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What’s it like working offshore as a woman
What’s it like working offshore as a woman
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work offshore? What’s life really like on board a ship at sea for weeks or even months? And just who are the people who decide to pursue this as their career? As part of a brand-new blog series, WR...
Posted by: Richard Baillie-Gray
01/04/20
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Top three advantages of working from home
Top three advantages of working from home
With much of the world in lockdown or encouraging social distancing, many of us find ourselves working from home. It’s not possible to do this in every industry, but the staff at WRS have been able to set up remotely and continue working to ass...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
26/03/20
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Productivity tips for working at home
Productivity tips for working at home
Working from home can be hugely liberating. You’ve got a lot more autonomy without a manager sat next to you. It’s a short commute from your bed to the laptop which means an extra half an hour in bed and less money spent on fuel. But, wo...
Posted by: Richard Baillie-Gray
17/03/20
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International insights: Saudi Arabia opportunities
International insights: Saudi Arabia opportunities
The previous instalment of our international insights covered Kurdistan and the opportunities that exist for experienced personnel within the energy sector. In this edition, we shine a light on Saudi Arabia and the opportunities that are on offer. ...
Posted by: Dean Greenwood
13/03/20
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How to answer: what’s your greatest weakness?
How to answer: what’s your greatest weakness?
Picture the scene. Your interview is going well, then the Hiring Manager asks that question. You know, that one. The trickiest of all. “So tell me, what’s your greatest weakness?” It all hangs in the balance. If you answer it we...
Posted by: Megan Cartwright
10/03/20
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Life offshore: Rizaldo Zunio, Electro-technical Officer
Life offshore: Rizaldo Zunio, Electro-technical Officer
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work offshore? As part of a brand-new blog series, WRS has been interviewing candidates who are currently working offshore to gain a better insight into what their lives are like. This week, we sat dow...
Posted by: Richard Baillie-Gray
04/03/20
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Career change: how to switch industries
Career change: how to switch industries
Wanting to work in a different sector? You’re not alone. A lot of us want to change industries, but it can be a problem knowing where to start. Indeed surveyed 662 full-time U.S. workers from a variety of industries and educational levels, a w...
Posted by: Luis Leon
03/03/20
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Our man in Kurdistan
Our man in Kurdistan
A few weeks ago, Chris Cunnane - Kurdistan Development Manager, flew out to Kurdistan to work at our office in Erbil, the Iraqi capital of Kurdistan. WRS has been operating in Kurdistan since 2015 working with all the major oil and gas companies. Chr...
Posted by: Christopher Cunnane
26/02/20
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How much time should you spend in a job?
How much time should you spend in a job?
The world of work has changed, and we’ve got the data to prove it. The stats show that, on average, Baby Boomers spent 20 years in one job. Nowadays, Millennials are expected to have 30 jobs over the course of their working life, which means th...
Posted by: James Cant
25/02/20
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Welcome to WRS: Sean Jenkins
Welcome to WRS: Sean Jenkins
It’s always exciting when we get a new addition to the team. On Monday WRS welcomed Sean Jenkins to the Energy Division as a Senior Recruitment Consultant. Sean has five years of recruitment experience under his belt and is eager to make an imp...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
21/02/20
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