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Another Day in the Oilsands

Here I sit alone in my semi truck at an oilsands plant between Conklin and Fort McMurray. The cab offers relieving refuge from the scorching northern Alberta heat, with a helping hand from the prairie winds. 679 more words


Mid-2018 Goal Update

I’ve been daydreaming about getting the CPA, since I am my own company’s accountant and have the patience for it. What I do seems to be working currently anyways. 62 more words


Federal government to study oil and gas competition

It looks like Canada’s role on the international oil and gas stage is shrinking, and Ottawa wants to know why.

The federal government will pay up to $280,000 for a study looking at the attractiveness of Canada’s upstream oil and gas industry to investors, as well as the effects of regulations and policies worldwide. 370 more words


The Decline of the Worker's Market

“I’m cheaper than the rest of them, so technically you’re paying me less.”

“Well you being cheaper gives them a reason to give you work.”

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March 2018: Month 58 in Alberta

After an abysmal February, March has brought some light and hope for 2018. The new oilfield services company I am contracting myself to isn’t the busiest. 992 more words


Headline Reads: Growing grey wave set to crash on Alberta trades

Even though a lot of employers don’t like to admit it, it has already started and the Millenials don’t want to fill the widening gap of the unfilled positions that are cropping up in every sector of Alberta’s economy. 84 more words


Pursuit of Meeting others' Expectations

How can I be a better candidate? How can I be better for you? 

Such are questions so often questioned in both the career and dating worlds.

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