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Jeremy Woo

Myth: I can make more money in oil, gas, and mining.

July 30, 2013 11:43 am Published by

Fact: There is no way to prove this definitively, as the variety of positions is incredible. We can say that Tolko offers competitive wages in our wide range of careers.

However, when you’re ready to settle down after making money by working on the rigs, living in temporary housing or commuting each week, we hope that you will think of us first.

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Myth: There is no future in forestry.

July 29, 2013 11:40 am Published by

Fact: The forestry industry changing quickly. New markets are opening rapidly in the booming Asia-Pacific region. An insatiable thirst for building material has quickly opened once-unthinkable gateways. The economy is picking up again in more established domestic markets. New, innovative products are propelling sales, and consumers are more conscious than ever about using renewable resources. Bio-fuels, bio-plastics, pharmaceuticals,

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This Isn’t Your Father’s Forestry

July 26, 2013 5:57 pm Published by

Tolko takes co-ops and interns seriously. This isn’t your father’s forestry.

Working in human resources, I realize that the numbers don’t lie: forestry’s aging workforce is an unavoidable challenge for the industry for the next decade.

Luckily, Tolko has taken notice of the issue. An era of increased retirements has come to stay. In response, Tolko has overhauled its approach in recruiting youth and students,

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Myth: Mills are located in the middle of nowhere with nothing to do.

July 23, 2013 12:05 pm Published by

Fact: Quite the contrary! Tolko’s mills are all located in towns. This means that you can actually live in the city or town of your operation. Five of Tolko’s mills are located 20 minutes from Vernon. Here in Vernon, we have all of the amenities you might expect and more – department stores, malls, restaurants, shopping, supermarkets, movie theatres,

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