12. How many different companies have you voluntarily left in the last 4 years?
More than 5
If you quit one job within a year it doesn’t look too bad, but if you regularly leave jobs especially throughout the course of four years, it reflects poorly, regardless of the reason why. That is because turnover is one of the biggest expenses that a company can have. The USPS is less likely to choose candidates who have a track record of not sticking it out, to avoid losing money by paying associates who are not serious about a Postal Career.
13. How often have you earned special recognition or bonuses for doing good work?
More than 10 times
Not applicable -first job
The Postal Service expects Mail Handlers to be hard working. Of course, with hard work comes credit and recognition. The higher the number of honors the more you will appeal to USPS. Think back and try to recall every time you received a weekly or monthly recognition. This can include every time an employer gave you a letter of commendation, no matter what the topic (perfect attendance, met and exceeded a department goal, had the highest Quality Assurance scores in the department, etc.)
14. How many different jobs have you left voluntarily in the last 4 years?
More than 5
This question is similar to the previous one where you were asked how many different companies you have left voluntarily. This assessment may sometimes rephrase or reword parts of the question to see if you are being honest and consistent with your responses.
15. Without quitting, what is the longest amount of time you stayed with one company?
Less than 6 months
6 months-1 year
More than 10 years
Not applicable-first job
This question helps the USPS to identify your level of commitment to a company. They are looking for people who if given a career opportunity, are reliable and consistent.