ScorpionKing, Having re read your post and as someone who has hired help over the last 20 years a few things really stand. You admit that you posted on a public forum about a former employer. So if you don't get your way if you have a wireless connection you will get them back.
Someone give me a decent shot. Can you drive a Semi? Have your CDL's? Willing to get your CDL's? Why didn't you go get them in your off time? OH you want me to pay for your training so then you can blow with your new licences. Got it. You want a decent offer? What is that, well I know you need Internet access to tell everyone how you would run the show if you owned it. You need a new bunk house or house trailer? Something to tow it with? How about a 30 hour work week?
I think it would be easier if you would just tell everyone what you need. Bus ticket? 1500 a week? New pick up truck to drive? That way owner won't have to take the time out from working to beg you to come work for them.
Sorry if this seems harsh, but in all reality this is just like any of the other green help that walks in, you don't know if they will stay and if they stay how much BS will they stir. He has already admitted that this is his MO. Magfly has it correct, start with Name and work forward.