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Posted: 11/1/2011 1:05:13 PM EST
Does anyone have any idea of how somone would get a job at Glock? I've been looking for employment links or contact information and have been having trouble finding any. I want to move back into the Atlanta area and figure I might as well give them a try, as it would pretty much be a dream job for me. On a related note if anyone knows of any openings in the Metro Atlanta area in the manufacturing industry, particulary quality control, let me know please.
Link Posted: 11/1/2011 1:13:25 PM EST
There's some manufacturing stuff.

Link Posted: 11/1/2011 1:28:07 PM EST
Contact GACop on here, I know he had just went to do an interview with them not too long ago. I am not sure if he got the job or not though.
Link Posted: 11/1/2011 1:37:24 PM EST
Glock Employment Line - 678-401-0013
Link Posted: 11/1/2011 3:33:53 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/1/2011 3:43:24 PM EST by GAcop]
They advertise on the GA Dept of Labor website when they have openings.

I had an interview for armorer and didn't get hired. I've been an armorer for over 10 years. They had another opening advertised and I applied again, didn't hear from them.

They won't return phone calls or emails. It's like some snobby, elite club or something.

I'd love to work there, the pays not great but I'd work there until I retire.
Link Posted: 11/1/2011 6:08:47 PM EST
Originally Posted By GAcop:
They advertise on the GA Dept of Labor website when they have openings.

I had an interview for armorer and didn't get hired. I've been an armorer for over 10 years. They had another opening advertised and I applied again, didn't hear from them.

They won't return phone calls or emails. It's like some snobby, elite club or something.

I'd love to work there, the pays not great but I'd work there until I retire.


Can you share a little about your interview? Do you recall what the pay was? Thanks.
Link Posted: 11/1/2011 6:09:44 PM EST
They're supposedly doing a very large expansion. Building a handful of large buildings which back up to a friend's neighborhood. If they aren't hiring now, I presume they will some time soon. There were some news stories recently. Apparently those pesky Austrians were able to get some zoning changes, to get residential land re-zoned for commercial use.

Not bashing glock, just saying what i've heard.
Link Posted: 11/1/2011 6:26:32 PM EST
Originally Posted By AtomicRooster:
Originally Posted By GAcop:
They advertise on the GA Dept of Labor website when they have openings.

I had an interview for armorer and didn't get hired. I've been an armorer for over 10 years. They had another opening advertised and I applied again, didn't hear from them.

They won't return phone calls or emails. It's like some snobby, elite club or something.

I'd love to work there, the pays not great but I'd work there until I retire.


Can you share a little about your interview? Do you recall what the pay was? Thanks.


Armorers start at $11.50/ hr. I also applied for a security guard job there. Guards start at $13.00/ hr. At the interview they gave me a benefits package, I figured it was a done deal, I never have heard of a company giving you benefits info unless they were serious about hiring you. I never heard from them again. I found out second hand that I wasn't hired. I didn't get a letter, email, or phone call.



Link Posted: 11/2/2011 2:48:40 AM EST
Poor form for a firm not to contact or inform you of a lost opportunity.

Not surprising however as when the pendulum swings to the point where the employer gets thousands of applicants for single or few positions, they usually take this stand off approach with candidates. That said when it swings back, people do remember how they were treated and act accordingly.
Link Posted: 11/2/2011 3:07:20 AM EST

Originally Posted By Gone-Postal:
Poor form for a firm not to contact or inform you of a lost opportunity.

Not surprising however as when the pendulum swings to the point where the employer gets thousands of applicants for single or few positions, they usually take this stand off approach with candidates. That said when it swings back, people do remember how they were treated and act accordingly.

I was pretty surprised to see how common place it is for a company to not contact you even after 2nd and 3rd interviews.
Link Posted: 11/2/2011 4:36:12 AM EST
Originally Posted By GAcop:
Originally Posted By AtomicRooster:
Originally Posted By GAcop:
They advertise on the GA Dept of Labor website when they have openings.

I had an interview for armorer and didn't get hired. I've been an armorer for over 10 years. They had another opening advertised and I applied again, didn't hear from them.

They won't return phone calls or emails. It's like some snobby, elite club or something.

I'd love to work there, the pays not great but I'd work there until I retire.


Can you share a little about your interview? Do you recall what the pay was? Thanks.


Armorers start at $11.50/ hr. I also applied for a security guard job there. Guards start at $13.00/ hr. At the interview they gave me a benefits package, I figured it was a done deal, I never have heard of a company giving you benefits info unless they were serious about hiring you. I never heard from them again. I found out second hand that I wasn't hired. I didn't get a letter, email, or phone call.





Wow, I would have figured they would pay more than that. I work for a tier 3 automotive supplier now as a quality control tech and make more than that. Maybe their QC pay is a little better? From the sound of it though it seems like it is the kind of place you have to know someone to get into.
Link Posted: 11/2/2011 8:27:49 AM EST
[Last Edit: 11/2/2011 8:54:21 AM EST by Killjoy321]
I wish FNH or HK was hiring engineer interns
Link Posted: 11/2/2011 9:11:04 AM EST
Originally Posted By Killjoy321:
I wish FNH or HK was hiring engineer interns


You're an engineer? Where are you located and what is your schooling? Send me an e-mail. In January we are bringing on two new engineers in Alpharetta off exit 13 on the 400.
Link Posted: 11/2/2011 1:02:22 PM EST
I used to work for DOL and referred quite a few people down there for job openings.............never heard of one getting an interview

Originally Posted By GAcop:
They advertise on the GA Dept of Labor website when they have openings.

I had an interview for armorer and didn't get hired. I've been an armorer for over 10 years. They had another opening advertised and I applied again, didn't hear from them.

They won't return phone calls or emails. It's like some snobby, elite club or something.

I'd love to work there, the pays not great but I'd work there until I retire.


Link Posted: 11/2/2011 3:47:17 PM EST
Two years ago when I was laid off by Harley Davidson, I put in a butt load of applications, and was interviewed by several companies. The only company that called me back after the interview was the one I went to work for. I have since gone to work for another company and they told me at the interview I was hired pending a drug test and background check. Sometimes we have everything they are looking for, but there may be a physical issue or appearance issue. I was turned down on the spot by a couple of companies for the tatoos on my arms. They said that would not be the official reason the didn't except me. But it was all about the image. Good Luck.

RLTW, Steve,
Link Posted: 11/2/2011 3:53:09 PM EST
Originally Posted By birdbarian:
They're supposedly doing a very large expansion. Building a handful of large buildings which back up to a friend's neighborhood. If they aren't hiring now, I presume they will some time soon. There were some news stories recently. Apparently those pesky Austrians were able to get some zoning changes, to get residential land re-zoned for commercial use.

Not bashing glock, just saying what i've heard.




Not quite accurate , They had the zoning and owned the property before the neighborhood was built. since at least 1985, They just left it woods. When they decided to build the neighbors all got mad when they lost the woods behind there houses.
Link Posted: 11/3/2011 4:51:54 AM EST
Originally Posted By Loner:
Two years ago when I was laid off by Harley Davidson, I put in a butt load of applications, and was interviewed by several companies. The only company that called me back after the interview was the one I went to work for. I have since gone to work for another company and they told me at the interview I was hired pending a drug test and background check. Sometimes we have everything they are looking for, but there may be a physical issue or appearance issue. I was turned down on the spot by a couple of companies for the tatoos on my arms. They said that would not be the official reason the didn't except me. But it was all about the image. Good Luck.

RLTW, Steve,


Geez, I've hired people because they HAD tatoos! Oh wait, that was at HD!
Link Posted: 11/3/2011 5:03:04 AM EST
Originally Posted By seanvi:
Originally Posted By GAcop:
Originally Posted By AtomicRooster:
Originally Posted By GAcop:
They advertise on the GA Dept of Labor website when they have openings.

I had an interview for armorer and didn't get hired. I've been an armorer for over 10 years. They had another opening advertised and I applied again, didn't hear from them.

They won't return phone calls or emails. It's like some snobby, elite club or something.

I'd love to work there, the pays not great but I'd work there until I retire.


Can you share a little about your interview? Do you recall what the pay was? Thanks.


Armorers start at $11.50/ hr. I also applied for a security guard job there. Guards start at $13.00/ hr. At the interview they gave me a benefits package, I figured it was a done deal, I never have heard of a company giving you benefits info unless they were serious about hiring you. I never heard from them again. I found out second hand that I wasn't hired. I didn't get a letter, email, or phone call.





Wow, I would have figured they would pay more than that. I work for a tier 3 automotive supplier now as a quality control tech and make more than that. Maybe their QC pay is a little better? From the sound of it though it seems like it is the kind of place you have to know someone to get into.


Shooting GSSF might get you in contact with those people.
Link Posted: 11/3/2011 10:30:18 AM EST
Link Posted: 11/3/2011 4:46:29 PM EST
Originally Posted By storl:
$11.50/hr? Geez, that's retail employee pay. I need to start hiring Glock employees.

Coming from the other side of things, I can understand not contacting employees if you do not hire them. When I was at Home Depot corporate, every job we would post would get upwards of five thousand qualified applications, and this was when the economy was good. Corporate recruiting would have algorithms that would narrow that down to a hundred or so, and those were passed on to department recruiting. We would spend about five seconds looking at each application before doing a deeper look and passing them along to a manager. After that was a phone interview, then a couple of longer interviews. Actually hiring someone took an incredible amount of time and telling everyone that they were no longer considered took a lot of time that most departments just didn't have. A conversation like that is never quick.


This is right.


For some jobs I have applied at I didn't expect a return call or email after the interview if I wasn't hired. Others however in which the job has to be filled, and anything over $13.00 per hour pay, and if they are not just "Fishing" Yes I want a "Piss off" or "Congratulations your hired". Emailed.

Now for trying to get a Job at Glock.

Apply for a position at Glock through the DOL, you would be better off spending that time whacking off to porn.

When the paper work they hand you says:
DO NOT CALL
DO NOT Show up in person
ONLY Fax or Email a resume.

Don't expect a happy ending. You see at least have a happy ending whacking off to the porn.


I have worked in manufacturing since I was out of high school. Worked QC/QA at the last 2 real jobs and one was also spent doing engineering work.
The last inverview I had involving QC/QA was a nightmare. Companies are really fishing in the manufacturing industry right now.

And Yes I Know. I have become a Cynical Asshole.
Link Posted: 11/4/2011 8:59:01 AM EST
It amazes me that so many people are out of work and scoff at $11.50 an hour. I have seen dozens of resumes that looked like the company could't exist without them. Then you interview them and see things are not what they appear to be. Too many want things handed to them. Rant over.
YGBSM
Link Posted: 11/4/2011 9:14:40 AM EST
Originally Posted By Glock7:
It amazes me that so many people are out of work and scoff at $11.50 an hour. I have seen dozens of resumes that looked like the company could't exist without them. Then you interview them and see things are not what they appear to be. Too many want things handed to them. Rant over.
YGBSM



Yes, $11.50 seems pretty good compared to being jobless...but it still barely covers daycare for those of us with kids.
Link Posted: 11/4/2011 10:15:19 AM EST
[Last Edit: 11/4/2011 10:15:39 AM EST by AtomicRooster]
hell i'm unemployed.....i'd work my anus off for 11.50 an hour AND beg for OT
Link Posted: 11/4/2011 10:55:07 AM EST
Originally Posted By AtomicRooster:
hell i'm unemployed.....i'd work my anus off for 11.50 an hour AND beg for OT



Me too. I've worked all my life. I'm going nuts without a job.

Link Posted: 11/4/2011 3:26:34 PM EST
Generally the more glamorous, more hobby like the job, the more people that will line up to do it for ramen noodle money.

Fishing guides, armorers, golf pros, etc will never make any money. And if they are so good at their people skills that they do make good money, than odds are they could be making 2x as much doing something else.

The energy / renewables / building efficiency / controls business is growing. It would be a good place to take a low paying job with a chance to down the road make good money.

For those that feel they are underemployed, see if your boss or his boss will pay you to go to training of some sore in your offtime. Certs and training are expensive and it never hurts to ask. I have a buddy in IT and his company paid for him to get his EMT cert. Never hurts to have a plan b.
Link Posted: 11/11/2011 12:35:26 PM EST
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