Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Asking the right questions makes the world work better.
1. What can you tell me about the importance of Diversity at UPS?
As a global organization that does business in over 220 countries, UPS embraces diversity at every level. With our unmatched ethical practices and promote from within culture, employees have an opportunity to grow and succeed within the organization. At the heart of all that we do, diversity allows us to bring different perspectives together and help the world work better for everyone.
Hear what UPSers, themselves, have to say about Diversity within UPS:
2. How does the “promote-from-within culture” help support career development at every level?
With our unique promote-from-within culture, you’ll always find exciting new opportunities at every level of the organization. From training and education to growth and empowerment, you have the freedom to forge a career path that can take you anywhere you want to go. We also encourage employees to pursue and accomplish their educational goals, while taking advantage of UPS’s various support opportunities.
Hear what UPSers, themselves, have to say about career development within UPS:
3. Does UPS provide training to its employees?
Going the extra mile for our customers means having the right talent in the right place at the right time. That’s why we’re constantly challenging every member of our team to take the next step in their career. Here at UPS, we believe education is an ongoing process. That’s why we pride ourselves on offering rewarding opportunities that can take you anywhere you want to go. You’ll have the freedom to forge your own career path, while gaining the tools you need for continued growth within the company.
Our training programs help you understand the business and expose you to multiple opportunities at every level of the organization—no matter where you want your career to go.
Hear what UPSers, themselves, have to say about training within UPS:
4. What is it like to work as a UPS Package Delivery Driver?
As a UPS Driver, you’re an ambassador to the community, to neighbors and to friends. As part of our worldwide fleet, you put a face and a voice to UPS’s global initiatives with a warm smile, a friendly greeting and impeccable service. And you’ll know the rewards of keeping our wheels rolling every day. In fact, approximately 82% of the UPS workforce is involved in freight and package handling, driving motor vehicles, or both.
Hear what Michelle, a UPS Package Delivery Driver, as to say about working at UPS and how it helps make her world work better:
5. What is it like to work as a UPS Sales Account Executive?
As a UPS sales professional, you can feel confident selling for a company that sets the standard in reliability. Having the UPS name behind you as a sales person opens doors. You’ll join a diverse team of experts, who deliver cutting-edge innovations throughout the world of global commerce. Whether it’s creating business solutions, improving critical measures of performance or meeting environmental objectives, your ingenuity and intellect serve to meet these challenges, each and everyday.
Hear what Jill, a UPS Sales Account Executive, has to say about working at UPS and how it helps make her world work better:
6. Is it true that many senior managers from UPS started off as part-time employees?
Although UPS is constantly hiring for positions at every level, most UPS associates and managers begin their career as Part-time Package Handlers or seasonal Driver Helpers. At UPS, we’re passionate about maintaining a promote-from-within culture and have a firm commitment to continuing the education and training of every employee. Imagine, the ability to career hop globally without ever having to leave the organization.
Hear what three senior UPS managers have to say about working at UPS and how it helps make their world work better: