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west haven in Wallingford, Connecticut

74 months ago

i think i read on here that someone has an interview scheduled in october

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dm in Bristol, Connecticut

74 months ago

o and i think pt went until may 6th instead of the planed may 1st becasue so many people applied

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

rmjunior in amston said: Were they testing a couple days out of every month ?

When I went up to the desk, to provide the passing form at the PT; she had a scheudling book and after she had provided the original date, i informed her I could not do it, she then said, you may pick a date....
My cousin went to the PT on the 1st... he was schdule for September.

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

rmjunior in amston said: Yeah I'm also in the army but my interview was july 16th dam

I love the benefits the state provide to miliary ..especially corrections.

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

I work part time, for the Hartford Focus Research Group. Wanted to share, if someone is interested in making $125 in just 2 hours. This is what I am looking for...
If you are eligible, or might someone who is eligible and available... email me @ Analee7893@comcast.net
MOTOR OIL FOCUS GROUPS
*Looking for males and females, 25-55 years old
*High school graduate or higher education
*Household income (need 2 between $20,-30K, the rest must be over $30K
*Own their car not lease
*Changed their motor oil at least 3 times in the past 12 months.
* Whether you change your oil yourself or have someone else change it for you,you MUST CHOOSE the brand used most often from (Castrol, Pennzoil, Valvoline, Quaker or Mobil 5000 only) and it must be Conventional, High Mileage and Synthetic Blend oil.
* Mileage: people who used high mileage must have over 75,000+miles

Please answer the following information above. Also provide
Name
Phone
Brand used most often

Groups are being held in Famington, CT and the incentive is $125 for a 2 hour session. You must be available one of these days and times.
On August 5th
Males - 3-5pm, 5:30-7:30pm, 8pm-10pm
August 6th
Males - 12:30-2:30pm, 3-5pm, 8pm-10pm
Females - 5:30-7:30pm
August 19th
Females - 3-5pm, 8pm-10pm
Males - 5:30-7:30pm
August 20th
Females - 12:30-2:30pm, 3-5pm, 5:30-7:30pm, 8pm-10pm
Please do not respond if you have participated in any type of marketing
research study in the past 6 months.
Email me @ Analee7893@comcast.net.

Thanks

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KG13 in Newington, Connecticut

74 months ago

I finally received a phone call today, they asked for a copy of my w-2's. They also contacted my employer today. This is definitely a step in the right direction. Not sure what they r thinking but I guess that means I passed the oral. My oral was June 2nd. Good luck to all, I know how badly everyone wants/needs this opportunity.

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rmjunior in amston

74 months ago

Why did they ask for your w2s.

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KG13 in Newington, Connecticut

74 months ago

they asked for w-2 because I work for my father. They just want to make sure that I am not lying.

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rmjunior in amston

74 months ago

I thought that they can look that info up anyway with employment check.

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rmjunior in amston

74 months ago

Did they call your dad to check or what and how long after your interview

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KG13 in Newington, Connecticut

74 months ago

I guess not. I have to fax the info in the morning.

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KG13 in Newington, Connecticut

74 months ago

They did call my father today, but he was out of the office. he called back and left a message. then they called my cell phone 5 min later and asked 4 my w-2. It took them about 8 weeks to contact him

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wal in Wallingford, Connecticut

74 months ago

they should have personal references for situations when people don't have w2's or former employers to contact. it seems the employer check is the main thing they are doing for everybody. me and my brother both got called asking for more info on previous jobs we had that we couldn't remember old supervisors names or numbers. anybody know what else the background check consists of?

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rmjunior in amston

74 months ago

Oh dam so they new about jobs u didn't write down???

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wal in Wallingford, Connecticut

74 months ago

no they just asked for ALL time to be accounted for. whether unemployed or in school. i've had so many odd jobs here and there it's impossible to remember all the details. w2's are long gone as well as the memory of some supervisors names and numbers.

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KG13 in Newington, Connecticut

74 months ago

this process is so exhausting, it really messes with your head. I keep trying to figure out what they r thinking instead of just letting it happen. I want this opportunity so badly.

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rmjunior in amston

74 months ago

Dude if they called you your in !! Don't sweat it

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wal in Wallingford, Connecticut

74 months ago

yeah like i'm worried since they have so many applicants that if they can't get in touch w/ former employers they just tear up my app and move on to the next one. plus my boss is being stubborn and i don't think he even called the person back yet!

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KG13 in Newington, Connecticut

74 months ago

I hope so rm. good luck to u

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Q.G. in waterbury, connecticut in Wayne, Pennsylvania

74 months ago

Just a short message for every1.. I know its exciting and every1 is anxious. i am too! But the DOC is not 4 every1. Please dont just think about payday, and how much your gonna make. Mental toughness is the key to perform this job. I have 2 close friends that "used to be in the department" one lasted 2yrs the other 3yrs. Both of them said that the money's good but, u see and deal with alot and they didnt feel like it was worth the mental stress. PPl have also been hired and quit the within the first month.. So with jobs being hard to get please consider what im saying b4 u decide to leave your employer if employed.. I've been working for the same company for 6yrs but the DOC is where my heart is at and mentally im ready.. Good luck to all!

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dm in Bristol, Connecticut

74 months ago

so for those who have been hired do you know what facility you have been assigned to yet? has anyone heard anything new

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rmjunior in amston

74 months ago

Dam still haven't got called yet!!! My interview was july 16 ! Do u guys think ill get a chance this class ??

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Junior03 in New Britain, Connecticut

74 months ago

That make two of us!

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JaY in Bridgeport, Connecticut

74 months ago

My interview was May 21 and i still haven't gotten called yet..So i think We all still have a chance..Even if we don't make this class we'll make the next...You still have to take into consideration the people who get called for the Academy and decide its not for them during the first couple of weeks or fail the training.

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wal in Wolcott, Connecticut

74 months ago

i had mine june 2nd and they started calling former employers two weeks ago. still waiting for the offer too.

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QG in Waterbury, Connecticut

74 months ago

Does anyone know when the next academy is? My interview is not until Aug. 6. So i know im not getting in this 1st academy on the 14th i just look at it as more time for preparation, but if anyone knows the next academy let me know. Thanks!

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

dm in Bristol, Connecticut said: so for those who have been hired do you know what facility you have been assigned to yet? has anyone heard anything new

You dont know that until the orientation day, when they give you, your uniform and the package with all of your papers.

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

QG in Waterbury, Connecticut said: Does anyone know when the next academy is? My interview is not until Aug. 6. So i know im not getting in this 1st academy on the 14th i just look at it as more time for preparation, but if anyone knows the next academy let me know. Thanks!

Dont mark me on this...but I heard they might have one in September.

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dm in Bristol, Connecticut

74 months ago

so i think i have come to the realization that im not getting into the first class. has anyone else given up on the first class or am i just being a downer. i dont mind if i dont make it until the second class. the reason i would prefer to be in the first class is because i am in college and i dont want to start the semester and then have to withdraw from the class half way through if they decide to put another class through in oct.

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rmjunior in amston

74 months ago

Never givve up hope bro. If its for u, then you will get it.

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dm in Bristol, Connecticut

74 months ago

im just impatient. i waited a year just for the application process to start.

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QG in Waterbury, Connecticut

74 months ago

Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut said: Dont mark me on this...but I heard they might have one in September.

Yeah I heard September too. I thought it was b.s. but if you heard the samething then maybe its true. Thanks!

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sid in Wolcott, Connecticut

74 months ago

where have you guys heard september?

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sid in Wolcott, Connecticut

74 months ago

i don't know what these people are looking for. i scored in the 90's on my exam, easily passed the physical and oral, have college, a clean record, and even work in the security industry. what does it take to get a job offer?!?!

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

sid in Wolcott, Connecticut said: i don't know what these people are looking for. i scored in the 90's on my exam, easily passed the physical and oral, have college, a clean record, and even work in the security industry. what does it take to get a job offer?!?!

Remember, they are over 500 applicants. Not sure about the number, but we are all withing a very large group of applicants.
All scored with passing scores, all pass PT's and must have a clean record... some college, some dont, but we just never know..as we interview, few cutt off, then background, another few, and it goes on.... What I dont understand, why do they allow like 1000's of applicates and a few openings....

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

sid in Wolcott, Connecticut said: where have you guys heard september?

Not set in stone; just heard with in.

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

I still have spots opening for: the Motor Oil Focus group!
see if you qualify...I work part time at the Hartford research Center. I have a focus group available……must be over 25yrs old!
A 2 hour discussion/group on August 5th, 6th , 19th or the 20th….in Farmington, CT. The purpose is to learn about how you take care of your vehicle. Sit down for 2 hours, talk and then walk out with $125!!! That’s all JUST for your opinion.
Once qualified, you get an email with a survey before attending the class/group.Let me know!!! If you interested or anyone else that might be qualified. Email back at Analee7893@comcast.net
PS; a few of the guys here in the forum, emailed me, and so far one got qualifed...... Hey is its $125 for 2 hours for nothing!!!!!!!!!

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sid in Wolcott, Connecticut

74 months ago

true true...what kind of stuff in the background could knock someone out of the running?

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

sid in Wolcott, Connecticut said: true true...what kind of stuff in the background could knock someone out of the running?

I dont even know..... for example look at me...
had high score, have college, in the military for 8 years AND have EXPERIENCE - with the CONNECTICUT DOC (as a CO) and still have not heard anything!

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sid in Wolcott, Connecticut

74 months ago

oh man thats crazy! now i don't feel so bad. watch them call us the day before haha. good luck! are you in the guard?

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Analee7893 in Windsor, Connecticut

74 months ago

sid in Wolcott, Connecticut said: oh man thats crazy! now i don't feel so bad. watch them call us the day before haha. good luck! are you in the guard?

I wish they call us the day before! LOL.
I was in the Guard as an engineer, now I am in the Reserves.

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sid in Wolcott, Connecticut

74 months ago

good stuff. if this doesn't work out i'm definately joining.

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QG in Waterbury, Connecticut

74 months ago

sid in Wolcott, Connecticut said: where have you guys heard september?

My uncle told me that its possibility of a September or Oct. academy. He retired from DOC last year. he said he would make some phone calls, and get more info for me. Soon as he does ill post it for u guys.

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rmjunior in amston

74 months ago

Go infantry

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sid in Wolcott, Connecticut

74 months ago

all i know is that 425 took early retirement so w/ this class of 125 it still leaves a big shortage of 300 officers for this year, so a sept or oct class would make sense...

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Junior03 in New Britain, Connecticut

74 months ago

Has any one heard anything else regarding the August academy class?

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jAY in Bridgeport, Connecticut

74 months ago

i still haven't heard anything else..not sure if anyone is interested in police officer jobs but Orange is Hiring , Cheshire, New Haven, And i believe Guilford...

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giaco in Naugatuck, Connecticut

74 months ago

anybody get called?

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KG13 in Newington, Connecticut

74 months ago

Haven't heard anything either!!!! getting frustrated

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dm in Bristol, Connecticut

74 months ago

it would be nice if we knew if they have already hired the entire class that is starting in Aug, then at least we can stop biting our nails praying that the phone would ring

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