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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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Question: Are you unhappy at work?
Question: Are you unhappy at work?
You spend more time at your job—as much as one third of your days according to some sources—than just about anywhere. And if you’re miserable, it can take a tremendous toll on all aspects of your life. Yes, we can’t all be hap...
Posted by: Ruth McKinney
02/05/19
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New UK Government Guidance released on Minimum Wage for Seafarers in UK Waters
New UK Government Guidance released on Minimum Wage for Seafarers in UK Waters
New UK Government guidance has been released today regarding the UK National Minimum Wage for Seafarers.This means that all seafarers must be paid the UK National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage if aged over 25, which are set at present at &poun...
Posted by: Matthew Spells
18/01/18
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A Quick Guide to... Living and Working in Lagos, Nigeria
A Quick Guide to... Living and Working in Lagos, Nigeria
There are a lot of misconceptions about life in Lagos. Many expats who’ve lived in the city describe it as vibrant, colourful, and a huge amount of fun – yet the 2014 Economist Intelligence Unit rated the city as amongst the 4 worst desti...
Posted by: Fay Campbell
29/12/17
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Health and Safety in House-Building -- How Do Your Behavioural Safety Policies Affect You?
Health and Safety in House-Building -- How Do Your Behavioural Safety Policies Affect You?
It’s pretty fair to say that our evolution in Health and Safety is no accident – save for the odd lapse here and there! Derided or not (I suppose it is human reaction to rebel against those who make the rules – even if it’s ju...
Posted by: David Beckett
24/10/17
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Staring Down the Barrel of a Cliché
Staring Down the Barrel of a Cliché
There are hundreds of clichés in everyday life. Clichés in writing, in films, in advertising, in day-to-day conversation – especially small talk.  The realm of the job interview has not avoided this pestilence, and I’m...
Posted by: James Cant
28/08/17
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A Quick Guide to Living and Working in... Stavanger, Norway!
A Quick Guide to Living and Working in... Stavanger, Norway!
Stavanger is Norway’s third-largest urban zone and fourth-largest principality, with an estimated population of 130,000. Stavanger won the 2008 title of European Capital of Culture along with Liverpool of the UK. Renowned for its oil industry s...
Posted by: Kathie Higginson
25/08/17
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LinkedIn: Are you Linked In Properly?
LinkedIn: Are you Linked In Properly?
LinkedIn. The space on the Internet that gets called the Professional Facebook. The place that every professional and every business has created an account for – some have done so merely to be at the party: to show their face. But faces can be ...
Posted by: Kathie Higginson
21/08/17
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How to Survive during Bring Your Bacteria To Work Season
How to Survive during Bring Your Bacteria To Work Season
As we approach Autumn (the Fall) (21st September), some people in offices and non-office jobs all over the world are suffering the paradoxical “summer cold”. Despite the heat and the cover-your-eyes sunshine, the sweats people are getting...
Posted by: Kathie Higginson
18/08/17
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Jargon Busting: Oil and Gas (Part Two)
Jargon Busting: Oil and Gas (Part Two)
We are back with some more Oil and Gas WRS Jargon Busting today, and we are continuing to bust open some key Oil and Gas terms that might be very uncommon in the average person's day to day conversation, or simply sound familiar but mean something co...
Posted by: James Cant
16/08/17
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