Accessibility Links

Blog

The importance of customer engagement and how to achieve it
The importance of customer engagement and how to achieve it
We are excited to be ranked within the top 25 Most Socially Engaged staffing agencies on LinkedIn for the third consecutive year! While winning awards always feels great, being recognised for the effort, time and energy that we exert to maintain an o...
Posted by: Ruth McKinney
18/10/18
Read more
WRS wins EIC Service and Solutions Award 2018
WRS wins EIC Service and Solutions Award 2018
Seven awards were handed out during the black-tie event attended by over 400 guests including Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion Baroness Rona Fairhead. The gala evening, one of the industry’s premier award ceremonies, included af...
Posted by: Christopher Morton-Collings
16/10/18
Read more
World Mental Health Day 2018 – Managing mental health in the workplace
World Mental Health Day 2018 – Managing mental health in the workplace
For most of us work is a major part of our lives and it is where we spend much of our time, where we get our income and often where we make our friends. No matter how good we are at our jobs there are going to be times when it causes us extra stress ...
Posted by: Daniel Ward
10/10/18
Read more
WRS candidate survey 2018
WRS candidate survey 2018
The results are in for the 2018 WRS candidate survey. Read the below infographic to find out what our candidates had to say about us!        
06/09/18
Read more
A new era for oil and gas exploration
A new era for oil and gas exploration
The price of oil has rebounded with Brent Crude now trading above $70 and signs are that the industry is in recovery, following a tough few years. Oil and gas supply has eased off, demand is robust, and inventory levels are finally eroding. With Oil...
28/06/18
Read more
Get noticed in the mining industry – your guide to creating a great CV
Get noticed in the mining industry – your guide to creating a great CV
No two Curriculum Vitae (CV) are the same and as such, there is no, one, fixed way to approach this often, dreaded task. Perhaps then, this is why our candidates often describe creating a great CV as a challenge. At WRS, our specialist mining divisio...
26/04/18
Read more
New technologies and the changing face of maritime recruitment
New technologies and the changing face of maritime recruitment
New technology is on the way for the marine industry, 2018 has already seen some owner-operators using the latest IT and digitalisation technologies to capture, share and act upon their data, including ‘Cloud’-based solutions to make data...
Posted by: Matthew Spells
11/04/18
Read more
Recruitment fraud advisory from WRS
Recruitment fraud advisory from WRS
At WRS we take the growing risks of recruitment fraud seriously, and as such, have created the following advisory which, outlines what the potential pitfalls are and how to avoid becoming a victim. This list is by no means exhaustive and should be us...
10/04/18
Read more
Understanding the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Hours of Work) Regulations 2018
Understanding the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Hours of Work) Regulations 2018
These regulations, which come into force on 6 April 2018, are designed to consolidate and update the Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002. The 2018 Regulations will predominantly apply to UK sea-going ships, regardless of their geograph...
Posted by: Matthew Spells
03/04/18
Read more
A return to growth in mining exploration
A return to growth in mining exploration
Global exploration budgets increase  In a recent study from S&P Global Market Intelligence, global spending on exploration in non-ferrous metals rose to an estimated US$8.4 billion in 2017, compared with US$7.3 billion in 2016, representing...
Posted by: Lucy Donald
21/03/18
Read more