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BigHoss
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wwtobd with this situation

I have an offer for a considerable raise to go with a major oil company on one of their floating assets, it would be a no brainer except that i am in a decent position at my current platform, but with the way the company is changing my timeline for moving up is starting to stretch out.

im talking an immediate 40% increase in pay and a chance to be hired on with the company within a year, plus after i make a few hitch there is potential for another pay increase.

I would be going from 7 and 7 to 14 and 14


Chad504boy
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re: wwtobd with this situation
do them both.


BigHoss
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re: wwtobd with this situation
hahaha interesting


hashbrowns
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re: wwtobd with this situation
If it was me I'd be all over the new job. But I'm looking at a huge decrease in pay coming up in the spring.


JL
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re: wwtobd with this situation
Not sure where you live in relation to where you have to catch a chopper, but i have always liked 14/14 better, less time spent travelling so you actually have more days to yourself. I always like a new challenge also, any time i get a chance to move to a new area within my company i jump at it.


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Nascar Fan
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re: wwtobd with this situation
I would take it


Edit: 7&7 is for pusses
This post was edited on 12/7 at 1:08 pm


Dale Doubak
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re: wwtobd with this situation
New job...no brainer


4LSU2
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re: wwtobd with this situation
Any time you can advance yourself in your career, you take it, IMO.



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bbvdd
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re: wwtobd with this situation
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a chance to be hired on with the company within a year


This sounds like you would be hired on as a contractor. As a contractor would you have any additional benefits? 401k and insurance?

40% increase may sound nice but if you don't have insurance and anyone in your family gets sick and needs a hospital stay you can kiss that 40%+ goodbye.

I'd want security of a job as well. Your post said there was a "chance" to be hired on.
This post was edited on 12/7 at 1:05 pm


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sloopy
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re: wwtobd with this situation
I would jump all over a 40% pay increase.


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4X4DEMON
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re: wwtobd with this situation
So you're not going to be hired on immediatly? The money sounds great but what is the potential that you'd get layed off from the new job before that first year was up?


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braindeadboxer
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re: wwtobd with this situation
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it would be a no brainer


Seems like it still is


Hammertime
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re: wwtobd with this situation
Take the job. Work for a year or two. Transfer to a job you like better with and keep your job title and pay


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Geaux Smoke
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re: wwtobd with this situation
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New job...no brainer



El Josey Wales
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re: wwtobd with this situation
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New job...no brainer




BigHoss
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re: wwtobd with this situation
yes, will be contract, but will still have the same benefits and all as i have now.

I am single with no dependents or anything so its not that big of a deal


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Slickback
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re: wwtobd with this situation
The new company sounds to good to pass up IMO.


GREENHEAD22
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re: wwtobd with this situation
Jump all over that shit, I always liked 14&14 better anyway and working for a oil company is as high as you can get in our industry. Benefits alone should make it a no brainier.


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