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Join WRS at Offshore Energy 2019
Join WRS at Offshore Energy 2019
Held from the 7 to the 9 October, this year’s Offshore Energy exhibition and conference is set to attract its biggest audience yet, consisting of over 650 exhibitors and 12,000 visitors from over 90 nationalities. WRS will be at booth 1.528 s...
Posted by: Scott Redfern
30/08/19
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Turning your weaknesses into strengths
Turning your weaknesses into strengths
Taking the time to evaluate what you’re good at and what you enjoy in your day to day work is a great exercise in self-awareness. “What are your strengths and weaknesses?”. A common interview question and something that you should ...
Posted by: Ruth McKinney
24/07/19
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How to find your perfect company fit
How to find your perfect company fit
You might think it’s impossible to know if a company is perfect for you until after you’ve landed the job. But with a bit of research - and asking some important questions - you can find your perfect company fit before you accept an offer...
Posted by: Peter Jackson
10/07/19
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Inside recruitment with Jason
Inside recruitment with Jason
Jason Robertson Jason Robertson, Recruitment consultant – Maritime Team Describe your career path at WRS so far? My career at WRS has been a great success so far. When I first started, I barely I knew anything about recruitment and now I&rsq...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
20/06/19
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8 Common interview mistakes and how to avoid them
8 Common interview mistakes and how to avoid them
What shouldn’t you do at a job interview? WRS take a look at some of the most common job interview mistakes and offer advice on how to avoid them! 1 Not being fully preparedStart your preparation a few days before your interview. Research the...
Posted by: Dan Luke
14/06/19
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Life on site – WRS Q&A
Life on site – WRS Q&A
Ever wondered what it’s like to work on a mining site? We sat down with a candidate we recently placed in West Africa and asked him about what life is like there.  When and how did you decide you wanted to work on site?Working on site was...
Posted by: Ella Cann
10/06/19
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Your guide to living and working in Erbil, Kurdistan
Your guide to living and working in Erbil, Kurdistan
Erbil, also known by its Kurdish name, Hawler, is the capital of Kurdistan and has a population of 1.5 million. Erbil is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, with life in the city dating as far back as 6000 B.C. Erbil is far...
Posted by: Luis Leon
28/05/19
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How to answer: what are your salary expectations?
How to answer: what are your salary expectations?
Why is answering this question so tricky? It’s a relatively straightforward question yet the answer can be quite complicated. You don’t want to undersell yourself, but you don’t want to be unrealistic. Why do interviewers want to ...
Posted by: Josh Stachini
22/05/19
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Thinking about a move abroad to develop your career?
Thinking about a move abroad to develop your career?
If you’re thinking of moving overseas to widen your career prospects, we’ve collected the best advice from our experts at WRS. Here are eight top tips to starting a successful career overseas. Why do you want to move abroad? Before...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
14/05/19
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Inside recruitment with Peter
Inside recruitment with Peter
Peter Jackson Peter Jackson, Shipping Recruitment Consultant Describe your career path at WRS? When I first started my career in the maritime team at WRS as a recruitment consultant I began by shadowing my colleagues and learning about the industr...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
10/05/19
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