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How can Marine and Ship Management companies utilise a more flexible workforce?
How can Marine and Ship Management companies utilise a more flexible workforce?
As offshore-focused businesses weather the unprecedented industry downturn, many companies servicing the sector are looking for ways to more efficiently manage costs in order to survive. Since the oil price started to contract in June 2014, radical c...
Posted by: Mark Brown
24/05/17
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Career Spotlight: The Site Manager
Career Spotlight: The Site Manager
Also known as: Construction Manager, Building Manager, Project Manager, and Site Agent.  The Site Manager. Likely to be wearing a white helmet, hands full of rolled-up drawings and reports, and to be the first person on and last off site. The S...
Posted by: John Kirkham
23/05/17
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Flexible Working: The Benefits of an Employer Who Listens
Flexible Working: The Benefits of an Employer Who Listens
Here at Worldwide Recruitment Solutions we pride ourselves on trust and integrity. One of the big demonstrations of trust at WRS came at the beginning of 2017 in the shape of flexible working. Whether you're a graduate fresh off the block, with bones...
Posted by: Daniel Ward
19/05/17
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Engineering Director, BDP, Major International Architecture, Design & Engineering Practice
Engineering Director, BDP, Major International Architecture, Design & Engineering Practice
Andrew has taken time to thoroughly understand the people, values, working environment and business needs of BDP at the same time as establishing a personal trust with me and key members of our management team. A strong relationship that has been ben...
Posted by: Andrew Kerr
18/05/17
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Boomerang Employees: To Rehire Or Not To Rehire?
Boomerang Employees: To Rehire Or Not To Rehire?
76%. This is the number of HR professionals who--in a recent study--stated that they are more likely to employ ‘boomerang employees’ now, than they would have been in the past. Of course, it is always worth greeting any statistic with cau...
Posted by: Francis Dunleavy
17/05/17
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Is it time for a resurgence in UK Textile Manufacturing?
Is it time for a resurgence in UK Textile Manufacturing?
Textile production in the UK peaked in 1926, with the business model that had carried Britain through the industrial revolution changing rapidly, and the invention of a wide variety of new materials affecting production. After the outbreak of WWI, ex...
Posted by: Rosie Wilson
15/05/17
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WRS Interview Advice: The Phone Interview
WRS Interview Advice: The Phone Interview
The phone interview is rapidly becoming a universal vetting system for candidates who have beaten the first stage of looking for a new job: having a relevant and organised CV. But what should you expect during stage two, the phone interview?  Ph...
Posted by: Melanie Walker
12/05/17
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WRS listed in London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain two years running!
WRS listed in London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain two years running!
I am delighted to announce our inclusion in London Stock Exchange Group's 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain for the second year running. The full report can be viewed here.  The report showcases the UK's most inspiring and fastest growing compa...
Posted by: Mark Brown
10/05/17
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Yorkshire 3 Peaks
Yorkshire 3 Peaks
This July, 13 members of our UK office will be completing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks in aid of UHSM – University Hospital South Manchester. This is a hospital that is local to our UK base, and many of our directors and staff have seen first-hand the...
Posted by: Kathie Higginson
09/05/17
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How can employers better support working parents?
How can employers better support working parents?
Having a baby is an exciting time, and you don’t want that excitement to be clouded in your employees’ eyes by the apprehension of returning to work, juggling their work life balance (a phrase that we seem to be hearing more and more of!)...
Posted by: Lucy Donald
02/05/17
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