroes for our brand.

On the evening of Monday, July 3, Silsby and Salazar were completing a move and having a friendly conversation with the customer after a long day in the brutal New Mexico heat. As the two were conversing with their customer, they noticed a nearby neighbor running away in a panicked state, and the two immediately noticed what was causing the commotion – a spreading fire.

“The neighbor came running out of her house looking upset,” Silsby said. “She then said to us ‘there’s a fire in my backyard’. So we instantly sprang into action and thought of what to do.”

Due to the dry climates in the western region of the country and the extreme temperatures, wildfires are a serious issue that causes extensive damage. Every year, you see multiple wildfires wipe out large chunks of land, forcing families to evacuate their homes while the fires wipe out forests, neighborhoods, and towns.

Silsby and Salazar have both known people who have suffered damages from wildfires, and knew they had to act quickly to stop a potential spread. They immediately broke down their options on how to put it out, and acted to stop the situation from escalating.

“First, we tried using the fire extinguisher, but it wasn’t getting the job done,” Salazar said. “We then started covering it with dirt because smothering a fire will put it out. So, the plans we discussed were starting to work. We were just thinking that we needed to get this fire out quickly, or it could spread and cause serious damage.”

The two worked in an efficient manner grabbing shovels and throwing dirt onto the spreading fire, and were able to put it out just before firefighters arrived on the scene. This brave act by Silsby and Salazar shows the kind of individuals TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is proud to have on the team- people who act for the greater good of everyone.

“Sam and Elijah are great employees,” said TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Albuquerque general manager Dylan Southward. “They are always positive and always willing to go above and beyond with helping the team and customers. They both work great together as a team. Their communication was on point, and they both know how to deal with any situation.”

Without the quick thinking and decision making displayed by these two, who knows what damage could have been caused by the growing fire.

The two were just glad to help out in any way they could, and they try to live by the company core values each and every time they are out on the job proudly representing our brand.

“Being a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® mover or driver means always caring,” Silsby said. “We strive to make sure there are no damages on every move, and that the customer is satisfied with the service. We already help others in need by moving them. Doing this was just another way of helping someone in need.”

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Meet Jason Swartz, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Pasadena intern

 Written by Erin VanPortfliet

As the summer continues to fly by, we are excited to introduce yet another intern at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. Jason Swartz is interning this summer in the marketing department at our Pasadena, Calif., franchise, and recently graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in business marketing from Azusa Pacific University! Welcome to TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, Jason!

Where are you going to school and what is your major?

“I’m a recent graduate with a degree in business marketing from Azusa Pacific University. Following graduation, I started my Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an emphasis in organizational science through Azusa Pacific University.”

How did you hear about the internship?

“I first heard about the marketing internship through a friend of mine who actually worked for the Pasadena franchise. I also saw the internship position posted to the university job board and after taking some time to research the company, I quickly applied.”

Tell me a little about yourself

“When I’m not working or focusing on school, I enjoy anything that has to do with activities outdoors. I’m from Santa Barbara, Calif., which has crafted my love for surfing. On top of this, I love hiking, and this past summer I was able to hike Yosemite Half Dome, which was a lifelong dream of mine.”

What is your biggest take away from your internship so far?

“It is hard to pinpoint exactly one biggest take away. The thing that I have learned most in regards to the marketing internship is the amount of research and planning it takes to run a successful marketing campaign. With that being said, launching the campaign is just the beginning. Keeping up and tracking the success and areas of improvement are all aspects that I have had the pleasure of helping with during my internship.”

What are you hoping to learn or accomplish in your internship this summer?

“Growth each day would be the number one thing that I would like to accomplish. There is so much to learn that can help you grow when working for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®.”

What made you want to join the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® team this summer?

“There were a lot of reasons why I joined the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® team, the first being the core values that are listed on the company’s website. Seeing these made me very interested in the company. After taking some time to do research on the company and seeing the story behind the growth over the past 30 years, I wanted to be a part of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®.”

What has been your favorite thing about TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® so far?

“My favorite thing about working for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has been the hands-on learning I have received from the day I stepped into the office. From the general manager allowing me to sit in on the team’s weekly meetings to the marketing manager allowing me to take on new tasks each week, the overall experience has been great.”

What’s next for you?

“Looking into the future and what is next, the first goal I would like to complete is finishing my master’s program. After that, I would love to one day move down to San Diego, where I can work and enjoy the beautiful city at the same time.”

There you have it, folks – another ambitious TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® intern that we are proud to introduce. Remember, we are nationwide with new opportunities opening daily! Check it out today at careers.twomenandatruck.com!

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® culture: Moving employees and communities forward

Written by Ben Laverdiere

Some of the best things in life are unexpected. We do our best to plan our days, weeks, months, and years to prepare for the future, but often it’s the unexpected and unplanned things that shape us the most. Even the success of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® developed from an unforeseen turn of events for our Founder Mary Ellen Sheets. Her two sons ran a small moving operation with an old pickup truck during the summer, but when they left for college in the fall, the phones kept ringing, and she had a choice to make. Mary Ellen decided to pioneer this new business without any real idea of where it would take her, and for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, it shaped a business model around the core purpose to “Move People Forward®”.

It’s common that business plans are formed primarily with profits in mind, leaving values and culture as afterthoughts. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, however, has prioritized these things since the beginning. For example, at the end of the first year she was in business, Mary Ellen donated the first $1,000 generated in profit to 10 local charities. Ever since these early days, our core values have been motivating forces, and have become the heart and soul of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. We strive to apply our values to our relationships with customers, communities, and employees throughout the franchise system.

Moving our communities forward

As the “Movers Who Care®”, we strive to move our communities forward by working to continually strengthen our relationships and partnerships with local nonprofits and charities to help those in need. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has taken such an active interest in giving back that we have created our own community support programs: Movers for Moms®, Movers for Military, Movers for Meals, Movers for Mutts, and Truckload of Warmth. In 2016 alone, our TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchises nationwide donated more than $3 million worth of moving services to those in need. We constantly aim to extend our strong company culture and value system beyond the walls of the office to become a catalyst for authentic care within the community.

Moving our employees forward

When looking for an employer, there are certain benefits you may expect like healthcare or paid time off, but career development is commonly overlooked or forgotten. One thing that TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® does well is actively work to move our employees forward, both personally and professionally. We work hard as an organization to provide avenues for growth, to offer in-person and online training opportunities, and tools for personal and professional advancement. This is such a passion for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® that in 2014, we launched Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward® Scholarship program, in which managers throughout the system who participate in the program are eligible to win financial support and training necessary to enter into franchise ownership. Regardless of your job title or where you work within our system, we work hard to create a workspace and culture that helps you to be the best version of yourself.

No matter who you are or where you are in your career, you can be part of an organization that values community, care, and inclusion. To join a company that exists to move people forward, check out the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® careers website today!

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Three tips to remedy the ill feeling you get on the topic of medical insurance

Written by Ben Laverdiere

When thinking of health insurance – whether it’s because of logistics, details, or cost – many people begin to feel a little sick. Well, you won’t need to use your benefits to remedy that feeling – use these three tips instead!

One of the main reasons people don’t feel good about health insurance is because it is a complicated space and it’s hard to find the right information to make an educated decision about coverage. Most individuals don’t know every detail about their medical coverage, and the truth is, needs vary from person to person with different health needs.

 Don’t be afraid to ask questions

Whether you have coverage through your employer, an independent broker, or a state-affiliated agency, you need to ask the right questions. Everyone has varying incomes, health history, and standards for personal health. These differences mean you can’t allow someone to tell us what plan you need. Insurance is a service you pay for, and part of that service is the provider taking the time to educate you based on your personal needs and health goals.

Good questions to ask regarding your coverage include:

  • Who am I providing coverage for? (Self, spouse, and/or children)
  • Do I have any ongoing medical needs I must make sure are covered?
  • What prescriptions does my family use?
  • What physicians are considered in-network with my insurance?

Know what coverage you need and what you can go without

Depending on your overall health, you may not need a lot of the coverages your current plan offers. Conversely, you may need more coverage than your plan can provide. It’s important to take your needs into consideration, and if you’re ever uncertain about your health and well-being, talk to your family doctor. Too often, people are either over paying for coverages they don’t need or taking on unnecessary, ongoing medical expenses by being under-insured.

If you are in good health, you may want to opt for a plan with a higher deductible that covers you for major medical emergencies, but does not leave you paying a high monthly premium for coverages you may never use. However, if you have ongoing medical needs, make sure you are taking those into consideration. You may pay a higher monthly premium, but in many cases, this lowers your additional out-of-pocket expenses. If you’re not sure of your needs, your employer’s benefits administrator or insurance agent can be especially helpful in plan selection.

Your health insurance needs can and will change

There are several circumstances in life that can cause your health insurance coverage needs to change. It’s great to take our first two tips into consideration, but it’s also important to re-evaluate your needs each year during open enrollment. What worked for you last year when you were single may not work for you and your new spouse, or for children you may have brought into your family. Most health insurance policies give you the ability to change your coverage outside open enrollment if you have a qualifying life event, so if you ever find your circumstances changing, don’t be afraid to ask if you are eligible to change your coverage or plan.

Digging into health coverage is not enjoyable, but once you do, the peace of mind you get will remedy any future ill feelings toward your healthcare coverage. If you were feeling under-educated or lacking confidence in your current healthcare coverage, hopefully these three tips helped point you in the right direction.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is the first and largest franchised moving company. Check out job opportunities nationwide on our careers site and apply online today!

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Fifth annual Career Move Month brings 1,433 new hires to TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

 

Written by Chelsea Grzegorczyk

This March, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchises nationwide reviewed hundreds of applications and conducted dozens of interviews in hopes of staffing our teams in preparation for the busy summer months ahead. March marked our fifth annual Career Move Month hiring event, and we set the goals of receiving 12,000 applications and hiring 1,200 new team members. We’re happy to announce that we not only met, but exceeded our goals, with 17,291 applications received and 1,433 new hires brought onboard!

“This is our most successful Career Move Month to date, and we are incredibly proud of our franchise system for providing 1,433 career opportunities to new team members in a single month,” said TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Human Resources Director Sara Bennett. “Proper staffing is crucial to help us move customers forward this summer and beyond, and we want to welcome each new team member to the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® family!”

The final results are incredible, as we received 76.47% more applications and hired 41.6% more teammates than Career Move Month 2016. This is a testament to the growing brand and career opportunity within. With a footprint in 42 states and counting, team members in our system have greater potential to gain unique experiences to further their careers. We have seen many team members rise to management and franchise ownership roles, transition from a franchise to Home Office, or move from one franchise to another throughout their career paths.

Career Move Month may be over, but there’s still time to join the team! Many locations will continue hiring throughout April and May to help Move People Forward®. Check out the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® careers website to view open jobs and apply online today!

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Tips for a successful first day at a new job – straight from the minds of hiring managers!

 

Written by Erin VanPortfliet

Most of us can agree that finding a new job is typically a long – and sometimes very stressful – process. It begins with searching through online job boards, researching company backgrounds, sprucing up your resume, and filling out job applications, then the interview – sometimes more than one – until it finally happens. The phone rings and the call you’ve been waiting for has arrived. You happily accept an offer for the perfect position with a great new company!

First off, a congratulations is in order! All of your hard work has paid off, and now it’s time to start a new chapter in your professional life. Since first impressions are important, we decided to enlist the expertise of a few hiring managers from the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise system about what new employees can do to ensure a successful first day. Here’s what they had to say!

Be prepared and punctual

Read your offer letter carefully to make sure you are clear on the time and place and bring all the proper documents requested. This can vary depending on the company, so don’t assume you already know what you need to bring. You could be asked to bring bank information for direct deposit, specific types of identification, or even pre-completed paperwork. If you are unable to provide any required items listed, don’t wait until the day you start. Reach out and inform your new employer so it can be handled beforehand.

Natalie Frederickson, human resources manager of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Scottsdale, said this is a topic she’s consistently coaching her team on.

“Being on time, especially on your first day, shows you have respect for other people,” Frederickson said. “It shows you care as much about their time and schedule as your own. Our days are usually scheduled back-to-back, so if someone doesn’t show up or comes in an hour late, it affects the entire operation.”

Do your research

The first step in being successful in a new role is to understand your new company’s values and goals. Taking the time to thoroughly learn the company background is important – not only before interviews, but also before your first day – as these are typically talking points when meeting with managers and executives.

Mike Reps, general manager at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Rochester, Minn., centers the majority of their new hire orientation around the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® core values.

“These six core values are what our business is built upon, so showing up knowing what they are is extremely important,” Reps said. “Executing these six core values with a great attitude paired with the willingness to grow your knowledge base will set you up for success at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®!

Be open, even if you have experience

Having previous experience in a similar role as your new job is always a plus – it probably has a lot to do with why you landed the gig. However, that doesn’t always mean there isn’t more to learn. Walking in with the attitude that you already know everything is a great way to start off on the wrong foot with your new co-workers. Remember, first impressions are important!

“We are not looking for our new hires to be perfect, even if they happen to have prior experience in the moving industry.” said Jeremy Lawless, operations manager at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Dayton North, Ohio.

”Experience is certainly a plus, but to see them have the desire to learn how we do things here is extremely important. How a new hire responds to instructions and feedback, and how they communicate with others is key to becoming a successful employee at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®.

Have fun!

This is something that many people forget, especially when they are nervous about starting a new job, but we’ll let you in on secret: everyone was new at one point, and they were nervous when they first started, too! We all have to start somewhere, so try to start off on the right foot. Smile when you pass by people, and try to get to know your co-workers. Being positive, approachable, and allowing yourself to have fun at work is only going to help you move forward in your career.

“Having fun at and enjoying the work you do starts with the type of attitude you have when you walk through the door,” said Sheryl Armock, human resources generalist at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Champaign. “There will always be outside forces that may try to sway your opinion and outlook. However, you have the ability to decide how you respond to these forces. If you set your attitude to positive, neutral or negative – those outside forces will impact you accordingly.”

As part of their new hire orientation, Sheryl shows a motivational video to prove just how important this subject is. Interested? Check it out on YouTube.

Well, you’ve heard it straight from the experts! We hope this advice assists in preparing you for a successful first day at your new job. If you are still on the market for a career change, don’t worry – sometimes the best opportunities take time to find.  Be sure to check out the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® careers site for current openings. Who knows – that perfect position could be waiting for you there!

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Making the Move Forward

Written by Melanie Kebler

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® means business when it comes to our core purpose of “moving people forward”. One way we do this is through the Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward® Scholarship program. Founded in 2014, this program provides a unique opportunity to allow committed managers the chance to become a franchisee. The scholarship program navigates candidates through intensive training and an all-encompassing education of the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise system. Candidates are required to complete online courses, webinars, and put their all into various assignments. The year-long scholarship program comes to a close with a visit to our corporate Home Office in Lansing, Mich., where candidates interview and present their own version of a successful business plan to the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® executive team. The deserving winner is then awarded $50,000 to go toward the launch their franchise, and a place amongst some of the most competitive and passionate franchisees in the world.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has never shied away from providing substantial advancement opportunities to employees. One in three of their franchise owners started as employees, and more than 75% of managers started elsewhere within the company. Why? Because big growth means big opportunity. Randi Bloodworth – the first scholarship winner – began her journey at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® as a customer service representative at the Tampa, Fla., franchise. With a good work ethic and sense of reliability, Randi quickly moved up to become the office manager, and in 2014, took on the scholarship program. Today, Randi’s franchise boasts excellent reviews and ratings with an endless amount of compliments directed toward the frontline team members, which one could argue is a direct reflection of her as a franchisee.

“For me, the biggest takeaway of the scholarship program was the training,” said Bloodworth when asked about how the scholarship program contributed to her success. “There were so many things I thought I knew until I entered the program. I was able to teach employees at my locations and others about things I learned and ideas and processes I have carried away.”

In more recent news, 2015 scholarship participant Jason Washburn successfully completed the second round of Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward® Scholarship program and was awarded $50,000 toward his own franchise. Jason began his career with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® as a mover at the St. Louis, Mo., location, but did not stay on the frontlines long. Jason progressed through the ranks and established a trust with his franchisee, allowing him to become the general manager and take on the daily operations of multiple units. In business, this trust is priceless, and Jason was ready to take on the scholarship program. With no shortage of motivation and drive, he got his chance.

Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward® Scholarship program is just one example of how TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is working to make a difference. It is not just a difference within the business world, but amongst people and how we treat each other. The idea is not just about how much revenue can be brought in – it is a much larger picture that. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has truly become a leader in the way we think about careers. It’s about moving people forward and allowing someone the opportunity to become the very best they can be. Good people make good business, and we are just scratching the surface of this company’s true potential.

To find out about your next career move, check out the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® careers website. With more than 350 locations worldwide and growing, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is reshaping the way we think about small business and looking for the right people to move forward.

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Unique career opportunities at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

Written by Ben Laverdiere

When looking to make a career move, there are similar questions we all ask of a new opportunity. What is the day-to-day work like? How about work-life balance? What is the pay? What kind of health care plan is available? These are all important to ask and take into consideration when making career decisions. But what about when a company offers all of that and something more; how do you value that? What sets a career and company apart from others? Here are three out-of-the-box questions to ask yourself when considering a new career that will offer some unique career opportunities.

Are you making a difference?

The TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Las Vegas crew was eager to get our national community giving program, Movers for Moms®, off to a great start.

Many people strive to make an impact on the business, but how often do we look beyond our career and company, and into the communities we call home? Are you making a difference in the community? Here at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, there is a reason we have identified ourselves as “Movers Who Care®”. Not many companies provide and prioritize opportunities to give back like our company. In 2016 alone, franchises nationwide donated more than $3 million worth of moving services to veterans, struggling mothers, and those in need. One of the greatest things about working for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is knowing you are able to better yourself professionally while making an impact on the community where you live.

Will your skills be utilized in creative ways?

Does your employer value you and the life experience you can bring to the table? At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, we are always looking for new and creative ways to expand our business, and we rely heavily on the team of people we work with to lend their creativity and passion to move our business forward. Last year we were contracted to provide trucks to transport equipment for the COPA America Centenario soccer tournament. Our local franchises teamed up with Home Office staff to find a new and creative ways to complete this project with excellence. One Home Office team member, Mark List, played a crucial role in coordinating this project with local TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® offices. When asked if he ever thought he would have an opportunity like this in his role as a DOT and fleet safety specialist, this was his response.

“No way, even last year I wouldn’t have believed it,” List said. “I think far too often, people (and myself early in my time here) look at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® as strictly a residential moving company, but thanks to our National Accounts team, we are changing that! As a brand, COPA solidified the fact that we can take on anything when we band together as a system. I was very fortunate to have a solid team of individuals that helped me at the local franchise level. These days, very little surprises me regarding TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® as a company and brand, because we continue to take on new challenges and conquer them together.”

It’s important to align with a company that identifies you as an important part of the organization and fosters an environment were you are given the chance to use your skills to meet unique business needs.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Chicago crew members Jeff and Ethan working to move team equipment during the COPA América Centenario soccer tournament!

Do you believe in the brand?

A lot of companies have mission statements or core values that are posted on websites and printed on walls, but never talked about. At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, our mission is to “move people forward”, both in business, and in life. Our core values come through on all levels of business. Whether you are working with customers or coworkers, it’s evident that TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® works hard to create a workspace and culture that helps you to be the best version of yourself. It’s easy to believe in a company and a brand that always has the best interest of others in mind.

We all want a career that provides good pay, work-life balance, and benefits, but that is not all that makes up a dream job. In most cases what makes a career truly fulfilling is that you believe in the service or product your company offers, that you are given the chance to try new things, and you can make an impact on the community you live in. That is why at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, we strive to prioritize the things that make us truly a unique career destination.

Hopefully this these questions will help you to gain some unique perspective when considering what you want out of your next career move. To make that next move with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, visit our careers website to view open jobs and apply online today!

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