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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!
the good thing about working in the oilsands is that when you're back you can totally ignore shitty roommates if you work shifts in and out of town, just don't be the main guy on the lease. But man there's so much opportunity here once your in, you're in and I'm just shocked at all the idiocy that goes on here and people that get away with it. Frankly, if you work hard and stand up to bullshit there is just so much room to advance, it may be shitty right now; but I'm shaking with excitement with what I can do once I get some money, connections, and skills here.

Also when there's downtime, don't waste it. Use it to learn some skill or something, or network, meet people etc. I went from working 80-100 hrs a week to having downtime for over a month in july. It drove me nuts, I wanted to kill myself and pissed all the time away doing nothing. Now I can barely check my emails and do any reading.
09-18-2013 11:26 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! - Jack Of All Trades - 09-18-2013 11:26 PM