So your first few weeks were busy. Maybe you were scheduled for two different blocks totaling about 12 hours and then you picked up a couple of shifts when you got the push notifications. Easy right? Well…the next schedule comes out and you are competing with 180 other drivers to get a limited amount of scheduled blocks and you get…nothing. So you keep your phone handy, waiting for the alert of a push notification, but you hear nothing. You open the app and it shows you this:
So you close the app and go on about your day checking it now and again. But you keep getting the same screen. Now you’re thinking, did I do something wrong? I showed up on time and delivered on time. Did I get fired?
Welcome to the point when you realize that this job is not about delivering packages.
This job is about getting the shifts to deliver packages.
The sooner you realize this, the better.