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Old 03-16-09, 05:28 PM   #1
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Epic win!

Two weeks ago, I interviewed with a major petroleum refiner and exporter for a position involving software development. Considering the other candidates who interviewed for the spot, I thought I didn't have much of a chance. I had a good interview, but wasn't overly ecstatic about the position nor did I set my hopes high. (I've been disillusioned a lot in my previous jobs, and I'm really hoping that I can find one that I actually want to boast and be proud of).

Just got a call today, and it turns out that I have three (and possibly more) site interviews ready for me! I guess they really liked that I do road bike racing...

I'm looking very forward to it and hope to get offers for ALL of them.
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Old 03-16-09, 05:35 PM   #2
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Hey, congrats man!!! Hope they work out for you!!
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Old 03-17-09, 03:16 AM   #3
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Well done, good luck with the secondaries.
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Who is the refiner?
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Old 03-17-09, 08:54 AM   #5
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Great going!

Good luck. I didn't realize you were so close to being done with school yet.
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Good job

So you'll be headed to the Gulf coast soon?
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Congrats, MrC! Keep us updated on how it goes.
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Careful. They'll put you on an oil rig, and someone will slap a "one less cyclist" bumper sticker on their behemoth.
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Careful. They'll put you on an oil rig, and someone will slap a "one less cyclist" bumper sticker on their behemoth.
That was mean....downright mean!

Maybe you're cooler than I thought.
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I don't know if I can specify with whom, but they are very well-known.
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ConocoPhillips, Chevron, or Hess?
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Hey; if I get one, I won't need it (my family might, though).
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Aaaah, THAT refiner.



You know the tank's filled with......
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Ahhh... not sure if they're ours or not...

In any case, if you're doing anything with IT assets at a refinery, you'll likely have to get familiar with Experion. When you get stuck, let me know (notice I said "when" and not "if" hehe)...
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