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    Default ExtraSlow got a job - For reals yo.

    Hey guys, some of you have been following my employment journey from petroleum engineering, to unemployment, self employment, car rental and a few dead-end paths as well (IT support, network design and a railway). I truly want to thank the many of you who offered me advice, leads, coffee, introductions and even the one beyonder who offered me a survival job.

    However, I just started a new position at an oilfield service company doing applications engineering and sales support. It's similar in concept to some positions I've had in the past, b ut what really makes this one special is that I truly feel that a) I can help this company in a way their current people can't and b) I think this company has some technology that really sets it apart from it's competition.

    Anyone who follows me on LinkedIn will see my update there in a day or two, and anyone who wants to meet up, I'll buy the coffee this time!
    Bring on the double meat subs!
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    To answer a couple of questions:
    1) Was this from the yellow shirt? YES, the yellow shirt campaign at the oil show directly lead to a discussion with the hiring manager, an in-person interview, and a very quick job offer.
    2) Does this mean the Canadian oil and gas industry is heating back up? NO, the outlook is still very weak in the near-term, but as always, the longer term prospects are strong. I personally don't think we'll ever have the same total petroleum employment in Alberta that we once did, but the industry itself will survive and thrive, I firmly believe that.
    3) are you going to buy a bunch of stupid crap now? MAYBE, I do need a new laptop for work, and a few other things in the short term. Probably a new truck, but I'm not sure how soon that's happening.
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    Fuck. Yes. So happy for you man!! Been a long road!

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    Fucking rights.

    So you taking guys out to flames games yet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by killramos View Post
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    So you taking guys out to flames games yet?
    Coffee only for tire-kickers. Flames games are for closers.

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    Coffee it is! $1.94 at a time buddy.
    Originally posted by Thales of Miletus

    If you think I have been trying to present myself as intellectually superior, then you truly are a dimwit.
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    It's a deal.

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    congrats, perhaps less beyond time now.

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    It's a real honour that you updated beyond before linkedin... I tried to creep for more deets.

    Ill send you a text next week when im back in town.
    Originally posted by Thales of Miletus

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    Hell yea buddy! Glad to hear. I'll have to find you on Linked In to find out where you went. I always appreciate dealing with decent sales guys
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    Meh, they all look like Jackie Chan to me
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    You dudes have some squeaky clean assholes. I commend you.

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    It was your beyond reps, right?

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    Congrats buddy! Great news. Hopefully now that it'll be a little bit less time on Beyond from you, some of us other users can get some of the rep points going. lol.

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    I also want to know where he went so I can buy the stock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buster View Post
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    I also want to know where he went so I can buy the stock.
    Buy on rumour, sell on news. Anyway, it's not publicly traded. Although, maybe your people want to buy a chunk of it?

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    Congrats man! Was an epic journey following you over the last while.
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    Congrats!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExtraSlow View Post
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    Buy on rumour, sell on news. Anyway, it's not publicly traded. Although, maybe your people want to buy a chunk of it?
    Group buy?
    Originally posted by Thales of Miletus

    If you think I have been trying to present myself as intellectually superior, then you truly are a dimwit.
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    Woohoo! Enjoy getting back to the job force.

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    Congrats man! I’ve also creeped LinkedIn...

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    Congrats man! Always nice to hear of someone getting back into the game!

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