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Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months!
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RE: Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months!
(07-22-2013 08:02 PM)Kdog Wrote:  So I have sent a lot of emails and I have only gotten a few back. So far I have 2 for sure managers to call in the trade I'm interested in once I arrive. I have written down all the phone numbers for places I have sent my resume/driver abstract to. I'm just wondering, what time do you guys think is best for calling and reaching the managers or people in charge on hiring? I would like to have a good 5 or more appointments set up for when I arrive so I have something to work on. I know I will feel better and get much better responses when I start hitting the pavement! I was talking to my friend about drilling and well service rigs and he was telling me its really not as big of a deal like it's made out to be once you get over the mental aspect of it. It is very tempting as you start out at 8-10k a month for a lease/floor hand, but I really don't think I am cut out for that insane labour. Also unless you do something like Irishman I don't think its much of a career especially once you get into 30s-40s and your body starts to break down.

Avoid Monday mornings and Friday afternoons, I think Wednesday at 2PM is the perfect time to call.

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07-22-2013 09:46 PM
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Risks, opportunities, import/export - OSL - 03-16-2013, 06:58 AM
RE: Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months! - scotian - 07-22-2013 09:46 PM