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How companies are supporting employees during COVID-19
How companies are supporting employees during COVID-19
The Coronavirus pandemic has had a profound impact on mental health. As with the virus itself, this is a global health crisis that has swamped local health systems. Here in the UK, employees switched to working from home, altering work environments i...
Posted by: Emma Upton
16/10/20
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Renewable energy: how far has it come in the last 20 years?
Renewable energy: how far has it come in the last 20 years?
Renewable energy has progressed hugely over the last 20 years. During the 1990s, both wind and solar power were expensive and were not very efficient at producing energy. For example, in 1992 the highest efficiency rate for solar panels was just 16%...
Posted by: Chloe Jordan
16/10/20
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Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month
Given that WRS specialises in recruitment within the oil and gas, renewable energy, mining and technology sectors, we know a thing or two about scientists and engineers. In fact, our consultants spend most of their time speaking to these technically ...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
15/10/20
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Renewable Energy Division Spotlight
Renewable Energy Division Spotlight
Earlier this year WRS expanded into the renewable energy sector. Since then, we have partnered with some of the world’s most prestigious and forward-thinking renewable energy companies. So, we thought we’d take this opportunity to sit dow...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
09/10/20
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Largest oil fields in the world
Largest oil fields in the world
In order to meet the world’s growing demand for energy, oil and gas companies invest heavily in developing their oil fields. However, with resources declining – which oil fields have the most left? WRS investigates. 10 – Aghajari ...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
09/10/20
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What's it like to work abroad as a contractor?
What's it like to work abroad as a contractor?
WRS offers a suite of services including permanent and contract recruitment, global mobility, executive search and consultancy and managed services. This benefits our clients who can rely on us for a complete package of workforce solutions. We offer ...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
02/10/20
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Australia’s biggest mining projects
Australia’s biggest mining projects
Western Australia currently leads the way with the highest number of mining projects committed to or at the feasibility stage. Another region set for expansion is Queensland, with upcoming developments in a diverse range of commodities including coal...
Posted by: Fay Solomon
30/09/20
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Welcome to WRS: Pete Jones
Welcome to WRS: Pete Jones
It’s always exciting when we get new additions to the team. WRS welcomed Pete Jones who joins the Energy Division as a Senior Recruitment Consultant. We sat down with Pete to find out more about the energy divisions latest addition. What do...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
25/09/20
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Offshore wind farms of the future
Offshore wind farms of the future
Since 1991 when the first offshore wind turbine was installed off the coast of Denmark, wind power has come a long way. At present, the largest markets in offshore wind development are the UK, Germany, China, Denmark and Belgium, representing nearly...
Posted by: Chloe Jordan
25/09/20
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Workplace mental health & wellbeing challenges
Workplace mental health & wellbeing challenges
In the UK, mental health is the most common cause for long-term sickness absence. Work-related stress, anxiety and depression account for a staggering 44% of work-related ill health and 54% of working days lost in 2018/2019 (HSE, 2019). Poor mental h...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
21/09/20
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